By combining capacity bought from large internet service providers such as Tiscali and BT, Griffin Internet provides a white-label, wholesale internet service. This is used by smaller internet service providers that cannot afford their own infrastructure, or by other telecom businesses that resell it. The company was founded in 1993 and claims it was behind the first Premier League football commentary on the interent. In 2009 it launched a series of cloud computing, virtualisation and hosting services. Overseen by managing director John Dawson, sales grew 42% a year from £5.9m in 2006 to £16.9m in 2009.

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Company details
Year2010
Rank76
CompanyGriffin Internet
ActivityInternet service provider
LocationDerby
Average 3 year sales growth42.03%
Latest sales £000s16,910
Staff71
Founded1993
Websitewww.griffin.com

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