Mike Thompson Named as Finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Northern California

Campbell, CA (May 12, 2016) – Groupware Technology, a leading data center solution provider, today announced that president and CEO, Mike Thompson, has been named as a Finalist in the Ernst and Young (EY) Entrepreneur of The Year 2016 Northern California awards program.

The represented companies on the 2016 Finalists list nearly doubled their workforces during the past two years – from 5,991 to 11,631 employees. Combined revenues grew 160 percent from $1,895,126,673 to almost $5 billion during the same period.

“I am very honored by this recognition,” said Mike Thompson, president and CEO, “which really should be shared with our entire team, whose energy and commitment inspire me every day. Our customer-centric and technology savvy culture have shaped the value-driven offerings that have propelled our growth, including our lab and proof-of-concept capabilities, integration services and cloud solutions.”

In its 30th year, the EY Entrepreneur of The Year awards program recognizes entrepreneurs in over 145 cities in 60 countries who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

A panel of independent judges evaluate entrepreneurs that demonstrate exceptional vision, skill and passion selected Northern California business leaders as Finalists in the Entrepreneur of the Year program (view list). Award winners will be announced at a black tie Awards Gala on Friday, June 24, with over 500 Founders, CEOs and other business leaders at The Fairmont San Jose.



About Groupware Technology

Groupware Technology, Inc. is a leading data center infrastructure solution provider that delivers services and solutions to customers to increase business and IT agility and boost ROI on technology investments. Our commitment to our customers is to help optimize their existing IT assets, evaluate and implement new technologies and provide a road map toward cloud-centric infrastructure models.  Groupware specializes in data center infrastructure and cloud computing solutions, rack integration services and first call support. For more information, contact (408) 540-0090 or visit



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