LONDON – 17 July 2014 – Six Degrees today announced that it has been recognised as one of the country’s fastest growing companies in the Science 50 Index. The list of fifty companies, which was compiled by the Royal Society and Silicon Valley Comes to the UK, ranks the best performing businesses in the British science and enterprise sectors.

The Science 50 Index is an ‘on-going index’, which tracks the growth of the high performing businesses, which are boosting economic growth in the UK. The 50 companies selected are part of a larger cohort of 375 fast-growth science-based companies, which were worth a combined £18.5 billion in 2013.

Six Degrees was nominated for the Science 50 Index by the London Science Museum, which has applauded the converged service provider’s impressive 155 per cent growth rate since 2012. Six Degrees’ place in the Science 50 Index also recognises the company’s investment in data centres, cloud platforms and converged technologies is transforming the way managed services are delivered in the UK.

Alastair Mills, CEO at Six Degrees’ said: “We are honoured to have been included in this prestigious group of UK science & technology businesses. Since launching Six Degrees in 2010 we have accelerated our growth in the cloud, data and unified comms markets. We have a talented team at Six Degrees and inclusion in the Science 50 Index demonstrates our ability to associate with the UK’s most innovative organisations. It consolidates the belief that we are delivering high quality services to the UK’s rapidly growing mid market.”