BusinessWeek magazine has named global provider of unified IP business
communications solutions, Interactive Intelligence, among its 2008 top 50
hot growth companies.
Interactive Intelligence ranked 33rd among BusinessWeek's Top 50, with a
return on invested capital of 35.9 percent and three-year sales growth of
The company was also ranked second on Fortune Small Business (FSB)
magazine's list of fasted growing technology companies and tenth on the
magazine's list of 100 fastest growing small public companies in America.
Interactive Intelligence achieved its tenth-place ranking with 26.2% revenue
growth, 152.3% earnings per share, and an 80.2% total return to investors
based on a three-year annualised rate.
"Our growth is based on the value our unique all-in-one communications
software suite delivers, particularly as organisations make the transition
to voice over IP," says Interactive Intelligence CEO, Dr. Donald E. Brown.
"In a challenging economy, companies focus on reducing costs and improving
customer service. Fortunately for us, these are primary benefits of our
Interactive Intelligence grew 32% in 2007 based on revenues of
$109.9-million, an increase from $83-million in 2006. The company has
reported consecutive quarterly profitability since 2004.
In 1997 Interactive Intelligence released the first all-in-one IP
communications software suite for contact centres and enterprises designed
to eliminate the cost and complexity introduced by multi-point products.
Today, the company provides its more than 3 000 global customers with a
comprehensive solution-set comprised of premise-based and hosted offerings,
including software, hardware, consulting, support, education and