Cwmbran, UK: 21st December 2016 – SIPHON, part of the Nuvias Group, has announced that in addition to being a Deloitte 2016 UK Technology Fast 50 winner, it was also recently listed in the Deloitte 2016 Technology Fast 500 EMEA, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Coming in at 147, SIPHON comfortably maintained its ranking within the top third of this year’s 500 EMEA winners. Rankings are based on percentage revenue growth over the last four years. During this period, SIPHON grew by 723 per cent.
“Innovation is more than technological advancement; it’s also a state of mind,” said Paul Sallomi, vice chairman, Deloitte LLP and global technology, media and telecommunications industry leader. “The winners of the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 program in EMEA recognise that this new type of thinking is essential for business success. We look forward to their continued leadership in introducing new tools that can enhance the personal lives of consumers, and drive growth for companies worldwide.”
Steve Harris, co-founder and managing director of SIPHON, commented, “We’re very pleased to be acknowledged once again as one of the 500 fastest-growing technology companies across EMEA and look forward to further growth through the extended reach that our recent acquisition by Nuvias Group will make possible.”
Paul Eccleston, CEO Nuvias Group, added, “This is another laudable achievement and emphasises the confidence that customers in the UC channel have in the technology leadership shown by SIPHON. We look forward to extending this specialism across EMEA with SIPHON as the UC Practice within Nuvias Group.”
About SIPHON Networks
Headquartered in the UK, SIPHON Networks Ltd. (SIPHON), part of the Nuvias Group, is a leading, international unified communications (UC) solutions and technology integrator for channel partners who want to deploy either cloud-based or premise-based UC technology, solutions and services. The award-winning company was established in 2009 as a systems integrator to support service providers launching innovative cloud telephony services, by deploying carefully selected products to create a single, integrated and centralised platform.
Through its work with service providers and resellers across Europe, SIPHON has honed a unique skillset around its professional and technical support services, growing from strong niche UC distributor to trusted technology-enablement partner to many of the industry’s key UC players. SIPHON is now at the forefront of UC innovation, supporting channel partners who want to deliver a full UC experience to their customers. This includes Microsoft Lync/Skype for Business, as well as a suite of video and collaboration solutions. In October 2016, SIPHON became part of Nuvias Group, the pan-EMEA, high value distribution business, which is redefining international, specialist distribution in IT.
About Nuvias Group
Nuvias Group is the pan-EMEA, high value distribution business, which is redefining international, specialist distribution in IT. The company has created a platform to deliver a consistent, high value, service-led and solution-rich proposition across EMEA. This allows partner and vendor communities to provide exceptional business support to customers and enables new standards of channel success.
The Group today consists of Wick Hill, an award-winning, value-added distributor with a strong specialisation in security; Zycko, an award-winning, specialist EMEA distributor, with a focus on advanced networking; and SIPHON Networks, an award-wining UC solutions and technology integrator for the channel. All three companies have proven experience at providing innovative technology solutions from world-class vendors, and delivering market growth for vendor partners and customers. The Group has seventeen regional offices across EMEA, as well as serving additional countries through those offices. Turnover is in excess of US$ 330 million.