Wursta’s Top Moments of 2023

Natalie Willis
  • 7 min read

2023 marked a year of continued growth and success for Wursta. We deepened our expertise in key areas like cloud computing, AI, and cybersecurity. By staying at the forefront of technology and fostering a culture of innovation, we are well-positioned to navigate any challenges and seize exciting opportunities in the new year. As the year comes to a close, we wanted to recognize our top moments of 2023.

Ranking 1209 on the Inc. 5000 List – a 4th time placement!

Securing a spot on the Inc. 5000 list for the fourth consecutive year is an incredible honor! This year, we proudly ranked 1209 overall. Huge thanks to our amazing customers for their unwavering support—we couldn’t have achieved this without you. Here’s to more success in 2024!

Wursta Earns Top 15 Spot in Austin Business Journal’s Fast 50!

Wursta received high marks from the Austin Business Journey in their annual Fast 50 contest that looks at the last three years of revenue growth to determine the winner. Wusta came in at #15 with a 95% compounded annual growth rate (AGR). The team was ecstatic to accept their award at the ceremony held at the JW Marriott Austin. 

CloudOn & Wursta Live On Stage at Google Next 2023

Our CEO, Matt Wursta, was featured in a distinguished panel discussion at Google Next 2023. Alongside Salah Tigani, CEO of CloudOn, Matt delved into the transformative partnerships with Google Cloud and the successful implementation of a multicloud strategy. The discussion highlighted the significant impact on CloudOn’s resource-strapped clients, showcasing remarkable achievements such as higher uptimes and an impressive 138% increase in download speed for client applications. Matt Wursta’s insights underscore our commitment to innovative solutions and strategic collaborations, marking a pivotal moment in our journey with Google Cloud. Watch the session below or click here

CEO Spotlight: Wursta Recognition in CRN

Wursta CEO, Matt Wursta, spotlighted the pivotal role of Google’s Duet AI in transforming collaboration within Google Workspace and Cloud Platform in a CRN article. As quoted in the article, Matt anticipates Duet AI becoming a cornerstone technology, driving success for Google Cloud partners and revolutionizing the hybrid work landscape. Despite initial AI hesitancy, Matt underscores the technology’s ability to accelerate project timelines and mitigate risks, reflecting the brand’s commitment to staying at the forefront of advancements and delivering exceptional value to our clients.

Unveiling Our UK & Ireland Expansion

We’ve expanded our horizons to the United Kingdom and Ireland! With expansion in these strategic locations, we are committed to providing even more robust support to our clients in the region. This expansion aligns with our dedication to delivering exceptional cloud solutions and personalized services. By establishing a local presence, we aim to deepen our relationships, understand regional nuances, and tailor our expertise to meet the unique needs of our clients. We’re excited about this new chapter and look forward to fostering stronger connections and driving success together in these dynamic markets.

Charting New Horizons in Ecuador

Wursta expanded into Latin America with a new office headquartered in Quito, Ecuador. The company is also working with Ecuador’s Corporación Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (CNT), a state-owned telecom operator that provides fixed-line telephony, mobile, satellite TV, and internet services, to help CNT adopt the cloud. Additionally, in partnership with CNT the government of Ecuador, Wursta is chartering the first Cloud Academy training program for cloud architects in the region.

Earned TWO Google Cloud Specializations: Application Development & Infrastructure 

This year, Wursta achieved TWO Google Cloud Specializations! In order to meet this milestone, a Google Cloud Partner must meet strict criteria of consistently facilitating customer success and demonstrate technical capabilities all of which are evaluated by a third-party assessor. Wursta is proud to have earned recognition in the service areas of Infrastructure and Application Development. The Google Cloud Partner Specialization program rigorously evaluates the capabilities of partners delivering services that utilize Google Cloud products. Engaging a Specialized partner ensures that a project will be executed by a certified team of experts, minimizing risk and maximizing success.

“2023 Activation” Employee Offsite in Mexico

We normally get everyone together as a company, year over year, but in 2023 we went all out! Our entire company was invited to Cancun, Mexico in January for Wursta’s “2023 Activation” to discuss the year ahead. The week was a mix of fun in the sun, awards, excursions and presentations from our executive leadership team. If you thought we only knew how to work hard, rest assured that we are also professionals at playing hard!

It has been a remarkable year of collaboration and shared achievements. We are optimistic about the future and believe that it holds great potential for our continued success.