Aventis Systems Named to Inc. Magazine’s Exclusive List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for Second Consecutive Year

Ranked No. 2,344 on the 2013 Inc. Magazine 500|5000, Aventis Systems Continues to Experience Sustained Growth While Expanding Product & Service Offerings

Atlanta, GA – Aventis Systems, Inc. a leading provider of both new and refurbished IT equipment, announced it has been named, for the second year in a row, to Inc. Magazine's seventh annual Inc. 500|5000. An exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies, the list represents a comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy — America's independent entrepreneurs. Only 5,000 out of approximately seven million privately-held U.S. businesses were named to the 2013 list.

Atlanta-based Aventis Systems earned the position of 2,344, out of 5,000 companies, and reported a three-year revenue growth of 155 percent from 2009-2012 and added 14 new jobs. According to the magazine, median growth rate of 2013 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 142 percent, despite a stagnant economic environment. The companies on this year's list report having created over 520,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $241 billion.

Additionally, the Company ranked 14th within the Computer Hardware Industry and 89th within companies in the Metro Atlanta area. Aventis Systems is excited to join Amped Wireless, LivingSocial, Edible Arrangements, and Lifelock, among other prestigious brands featured on this year’s list. The repeat honor is extremely important to the entire Aventis Systems team, given that the Company has only been in business for six years amidst a challenging economy.

"We are thrilled and honored to be recognized on the Inc. 500|5000 for a second year," said Hesam Lamei, President and Founder of Aventis Systems. "Over the past three years, Aventis Systems has experienced incredible growth, not only as a company, but also in our product and service offerings. We are focused on providing the highest quality products and services to our customers, and this milestone attests to the hard work and dedication of our valued employees, and the continued trust and support of our customers."

"Not all the companies in the Inc. 500|5000 are in glamorous industries, but in their fields they are as famous as household name companies simply by the virtue of being great at what they do. They are the hidden champions of job growth and innovation, the real muscle of the American economy," says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.

Each year, Inc. 500|5000 calls for companies to submit applications based upon their year-on-year company growth. A committee then selects the top 5,000 applicants and ranks each of them according to growth percentage. Not only does each company receive a national rank, but an industry and local rank, as well. All the companies that appear on Inc. Magazine’s prestigious ranking of America's fastest-growing privately held companies are also invited to accept their award in person at the Inc. 500/5000 Conference and Awards Ceremony in Phoenix, Arizona. The annual three day event brings the nation's brightest, most successful business minds together to celebrate their remarkable achievements.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000/list.

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About Aventis Systems

Aventis Systems, Inc., is one of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S. The Atlanta-based company specializes in Dell and HP lines of servers and storage units, as well as Cisco networking equipment. The Company also offers a full suite of business class workstations, desktops, laptops and all hardware components necessary for upgrades.

Aventis Systems' mission is to build long-lasting relationships with customers by offering an extensive plan designed to cover their IT needs. Aventis Systems starts by leveraging experienced sales and engineering professionals to evaluate customers' infrastructures in order to craft the most cost-effective solutions. Due to the company’s expansive inventory, Aventis Systems delivers these solutions with the shortest build and ship times in the industry. Additionally, the Company offers on-site installation services for customers across the continental U.S. so that they can implement their projects as quickly as possible. All Aventis Systems’ customers are covered by comprehensive warranties which include access to dedicated, domestic technical support. Optional maintenance service plans are provided by certified technicians with on-site response times as short as two hours. Finally, to further simplify the purchasing process, Aventis Systems' offers equipment trade-in and financing options. For more information on Aventis Systems, please contact 1-866-528-9313, visit www.AventisSystems.com or connect with them on LinkedIn.