Ekahau is poised for strong growth in 2012 and beyond fueled by
increasing demand for its market leading Real Time Location System
RESTON, VA, Sept. 25, 2012 /CNW/ - Ekahau Inc., the worldwide leader in
high performance Wi-Fi-based Real Time Location Systems (RTLS) announced today that its sales grew by over 50% in the first
half of 2012. The majority of the company's growth came from the
healthcare sector where it enjoys the reputation of a solid performance
leader and innovator in helping hospitals improve efficiencies, patient safety, and work-flow.
In addition to the rapid increase in sales, Ekahau has also received
nearly $10 million in additional growth funding during the year. This
funding will help continue the acceleration of Ekahau's product
development efforts as well as bolster its sales and customer care
teams. The funding was led by Nexit Ventures with participation from
several new and existing investors in the company.
The company also announced the appointment of Mark D. Norris as the new
President and CEO of Ekahau. Mr. Norris has been with the company for
over 18 months and served as COO and CFO prior to his promotion. With
more than 20 years of strategic-leadership experience, Mr. Norris has
held executive roles in operations and finance including M&A experience
with public and private companies including Marriott, AES, and USA
Mobility, which span industry verticals including healthcare,
hospitality and education.
"Mark brings a fresh vision to Ekahau and has already set new standards
for the company in regards to energy, focus and leadership," said
Michel Wendell, Chairman of Ekahau. "Mark is focused on continuing the
company's tradition of driving innovation and bringing industry leading
applications to the growing RTLS market."
About Ekahau Inc.
Ekahau Inc. is the industry leader in providing Wi-Fi-based RTLS
solutions. Ekahau's customers, including several Fortune 500 companies
worldwide, are realizing the benefits of Wi-Fi based location services
and innovative Wi-Fi network planning and optimization tools. Ekahau's solutions are being used in more than
400 hospitals around the world, as well as by manufacturing, retail and
industrial companies, government agencies and military organizations.
Ekahau partners include wireless software developers, leading system
integrators and international OEM partners, who develop and market
wireless enterprise applications. Ekahau is a U.S.-based corporation,
with its headquarters in Reston, VA, and other offices across Europe
and Asia. For more information about Ekahau, please visit http://www.ekahau.com.
SOURCE: Ekahau, Inc.
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