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iomart Group voted AIM/Mid Sized Cap at Scotland PLC Awards

26th April 2013 · Press Releases

Cloud computing company wins title for second year

iomart Group plc (AIM:IOM) has been voted AIM/Mid-sized Cap PLC of the year for the second year running at the Scotland PLC awards.

iomart Group’s “impressive financial performance last year and its success in pulling off a string of strategic acquisitions” was highlighted by the judging panel.

One of the judges commented that iomart was “Clearly a highly effective business model which is growing rapidly through both acquisition and organic growth.”

Angus MacSween, CEO of iomart Group, said: “Scottish and UK business has now grasped the important role that the cloud can play in delivering computing resources. We have invested in a high speed fibre network and made a strategic acquisition of Melbourne Server Hosting in Manchester, to ensure that iomart can deliver the mission critical cloud services those businesses need wherever they are located.”

The awards, which were established to recognise the success of Scotland’s listed companies, are held jointly by Scottish Business Insider and leading accountant PwC.

Aberdeen Asset Management took the overall of Scottish PLC of the Year while iomart client Stagecoach picked up the award for sustainability.

Commenting on the awards, Lindsay Gardiner, regional leader at PwC in Scotland, said: “It’s crucial that we continue to champion the pivotal role played by the private sector in creating jobs, developing goods, delivering services and driving our economic rehabilitation here in Scotland and across the UK.

“By promoting enterprise and demonstrating that business is good for our communities and our country, we can help inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs and business leaders and generate an entrepreneurial revolution in our back yard.”

iomart Group acquisition Melbourne also picked up the award for Best Tech Deal at the Northern Tech Awards.

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