April 7, 2009

Perle Systems Named on M2M 2009 Top 100 List

For the second year running, Perle Systems is listed in this definitive directory of the most influential providers of machine-to-machine technology

NASHVILLE, TN—April 7, 2009— Perle Systems is pleased to announce, that for the second consecutive year, it is listed as one of the M2M 2009 Top 100 Companies. Acting as a snapshot of the companies currently leading the way in the machine-to-machine technology marketplace, the M2M 100 provides key insight into the M2M industry and how it appears today. The 2009 M2M 100 provides evidence that the M2M marketplace is beginning to stabilize and thrive in its environment.

“The M2M 100 gives industry stakeholders a look at what companies are providing the best-of-the-best of what machine-to-machine technology has to offer,” said Mike Carrozzo, chief editor of M2M. “These are the companies that provide the cutting-edge technology that’s enhancing the practices of businesses in which M2M is deployed.”

“The M2M industry is demanding a significant increase in productivity and enhanced business processes,” says Julie McDaniel, Vice President Marketing for Perle Systems. “Device networking makes M2M communication possible, and Perle has been a pioneer in serial to Ethernet technology for years. Therefore, we are proud to be on the list of companies recognized as innovative leaders in this space.

Technology providers named to the M2M 100 are chosen from a compilation of over 300 companies gathered from various sources. The editorial team at M2M magazine, along with its editorial advisory board, researches and analyzes the collected data, deciding which 100 companies will be named. Some of the criteria for selection include strength and number of customer references; establishment in the market; growth potential; and active involvement in and support for the M2M community.

About Perle Systems www.perle.com
Perle Systems is a leading developer, manufacturer and vendor of high-reliability and richly featured serial to Ethernet networking products. These products are used to connect remote users reliably and securely to central servers for a wide variety of business applications. Product lines include Console Servers for Data Center Management, Terminal Servers, Device Servers, Ethernet I/O and Serial Cards. Perle distinguishes itself through extensive networking technology, depth of experience in major real-world network environments and long-term distribution and VAR channel relationships in major world markets. Perle has offices and representative offices in 11 countries in North America, Europe and Asia and sells its products through distribution and OEM/ODE channels worldwide.

About M2M Magazine
Connecting people, devices, and systems, M2M magazine is dedicated to the machine-to-machine communication market. With the goal of helping companies uncover ways to reduce costs and automate processes by networking their assets, M2M magazine helps companies turn data into actionable information. Visit M2M magazine on the Web at www.m2mmag.com to learn more.