Epiphan Systems 3rd Fastest Growing Computers/Peripherals Company in North America on Deloitte's 2012 Technology Fast 500TM

Nov 14, 2012, 10:22 ET from Epiphan Systems Inc.

OTTAWA, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Epiphan Systems Inc. , an innovator in professional audio-visual capture, record, broadcast streaming and replay hardware products today announced it was ranked as the 3rd Fastest Growing Computers/Peripherals Company on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500TM, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America.   Epiphan's overall ranking on the Deloitte's Technology Fast 500TM was 299th.

Epiphan Systems Inc. saw an increase in revenues of 256 percent from 2007 to 2011. This Deloitte's 2012 Technology Fast 500TM award for North America follows yesterday's 38th placing in the Canadian Fast 50™ companies.

Epiphan Systems Inc.'s CEO Mike Sandler credits the company's 256 percent revenue growth to Epiphan's ability to quickly deliver a broad product portfolio of high performance audio video capture, encoding, recording, streaming and playback solutions that serve multiple applications and industries.  Sandler said, "This award is recognition of our team's ability to bring the right products and solutions to over 10,000 customers in over 100 countries."

The 2012 Technology Fast 500TM winners are true leaders who leverage their entrepreneurship and technological innovation to achieve strong growth, said Richard Lee, National Leader, Technology, Media & Telecommunications Industry Group, Deloitte. "Their commitment and leadership continue to transform the technology sector."

About Deloitte's 2012 Technology Fast 500TM

Technology Fast 500, conducted by Deloitte & Touche LLP, provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies - both public and private - in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2007 to 2011.

In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years, and be headquartered within North America.

About the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™

The Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ program is Canada's pre-eminent technology awards program. Celebrating business growth, innovation and entrepreneurship, the program features four distinct categories including the Technology Fast 50™ Ranking, Companies-to-Watch Awards (early-stage Canadian tech companies in business less than five years, with the potential to be a future Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ candidate,) Leadership Awards (companies that demonstrate technological leadership in four industry subcategories: hardware/semiconductor, software, telecommunications and emerging technologies) and the Deloitte Technology Green 15TM Awards (Canada's leading GreenTech companies that promote a more efficient use and re-use of the earth's resources in industrial production and consumption.)

Program sponsors include Deloitte, Gowlings, Wellington Financial, TMX Group, HUB International HKMB, National Angel Capital Organization, CVCA, MaRS and IGLOO Software. For further information, visit www.fast50.ca.

About Epiphan Systems

Epiphan Systems Inc. ("Epiphan") designs, markets, manufactures and supports an innovative line of VGA/DVI/HD video signal source processing products. The products are proven, ideal solutions for capturing, compressing, transcoding, recording, broadcasting, streaming, replaying and printing of virtually any video source.  Epiphan products are used in a wide range of applications such as education, training, simulation, medical imaging, computing, security, transportation, pro-av and legal applications in which capturing, processing, recording and sharing VGA/DVI/HD video source output is critical to effective communication. Epiphan is headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada with a sales office in the USA and authorized resellers throughout the world.  

For more information, please visit www.epiphan.com

SOURCE Epiphan Systems Inc.