Stage 2 Networks Secures Inc. 5000 Ranking Third Year in a Row

Named one of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies

New York, NY (August 21, 2012)Stage 2 Networks, a cloud communications leader in the New York metropolitan area, announced today its ranking on Inc. Magazine’s 31st annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies in America. The list represents a comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs.  This marks the third consecutive year the company has been named to the Inc. 5000 list joining a pedigree of enterprises, many of which have grown to become national icons—including companies such as Microsoft, Zappos, Intuit, Jamba Juice, Zipcar, Clif Bar, Vizio, Oracle, and many other well-known names.

“We are honored to attain a coveted ranking in this year’s Inc. 5000 list for the third year in a row,” says Joe Gillette, CEO of Stage 2 Networks. “Our team has demonstrated incredible commitment to our success, and passion for our customers in order to achieve such a high growth rate during very challenging times for our nation’s economy.”

The 2012 Inc. 5000, unveiled in the September issue of Inc., is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. “Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500/5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward.  Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is,” says Inc. magazine Editor Eric Schurenberg.

Complete results of the Inc. 500|5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at

About Stage 2 Networks
Stage 2 Networks is among the forerunners in opening up the cloud-communications universe to companies of all sizes. Stage 2’s robust network allows businesses to access a comprehensive portfolio of communications services including hosted PBX and business trunking, cloud-based unified communications (UC), advanced voice applications, and network services for both voice and data. Stage 2 delivers creative, customized solutions to businesses that will receive streamlined communications with enhanced quality of service, while drastically lowering their capital expenditures. Stage 2 is a founding member of the Cloud Communications Alliance. For more information visit

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