Ember Named to Inc. 5000 List

ZigBee wireless networking technology company makes Inc. 5000 debut at #1702

Aug 31, 2010, 09:00 ET from Ember Corporation

BOSTON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Ember Corporation, a leading provider of low-power, wireless mesh networking technology, today announced that the company was named to the prestigious Inc. 5000 list, a compendium of the most entrepreneurial and fastest-growing companies in America. Ember placed #1702 on the list of 5000 companies and #16 in the Computer Hardware industry category.

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Now in its 29th year of publication, the list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America's dynamic, rapidly growing entrepreneurs.  The 2010 Inc. 5000 list measures revenue growth from 2006 through 2009.

Ember has been spearheading technological advances for networking low-power sensors used in smart energy devices for several years and is well known as the world's leading provider of ZigBee technology for smart meters and Home Area Network (HAN) products.

Ember President and CEO Robert LeFort commented on the award: "Ember has enjoyed spectacular growth in the past two years fueled in part by large-scale deployments of smart meters and growing interest in Smart Energy, the connected home and the emerging security monitoring and automation (SMA) market. Validation from a credible organization like Inc. Magazine is a testament to the quality and accomplishments of the Ember team and gives us further confidence to keep innovating, driving results for our customers and delivering value to all of our stakeholders."

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found on www.inc.com.

About Inc. Magazine

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures LLC, Inc. (www.inc.com) is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today's innovative company builders. With a total paid circulation of 712,647, Inc. provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing, and technology. Visit us online at www.inc.com.

ZigBee: Control your world

ZigBee is the global wireless language connecting dramatically different devices to work together and enhance everyday life. The ZigBee Alliance is a non-profit association of more than 340 members driving development of ZigBee wireless technology. The Alliance promotes world-wide adoption of ZigBee as the leading wirelessly networked, sensing and control standard for use in consumer electronic, energy, home, commercial and industrial areas. For more information, visit: www.ZigBee.org.

About Ember

Ember Corporation (www.ember.com) develops wireless mesh networking technology – chips, software and tools – for Smart Energy, connected homes, and many other monitoring and control applications enabling greener living and work environments. The Boston-based company is a promoter of the ZigBee Alliance with an IC design center in Cambridge, England, an office in Hong Kong and sales channels and distributors worldwide.

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