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Inc. Names ESi One of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the U.S.

Emergency Management Software Company Grows 63% in Three Years

AUGUSTA, Ga., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, ESi®, the global leader in emergency information management solutions, has been named to the Inc. Magazine list of America's fastest-growing private companies, with a three-year growth rate of 63%.  Inc.'s comprehensive listing of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies ranges from firms in construction and manufacturing to IT and business services.

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Over a decade ago, ESi pioneered the concept of the "virtual" emergency operations center with WebEOC®, the world's first Internet-enabled crisis information management software.  WebEOC provides situational awareness and a common operating picture during a crisis event or day-to-day operations.

"We are very gratified that Inc. has once again recognized our consistent growth and dedication to the emergency management community," said Nadia Butler, ESi President and Chief Executive Officer.  "I would also like to thank all of the employees of ESi and our vendors and partners around the world who made this possible."

Since its inception in 1996, ESi has achieved its stellar growth primarily through word-of-mouth referrals.  Today, ESi offers a range of software products that include WebEOC, WebEOC Mapper Professional, and WebEOC Resource Manager, that are used at many federal agencies, more than 25 state and over 250 county and municipal emergency operation centers, hospitals, airlines, public utilities, nuclear power facilities, universities, and corporations worldwide.

About ESi

Augusta, Georgia-based ESi®, the global leader in crisis information management technology, pioneered the market with WebEOC®, the world's first Web-enabled emergency management communications system.  ESi connects crisis response teams and decision makers at national, state and local agencies, healthcare providers, airlines, and corporations worldwide, providing access to real-time information for a common operating picture during a crisis or daily operations.  By offering a solutions package from initial design and installation through training, implementation, and maintenance, ESi sets the standard for crisis information management. For more information, please visit


For further information: Norm Viksna, ESi, +1-706-262-2516,