Sepura wins Sunday Times Microsoft Tech Track 100 ‘International Expansion’ Award
Britain’s rising tech stars honoured.
Britain’s 100 fastest-growing private technology companies celebrated at the sixth annual Sunday Times Microsoft Tech Track 100 awards event, held in London on Tuesday 28 November.
The audience comprised successful entrepreneurs from companies on the latest Tech Track 100 league table, which ranks Britain’s fastest-growing private technology companies based on sales growth over the last two years.
The awards evening started with a compelling talk by David Richards, ex World Rally Champion and founder, chairman and chief executive of motorsports company Prodrive. After dinner, guests heard an informative and entertaining speech by Jon Moulton, founder and managing partner of the private equity group Alchemy Partners, a turnaround specialist and tech investor.
The Tech Track 100 international expansion award, sponsored by ARM and presented by director Graham Budd, was awarded to Graham Matthews, managing director of Sepura. Based in Cambridge, this radio technology developer supplies more than 500 clients, including the emergency services and the military, in 77 countries across six continents. The company’s international sales have doubled each year for the past three years.
About the league table
Now in its sixth year, The Sunday Times Microsoft Tech Track 100 is compiled by Oxford-based research and events company Fast Track, and was published on 24 September 2006, and on www.fasttrack.co.uk.
About Fast Track
Fast Track is a research, publishing and networking events company that tracks Britain’s top-performing private companies and the entrepreneurs who own and run them. It also publishes five other annual league tables with The Sunday Times: Buyout Track 100, based on private equity-owned companies with the fastest growing profits; Fast Track 100, based on fastest-growing sales; Profit Track 100 based on fastestgrowing profits; Top Track 250, which ranks the biggest mid-market private companies, and Top Track 100, which ranks the largest private companies. www.fasttrack.co.uk
Sepura is the world’s leading independent TETRA terminal supplier. It designs, develops and supplies digital (TETRA) radios for the public safety market (such as police, fire and ambulance) as well as Military, Transport and Utilities. Sepura headquartered in Cambridge, UK, has an international network of distributors and partners supplying organisations in over 80 countries worldwide.
Sepura offers the most comprehensive and largest international range of TETRA products. Its products are available in the widest range of TETRA frequency bands and operate on all manufacturers’ infrastructures.
Manufactured by Siemens in Austria, Sepura’s product portfolio comprises vehicle-mounted and hand-held radios, the world’s most popular covert radios,10W mobile gateways and the most advanced programming support tool on the TETRA market today – Radio Manager. Amongst the many options available with these radios are the multi award winning fully-integrated sGPS(tm) receiver and the most comprehensive range of air interface and End-to-End encryption algorithms.
TETRA is the acronym for TErrestrial Trunked RAdio, a world-wide standard for digital private mobile radios developed by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI). TETRA has the advantage of being spectrum efficient whilst also offering the end user improved voice quality, secure encrypted communication and comprehensive data capabilities.
For more information contact:
Rosanna Norman at Sepura Limited
+44 (0) 1223 877 283