Red Herring Reveals Companies Selected for the 2006 Red Herring 100 Europe; Award Recognizes the 100 ''Most Promising'' Firms Driving the Future of Technology
PARIS --(Business Wire)-- May 9, 2006 -- Red Herring today announced that B3G Telecom, the leading European Broadband Telephony operator is a recipient of Red Herring 100 Europe, a selection of the 100 private companies based in the EMEA region that play a leading role in innovation and technology.
"Market obstacles remain but our list shows that great companies are being created in Europe," said Red Herring editor-in-chief Joel Dreyfuss.
Red Herring's lists of top private companies are an important part of the magazine's tradition of identifying new and innovative technology companies and entrepreneurs. Companies like Google, eBay and Skype were spotted in their early days by Red Herring editors as those that would change the way we live and work.
Red Herring's editorial staff rigorously evaluated more than 700 private companies through a careful analysis of financial data and subjective criteria, including quality of management, execution of strategy, and dedication to research and development.
European leader in Broadband Telephony, B3G Telecom, which completed a 16 million Euro fund raising at the beginning of the year to accelerate its development in its two markets - enterprises and operators, in France and in Europe - is pleased to be recognized for the three years in developing its IP Centrex platform, and in designing and deploying its private, secured and end-to-end operated IP network.
Belgium Ablynx Clear2Pay Czech Republic Grisoft Denmark PremiTech A/S Telsome Finland AW-Energy Oy Futuremark Liekki Oy Sulake Labs, Ltd. Wicom Communications France B3G Telecom Cartesis Dibcom Exalead Exaprotect Technology Highdeal Ipracom MEDIAN Technologies Neovacs Netcentrex Netsize Netvibes Open-Plug Reportive SkyRecon Systems SA TOTAL IMMERSION Varioptic Germany Actionality BrainLAB EnOcean PV Crystalox Solar AG Spreadshirt VOICE.TRUST AG Open Business Club GmbH Ireland Globoforce Limited Industria Xsil Ltd Israel Altair Semiconductor Axerra Networks BioLineRx Ltd BitBand Technologies, Ltd. cVidya Networks Inc Discretix DoubleFusion LTD D-Pharm Genova Gteko Mobix Interactive Negevtech Power Paper Ltd. Siano SpeedBit Targetize Innovative Solutions Voltaire Xeround Systems Italy Bioxell S.p.A. Netherlands IceMobile Tridion Norway Mobile Media REC Romania BitDefender Spain FON Fractus Scytl Secure Electronic Voting Sweden Ingate Operax Switzerland AC Immune SA CovalX Echovox FLISOM Nemerix Speedscript United Arab Emirates Bayt.com United Kingdom Alfresco Apertio Limited Axiom Systems Limited CacheLogic Cognima DeepStream Technologies Forth Dimension Displays Icera Semiconductor I-Cue Ltd Intamac Systems Ltd Interoute ip.access Mobile Commerce Nexagent OnRelay Otodio Oxford Medical Diagnostics picoChip Designs Limited Picsel Technologies Rawflow SeeWhy Software Limited Skinkers SpinVox Tao The Cloud The Light Agency Touch Clarity
About B3G Telecom
Created in France in 2001, B3G Telecom is the leading European Broadband Telephony operator. B3G Telecom is headquarted in Paris and has posted a turn-over of almost 60 ME in 2005.
A comprehensive service offer to answer all the telecom needs of Enterprises, exclusively distributed via B3G Telecom's distribution partners: PBX and data integrators, ToIP specialists, etc.
-- B-Initial: Carrier Pre-selection service - savings on calls.
-- B-Direct: Broadband Telephony Lines - savings on calls and subscription fees, without changing the private telephone equipment of the company.
-- B-Centrex: full Broadband Telephony service encompassing all the PABX functionalities and Telephony/IT convergence features; substantial savings on communications, subscription fee and equipment.
-- B-Specific: a custom voice/data convergence service.
Telecom Service Providers Market
Leveraging its technological expertise of Broadband Telephony, B3G Telecom offers all over Europe :
-- B-Contact and B-Active: ToIP solutions for Call and Contact Centers;
-- B-Smart: a white label Broadband Telephony offer for ISPs and fixed or mobile telecom operators, aimed both at residential and enterprise markets.
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