December 7, 2007

Perle Systems Named on M2M 2008 Top 100 List

Perle Systems is listed on the definitive directory of the most influential providers of machine-to-machine technology

NASHVILLE, TNDecember 07, 2007Perle Systems is pleased to announce it is listed as one of the M2M 2008 Top 100 Companies. M2M magazine unveiled the 2008 M2M 100, a directory of the most influential providers of machine-to-machine technology. Now in its fourth year and published annually in the M2M Sourcebook, the M2M 100 is widely regarded as the definitive record of companies comprising the rapidly emerging machine-to-machine technology market.

“The 2008 M2M 100 directory provides a snapshot of a burgeoning market and identifies the companies with the greatest impact on its direction,” said Michael Jarosik, editor, M2M magazine. “With newfound stability among technology providers, end-to-end solutions are becoming more easily attained and implemented, delivering dramatic return on investment to end users.”

Joe Perle, Founder and CEO of Perle Systems  said, “ Perle is proud to be on a list of companies recognized as innovative leaders in this space. Perle has been a pioneer in serial to Ethernet technology for years however, our momentum and progression over past 12 months have been spectacular. Our commitment to R&D is evident with the expansion of the IOLAN product line and also with the release of exclusive, leading edge technologies. The M2M industry is demanding a significant increase in productivity and enhanced business processes and this is a perfect fit for Perle solutions.”

Technology providers named to the M2M 100 are chosen from a compilation of over 300 companies gathered from various sources. The companies were chosen after much research and analysis showed that they were among the top 100 matching the given criteria. Examples of the criteria used to compare companies are strength of business model and product/service portfolio, momentum and activity in the last 12 months, growth potential, and much more. These companies deliver leading-edge solutions to their customers by striving to bring the most up-to-date, innovative technology available and M2M magazine, along with their advisory board, has selected them as the best providers that the machine-to-machine marketplace has to offer.

Mr. Perle adds,“ Our ongoing advances have contributed to creating a more efficient and therefore more profitable M2M environment for our customers. Congratulations to the other companies who are listed and let us continue this steady technological progress within the M2M market.”

About Perle Systems
Perle Systems is a leading developer, manufacturer and vendor of high-reliability and richly featured 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 terminal servers, device servers, console servers, serial cards, USB to serial adapters and remote access products. 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.

North American Contact
May Fong
Tel: 905-946-5068

EMEA Contact
Miriam Webster
Tel: +44 (0)1908 847140

About M2M Magazine
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