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Astir IT Solutions, Named For the Fifth Consecutive Year to Inc. Magazine’s Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc.500|5000

NEW YORK, August 23, 2011 -- Inc. magazine today listed Astir IT Solutions, Inc. on its fifth annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. This is the fifth consecutive year that Astir IT Solutions, Inc. has been on this exclusive listing which represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs.

In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2011 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 94 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created 350,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $366 billion, up 14 percent from last year.

"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 Jane Berentson.

Kishore Ganji, Founder and CEO of Astir IT Solution, Inc. stated that “We are extremely proud to be listed on this extremely important list for the fifth year in a row and believe that our strategic plans have us poised for a continuation of our positive growth rates into the future.”

MEDIA CONTACT:
Bob Markowitz,bobm@astirit.com (908) 279-8670 ext. 704


About Astir IT Solutions, Inc.
Operating since 2001, Astir IT Solutions (www.astirit.com) provides Technical Staffing, Software Development and IT Consulting services to help its clients use technology to solve their business problems and increase their operational efficiency. Astir has grown consistently year over year, has been a multi-year member of Inc. 500/5000, and has ranked in the top 50 NJ companies for the past 4 years running. In 2009 after a period of significant growth, Astir Analytics (www.astiranalytics.com) was formed as a separate division, helping marketing organizations improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their operations. Early in 2010, Astir acquired Inothink Solutions, another IT consulting firm and in early 2011, Astir doubled its size with the acquisition of Sysnet Technology Solutions (www.sysnetts.com).

About Inc. Magazine
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures LLC, Inc. (www.inc.com) is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. With a total paid circulation of 710,106, Inc. provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing, and technology. Visit us online at www.inc.com.