Software Asset Management Ireland (SAMI) Ranked Number 7 Fastest Growing Technology Company on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2010.
Software Asset Management Ireland (SAMI), winner of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Ireland award 2010, ranked number 7 last night on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2010, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in Europe Middle East and Africa. Rankings are based on percentage revenue growth over five years. SAMI, who develop and sell software solutions to the education sector, grew 5505% percent during this period.
Dualta Moore, Chief Executive Officer of SAMI, credits the company’s growth over the past five years to both a strong focus on the needs of the education sector and a focus on delivery. He said, “It’s reassuring to know what we do is of value and our commitment to promoting the use of technology in education has been recognised. We have been fortunate to work with leaders in the education sector, and through this have been able to develop innovative products like Edvance, our primary school ICT solution.”
“Making the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA ranking is a testament to a company‘s commitment to technology,” said David Halstead, Deloitte United Kingdom and partner in charge of the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA programme. “With its growth rate over five years, SAMI has proven that its leadership has the vision and determination to grow in difficult conditions.”
In addition to ranking in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500, SAMI was recently announced winner in the Irish Deloitte Technology Fast 50, which is a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology firms in the island of Ireland.
Notes to the editor:
Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA selection and qualifications:
The Technology Fast 500 list is compiled from the Deloitte EMEA Technology Fast 50 programmes, nominations submitted directly to the Technology Fast 500, and public company database research. To qualify for the Technology Fast 500, entrants must have had base-year operating revenues of at least €50,000 and current-year operating revenues of at least €800,000
Entrants must also be public or private companies headquartered in EMEA and must be a “technology company,” defined as a company that develops or owns proprietary technology that contributes to a significant portion of the company’s operating revenues; or manufactures a technology-related product; or devotes a high percentage of effort to the research and development of technology. Using other companies’ technology in a unique way does not qualify.
About Software Asset Management Ireland (SAMI):
SAMI established in 2003, provide and develop innovative ICT solutions for the use of teaching and learning in schools and universities. From primary schools to universities, SAMI provide the tools that allow teachers to inspire and students to create such as Edvance, a total ICT solution for Irish schools. This product, fully developed in Ireland, allows schools to focus on education whilst leveraging the benefits of technology. With Edvance, Irish schools can use the latest collaborative tools to enhance the learning experience for their pupils and provide essential digital skills.