December 13, 2011 – Paris, FRANCE – Ipanema Technologies – Ipanema Technologies, the industry leader of WAN Governance
solutions and application centric VPN services – announced that it has been named a winner of Red Herring’s 2011 Global 100 award, which recognizes the leading private companies from North America, Europe, and Asia.
The Red Herring editorial team selected the companies demonstrating the most innovative technologies and business models originating from over 1,000 companies from over 40 nations. These companies, representing past Red Herring Asia, Europe and North America awards, are judged on a range of qualitative and quantitative metrics, including but not limited to, technology innovation, financial performance, growth criterion, management's execution standards, potential globalization of the strategy and market share improvement.
Red Herring’s Global 100 list has become a mark of distinction for identifying promising companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Google, Skype, Baidu, Salesforce.com, YouTube, eBay and many others would change the way we live and work.
“Ipanema Technologies is thrilled to be recognized as an innovator in the technology industry and are proud to be a recipient of the RedHerring Global 100,” said Jean-Yves Leclerc, CEO of Ipanema Technologies. “
We have received an overwhelmingly positive response to our vision of delivering WAN Governance, enabling Cloud-Ready Networks with automated capabilities to control and optimize traffic and dynamically adapt to whatever happens on the WAN.”
“Choosing the best out of the previous two years was by no means a small feat,” said Alex Vieux, Chairman of Red Herring. “After rigorous contemplation and discussion, we narrowed down our list from 1,100 potential companies to 100 winners. It was an extremely difficult process. Ipanema Technologies should be extremely proud of its achievement, the competition for the Top 100 was fierce. The Top 100 Global are truly the best of the best.”
Red Herring’s editorial staff evaluated the companies on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology innovation, management quality, strategy, and market penetration. This assessment of potential is complemented by a review of the track record and standing of startups relative to their sector peers, allowing Red Herring to see past the “buzz” and make the list an invaluable instrument of discovery and advocacy for the greatest business opportunities from around the world.