Exinda named to Inc. 500|5000 List for America's Fastest-Growing Companies

Inc. magazine has named Exinda, a global provider of next-generation WAN optimization and application assurance solutions, to its sixth annual Inc. 500|5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Exinda ranked in the top quartile of all software companies, and was the only WAN optimization vendor named to the list.

Exinda joins Yelp, yogurt maker Chobani, Giftcards.com, KIND and famed hatmaker Tilly’s among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list. Many of the most successful companies in the U.S. received their first national recognition when they were named to the Inc. list. Companies such as Microsoft, Timberland, Vizio, Intuit, Jamba Juice, Zappos.com, Under Armour, Microsoft, Clif Bar, Pandora, Patagonia and Oracle have appeared on the list in previous years.

Exinda enables organizations to assure the user experience for strategic business applications through policy-based WAN optimization that intelligently applies acceleration and containment based on the priorities of the business. Traditional WAN optimization services protocol optimization and compression have become table-stakes capabilities for network operators. Exinda’s WAN optimization 2.0 solutions provide actionable performance insights, policy-based application optimization, SLA dashboards and recreational application containment in addition to basic optimization and compression. Exinda is the first vendor to bring to market a solution that delivers application assurance as part of its core WAN optimization offering, allowing organizations to focus on business, not bits.

“Exinda is honored to be named to the Inc. 500|5000 list and be included alongside such esteemed, high-growth businesses,” said Exinda CEO Michael Sharma. “For the past two years Exinda has grown faster than any other WAN Optimization vendor, and our unique approach to solving customers’ network challenges has contributed to that success and is indicative of a change in customer priorities. Exinda is leading a fundamental shift in WAN optimization, with application assurance and user experience replacing traffic compression and acceleration at center stage.”

The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2008. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies as of December 31, 2011. In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 97 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created over 400,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 billion.

About Exinda

Exinda is a proven global supplier of next-generation WAN optimization and application assurance solutions. The company has helped more than 2,500 organizations in over 80 countries worldwide assure application performance, improve the end-user experience, contain recreational applications and reduce network operating costs for the IT executive. For more information, please visit http://www.exinda.com.

About Inc.

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders.  Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today.  For more information, visit www.inc.com.