More than 4,000 software resellers, consultants and IT service providers use this company’s cloud-based MessageStream platform to buy products ranging from email software and document storage to encryption and anti-virus software. Founder Nick Marshall, 47, started Giacom as an internet services provider in 1999. He led a management buyout last year, supported by an undisclosed investment from private equity firm LDC. Sales hit £6.6m in 2016. The company expects them to double this year under new managing director Mike Wardell, 36.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank69
CompanyGiacom
ActivityCloud services provider
LocationHull
Average 3 year sales growth60.73%
Latest sales £000s6,629
Staff50
Founded1999
Websitewww.giacom.com

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