iDirect Technologies Named Number 1 In Deloitte's Virginia Technology Fast 50 Ranking of Fastest-Growing Technology Companies

iDirect Technologies Named Number 1 In Deloitte's Virginia Technology Fast 50 Ranking of Fastest-Growing Technology Companies

Leader In Broadband Over Satellite Solutions Achieved Over 14,000% Revenue Growth


Herndon, Va. -- October 13 -- iDirect Technologies, a privately held company that designs, develops, and markets the fastest, most reliable bi-directional satellite-based broadband access solutions was named the number one company in the Virginia Deloitte Technology Fast 50. Rankings are based on the percentage revenue growth over five years from 2000 -- 2004. In this time period iDirect achieved an astounding 14,538% increase in revenue.

"It's just amazing to step back and see what this organization has accomplished in 5 years" said John Kealey, CEO for iDirect Technologies "iDirect's focus has always been on new ways to help our customers succeed, and helping end users communicate better, and more efficiently. We've always believed satellite transport offered inherent benefits ideal for certain customers, and it was up to us to overcome the technical hurdles and deliver them. The results speak for themselves, and truly demonstrate what the right team can accomplish when they are passionate about delivering results, and genuinely concerned about their customers' success."

The Virginia Technology Fast 50 Program is hosted by Deloitte & Touche LLP, along with Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale and Dorr and media sponsors, PR Newswire and WTOP Radio Network.

About iDirect Technologies

iDirect Technologies, a subsidiary of Vision Technologies Systems Inc., designs, develops, and markets satellite-based broadband access solutions targeted at the enterprise, government, carrier and educational sectors that have the need for fast, flexible, and geographically dispersed two-way internet/intranet access. The company has developed technology solutions that combine high performance, worldwide availability, and ease of installation, high reliability, and low cost to end customers. In addition, iDirect solutions offer unprecedented efficiencies, increased revenue opportunities and higher per customer gross margins to satellite network operators. iDirect was awarded the 2005 World Teleport Association Teleport Technology of the year, the Innovation & Technology of the Year by The ISCe Advisory Board, and named number one in the Deloitte & Touche Virginia Technology Fast 50 list of the fastest-growing U.S. technology companies. iDirect operates its corporate headquarters in Herndon, Virginia and has regional offices in Europe, Asia, and covering Latin America. Additional information is available on the company website at

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