Global managed cloud solutions provider was recognized at the Fast 50 Awards ceremony as one of the 50 fastest-growing privately held companies in the Research Triangle Region.



Raleigh, N.C., Nov. 11, 2022 RapidScale, a Cox Business company, has been recognized as a “Fast 50” company by the Triangle Business Journal. TBJ Fast 50 winners were selected and ranked based on trending revenue growth and profitability in the preceding three years. The numbers are analyzed by BDO, a Fast 50 partner.

Winners were recognized at TBJ’s 30th annual Fast 50 Awards, sharing 2022 company rankings during an evening reception ceremony at the Angus Barn in Raleigh. RapidScale Vice President and General Manager Duane Barnes was joined and supported by the company’s leadership team in accepting this award.

“We are incredibly honored to have been recognized alongside many innovative and successful companies within the Research Triangle region,” said Barnes. “Our company’s growth reflects our team’s hard work and dedication in delivering managed IT solutions to our clients. We’re excited to continue to provide the expertise and technology resources our customers need so they can remain focused on their strategic business initiatives.” 

“There is no shortage of great companies in the Triangle, which makes it exceptionally rewarding for RapidScale to have been recognized on TBJ’s Fast 50 list,” said Bob Buchanan, Sr. Director of Sales for RapidScale. “Each team, from sales, operations, and account management to solutions engineering and support, have met or exceeded their departmental goals, which have contributed to our massive business growth.”

Find the full list of Triangle Business Journal’s 2022 Fast 50 winners here.

About RapidScale

For IT and business leaders looking to scale, secure, and simplify their IT, RapidScale, a Cox Business Company, is the next-generation managed cloud services provider that aggregates best-in-class cloud technology under a single management portal, enabling IT to accomplish more while providing an exceptional end-user experience. By delivering simple and secure access to company data and applications from anywhere, any time, on any device, RapidScale sets itself apart from other cloud providers through its team of technology experts, award-winning end-user customer support, flexible co-management options, and easy-to-use management portal. For more information on RapidScale, visit

About Cox Business

Cox Communications owns Cox Business and is a facilities-based provider of voice, video, and data solutions for commercial customers. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at

The commercial division of Cox Communications, Cox Business, provides voice, data, and video services for more than 355,000 small and regional businesses nationwide, including health care providers, K−12 and higher education; financial institutions; and federal, state and local government organizations. The organization also serves most of the top-tier wireless and wireline telecommunications carriers in the U.S. through its wholesale division. For more information, please visit


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