E911 solution provider listed as one of the fastest growing technology companies in Canada
MONTREAL, Nov. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Connexon Telecom, doing business as 911 Enable, a leader in E911 solutions for VoIP and UC systems is named among the fastest growing technology companies in Canada in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™. Winners are selected for their technological innovation, entrepreneurship, rapid growth and leadership, based on the percentage of revenue growth over five years. Connexon Telecom's increase in revenues of 471% percent from 2008 to 2012 resulted in a 16 ranking.
"Canadian Fast 50 companies innovate, demonstrate leadership, create jobs, and invest in R&D," said Richard Lee, Deloitte's National Managing Partner, Technology, Media & Telecommunications. "They are remarkable companies that show dedication, drive and commitment that are key to growth in the Canadian technology sector."
Now in its 16th year, the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ program recognizes leaders in the Canadian technology industry and tracks the successful growth of Canadian-grown global leaders. The program augments the broader Deloitte North American Technology Fast 500™ initiative, with winners automatically eligible for this elite ranking.
Connexon Telecom's Director Lev Deich, credits the company's continuous investment in R&D and certification with the top VoIP and UC providers as key success factors. "Ensuring that our technology integrates with the latest versions of VoIP and UC systems being deployed by clients and being flexible enough to adapt to a multitude of UC environments and specific client requirements is what has helped us get to where we are today," said Lev Deich.
To qualify for the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ ranking, companies must have been in business for at least five years, have revenues of at least $5 million, be headquartered in Canada, own proprietary technology, and conduct research and development activities in Canada. A panel of industry experts evaluate and judge companies based on four key criteria: competitive advantage; size, growth, and market attractiveness; management effectiveness and organization; and financial performance.
About the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ - The Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ program is Canada's pre-eminent technology awards program. Celebrating business growth, innovation and entrepreneurship, the program features four distinct categories including the Technology Fast 50™ Ranking, Companies-to-Watch Awards (early-stage Canadian tech companies in business less than five years, with the potential to be a future Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ candidate,) Leadership Awards (companies that demonstrate technological leadership and innovation within the industry) and the Deloitte Technology Green 15™ Awards (Canada's leading GreenTech companies that promote a more efficient use and re-use of the earth's resources in industrial production and consumption.) Program sponsors include Deloitte, Bennett Jones and OMERS Ventures. For further information, visit www.fast50.ca.
About Connexon Telecom
Based out of Montreal, Connexon Telecom has been providing E911 solutions since 2005. The company was born after identifying a growing need for E911 solutions for organizations using VoIP and UC systems. As businesses upgrade their voice networks they unknowingly face challenges that might delay in getting employees the help they need in an emergency. The company's Emergency Gateway and Emergency Routing Service allow organizations to track IP phones, properly route E911 calls and alert on-site security personnel of emergencies. Certified with key technology partners like Avaya, Cisco and Microsoft, Connexon Telecom serves clients of all sizes and verticals, in the US and Canada, and is dedicated to building solutions that help keep users safe.
SOURCE: Connexon Telecom
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