Inc. Magazine Names Emerald Data Solutions To Annual 500/5000 List

Continued Sales Growth Cements Company As Leader Of Paperless Governance Industry

ATLANTA – Emerald Data Solutions™, Inc., the eGovernance pioneer and developer of BoardDocs® paperless meeting solutions, has announced that Inc. Magazine named the company one of the fastest growing private businesses in the nation on its 29th Annual Inc. 500/5000 List. The list represents a comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy – America's independent‐minded entrepreneurs.

Emerald Data Solutions delivers BoardDocs industry-leading paperless meeting services worldwide. Initially developed in 2000, BoardDocs solutions are low-maintenance, low-cost and virtually turn-key. Through BoardDocs, Emerald Data Solutions enables governing bodies to save taxpayer dollars, reduce staff time, improve board effectiveness and increase transparency in governance, while having a positive effect on the environment. Since its national introduction in 2002, nearly 500 organizations have chosen the eGovernance pioneer for their paperless needs.

Emerald Data Solutions offers two powerful and easy-to-use eGovernance solutions: BoardDocs Pro and BoardDocs LT. Both products are fully supported on most mobile devices, including the Apple® iPad™. Plus, only BoardDocs includes dedicated project management, on-site training and US-based, 7 x 24 technical support with every subscription.

For more information about BoardDocs’ services, call (800) 407-0141 or visit to experience our leading eGovernance solutions firsthand.

About Emerald Data Solutions
The experts at Emerald Data Solutions™, Inc. have been providing technology solutions to public and private organizations since 1989. Our past clients have included the State of Georgia, BellSouth and Turner Broadcasting and hundreds of local governments. Currently, Emerald Data Solutions is exclusively dedicated to the development and delivery of BoardDocs eGovernance solutions. BoardDocs was initially developed in 2000 for Marietta City Schools, and since the national introduction of BoardDocs in June of 2002, over 550 organizations have chosen BoardDocs as their paperless governance solution. Our staff includes a former school district technology director, former school board clerk, former database administrator for the DOE’s Yucca Mountain Facility, former Fortune 50 executive trainers, top developers and certified support analysts. We have trained thousands of board members and administrators so we understand organizations and how board materials are collected and distributed.

Inc. 500 Methodology
The 2011 Inc. 500 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2007 to 2010. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2007. Additionally, they had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2010. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2007 is $100,000; the minimum for 2010 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at

About Inc. Magazine
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures LLC, Inc. ( is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. With a total paid circulation of 710,106, Inc. provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing, and technology. Visit us online at




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