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BlackMesh Increases Revenue by Over 40 Percent in 2008

January 12
13:29 2009

Web Hosting NewsHERNDON, Va. – BlackMesh, a provider of information technology solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, today announced that the company increased its revenue by 41 percent and grew its customer base by 17 percent in 2008, leading to its sixth consecutive year of growth. In addition, the company continued to be an active leader in the Drupal community, doubling throughout the year the number of Drupal sites hosted on BlackMesh servers. Drupal, a popular open source content management system, is used by developers around the world to build many leading Web sites.

“Our continued growth is a testament not only to the talent and experience of our expert staff, but also to our ability to help customers reduce operating costs, especially during a time when the bottom line is more important than ever,” said Eric Mandel, CEO of BlackMesh. “By providing the hardware, network equipment, and staff necessary to maintain an organization’s IT infrastructure, we allow customers to focus on their core business rather than day-to-day technology issues. This business-cost model, combined with our unlimited, anytime service plan, is designed for and has been adopted by many emerging businesses and will continue to support BlackMesh’s success into 2009.”

BlackMesh significantly expanded its customer base in 2008 with nationally recognized clients including CommonPlaces, Phase2 Technology and Tag 1 Consulting, which maintains, an advertising network that aims to foster a friendly and useful advertising community for Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) oriented websites and advertisers. The company also announced new partnerships with technology providers R1Soft and Kemp Technologies to improve and secure the management of BlackMesh customer data.

In addition to doubling the number of Drupal sites BlackMesh hosted in 2008, the company continued its status as a leader in the Drupal community by presenting at the official 2008 conference, DrupalCon Boston, and was actively involved in the Washington D.C. region’s local Drupal groups. BlackMesh will take its relationship with the Drupal community a step further in 2009 with its gold sponsorship of DrupalCon D.C, which will be held at the Washington, D.C. Convention Center March 4-7, 2009. More information is available at:

About Blackmesh
Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Herndon, Va., BlackMesh is a provider of information technology solutions for small and mid-sized businesses. BlackMesh specializes in the design, deployment, and administration of robust, innovative managed hosting and managed services in both off-site and on-site locations. Combining powerful, high-performance technologies with world-class service and support, BlackMesh provides its customers with the tools they need to lower costs, accelerate growth, increase agility and improve efficiency. For more information, visit

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