September 26, 2013

Marcum LLP and Connecticut Technology Council Announce Marcum Tech Top 40 Winners

Marcum LLP and Connecticut Technology Council Announce Marcum Tech Top 40 Winners

Datto, Inc. LLC Named Connecticut’s Fastest Growing Technology Company

Hartford, CT – Marcum LLP, one of the nation’s leading accounting and advisory firms, and The Connecticut Technology Council tonight announced the winners of the 2013 Marcum Tech Top 40, an annual awards program recognizing the 40 fastest growing technology companies in Connecticut, based on revenue growth over the most recent four-year period. Winners include technology innovators in six industry categories. Results were announced at a gala reception at the Oakdale Theater in Wallingford.

The overall winner of this year’s Marcum Tech Top 40 is Norwalk, CT-based Datto Incorporated, which achieved revenue growth of 33,407 percent from 2009 – 2012. Datto, Inc. is an award-winning vendor of backup, disaster recovery (BDR) and Intelligent Business Continuity (IBC) solutions, providing technology and support to its 5,000+ channel partners throughout North America and Europe.

At the category level, this year’s winners include the following companies:

  • Advanced Manufacturing – APS Technology, Inc.
  • Energy/Environmental Technologies – Proton Onsite
  • New Media/Internet/Telecom – iSend, LLC
  • Life Sciences – Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Software – Clarity Software Solutions

“Marcum congratulates all of this year’s winners for their achievements, their uncompromising commitment to innovation, and their leadership,” said Anthony P. Scillia, Partner-in-Charge, Marcum New England. “Each one of them demonstrates what can be attained with a vision, talent and a passion to succeed.” Marcum, which has Connecticut offices in Hartford and New Haven, has been title sponsor of the Tech Top 40 since 2007.

“Each year, the Marcum Tech Top 40 awards program is the premier technology event of the fall,” said Matthew Nemerson, President and CEO of the Connecticut Technology Council. “Our winning companies reassert that Connecticut is home to extraordinary technology innovators who are leaders in their individual markets.”

About the Winners
APS Technology, in the Advanced Manufacturing category, has been steadily expanding over the last few years adding space and jobs at its Wallingford facility. Its instrumentation is used by the oilfield industry.

Proton Onsite, another Wallingford company, captured the top prize in the Energy/Environmental Technologies category. The company is a global leader in hydrogen energy and innovative gas solutions.

Guilford CT is home to the Software category winner, Clarity Software Solutions, Inc. The company assists its clients with optimizing customer relationships by enhancing flexibility and control over their document management and communications delivery.

iSend, LLC, Middlebury CT, won in the New Media/Internet/Telecom technology category. The company, last year’s overall winner, impressed again this year with growth of 3,145%. Its international electronic payment service provides financial options for people who support family members in other countries.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals of Cheshire won in the Life Sciences category. The company, which will move to New Haven in the next two years, produces the drug Soliris®, a treatment for patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemogolbinuria, a rare blood disease.

About the Marcum Tech Top 40
Companies considered for the Marcum Tech Top 40 are required to have at least $50,000 in revenue in the first year and $3 million in revenue in the fourth year of the nomination period. The list is made up primarily of privately held companies, and also includes 14 public companies.

2013 Marcum Tech Top 40 Companies by Industry Category

Advanced Manufacturing
Amphenol Corp., Wallingford
APS Technology, Inc., Wallingford
ATMI Inc., Danbury
Dymax Corporation, Torrington
EDAC Technologies Corp., Farmington
Foster Corporation, Putnam
Harman International Industries, Stamford
Rogers Corporation, Rogers
RSL Fiber Systems, LLC, East Hartford

Energy/Environment/Green Technology
FuelCell Energy, Inc., Danbury
Proton OnSite, Wallingford

IT Services
Amnet Systems LLC, Stamford
Cervalis LLC, Shelton
Cierant Corporation, Danbury
Datto Inc., Norwalk
Gartner Inc., Stamford
Information Services Group Inc., Stamford
VLink Inc., South Windsor

Life Sciences
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Cheshire
Bio-Med Devices, Inc., Guilford
Metrum Research Group, LLC, Tariffville

New Media/Internet/Telecom
EasySeat, LLC, Plainville
HealthPlanOne, LLC, Shelton
iSend, LLC, Middlebury
JobTarget, LLC, New London
M2 Media Group, Stamford
Mediabistro Inc., Norwalk, Inc., Norwalk
TicketNetwork, South Windsor

Clarity Software Solutions, Inc., Guilford
Core Informatics, LLC, Branford
ePath Learning, Inc., New London
eVariant, Inc., Farmington
Evolution1, Inc., Avon
Higher One, Inc., New Haven
PASSUR Aerospace, Inc., Stamford
Shoptech Corporation, Glastonbury
Square 9 Softworks, Inc., New Haven
SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc, Windsor
Tangoe, Inc., Orange
Triple Point Technology, Westport

This year’s event sponsors include: title sponsor Marcum LLP, AT&T Connecticut, Comcast Business, Connecticut Innovations, MY HR Supplier, the law firm of Pullman & Comley, OneBeacon Insurance Group, Robert Half Technology, The HB Group, Inc., TriNet HR Corporation, UK Trade & Investment, Webster Bank, Xand Corporation, and Wellstone Insurance.

About The Connecticut Technology Council
The Connecticut Technology Council is a statewide association of technology oriented companies and institutions, providing leadership in areas of policy advocacy, community building and assistance for growing companies. Speaking for over 2,000 companies that employ some 200,000 residents, the Connecticut Technology Council seeks to provide a strong and urgent voice in support of the creation of a culture of innovation. This includes working to position Connecticut as a leader in idea creation, workforce preparation, entrepreneurial aptitude, early stage risk capital availability and providing on-going support and mentoring to high potential firms. For more information, visit

About Marcum LLP
Marcum LLP is a top-ranked national accounting and advisory firm dedicated to helping entrepreneurial, middle-market companies and high net worth individuals achieve their goals. Marcum’s industry-focused practices offer deep insight and specialized services to privately held and publicly registered companies, and nonprofit and social sector organizations. The Firm also provides a full complement of technology, wealth management, and executive search and staffing services. Headquartered in New York City, Marcum has offices in major business markets across the U.S. and select international locations. #AskMarcum.