October 28, 2011

Perle included in Connected World’s 2012 CW 100

Perle is named in Connected World’s 2012 CW 100 list of innovative providers of M2M technology and connected devices.

NASHVILLE, TN—October 28, 2011— Perle Systems, a global provider of advanced Serial to Ethernet, Fiber to Ethernet  and secure device networking solutions, is pleased to announce its inclusion in Connected World’s 2012 CW 100. This is a prestigious list of the 100 most innovative providers of M2M (machine-to-machine) technology and connected devices.

The CW 100 represents the top companies that are demonstrating significant market traction and pursuing game-changing technologies in connectivity. The list provides a guide to the companies making a difference in connected devices and M2M, as chosen by the editors of Connected World magazine.

“Each year as M2M gains in popularity, industry stalwarts work to entrench themselves into the connected devices industry and CW 100,” says Peggy Smedley, editorial director, Connected World. “As the market continues to grow, the fight to find a position on the CW 100 becomes increasingly more challenging, yet desirable.”

Joe Perle, Founder and CEO of Perle Systems said, “Perle is proud to have been included with this list of innovators since 2008.  We have been a pioneer in serial to Ethernet technology for years and our momentum and progression over past 12 months has been spectacular with over 25% growth. Our commitment to R&D is evident with our Media Converter product line catapulting Perle into the realm of Fiber to Ethernet and Fiber to Fiber Connectivity. ”

Companies appearing on the CW 100 are chosen from a selection of hundreds of firms, both private and publicly traded. The criteria for the listing include: sales and earnings growth, contribution to the connected-devices space, and innovation in multiple markets served during the past 12 months.

About Perle Systems www.perle.com
Perle Systems is a leading developer, manufacturer and vendor of high-reliability and richly featured connectivity and device 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, Remote Power Switches, Media Converters, Ethernet I/O, Serial Cards, Parallel Cards and Multimodem 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 in 9 countries in North America, Europe and Asia and sells its products through distribution and OEM/ODE channels worldwide.

About Connected World magazine
Connected World is the definitive resource on connectivity trends and mobile lifestyles. The magazine and Website are the authoritative voice that set the direction for influential individuals looking to take innovation and emerging technology to the next level. By shaping the way readers embrace connected devices, Connected World helps make the present look more like the future. http://www.connectedworldmag.com

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