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Avigilon Named to Rocket Builders’ “Ready to Rocket” List for Second Year in a Row


Avigilon identified as one of the top 25 companies in British Columbia with the greatest potential for revenue growth

VANCOUVER, CANADA – January 28, 2010 – Avigilon, the performance and value leader in high definition (HD) and megapixel video surveillance systems, is pleased to announce that the company has been named to Rocket Builders’ 2010 “Ready to Rocket” list. The annual list names the top 25 privately held BC companies that are best positioned to capitalize on the 2010 technology sector trends that will lead them to faster growth than their peers.

Avigilon HD surveillance systems protect thousands of high security risk customer sites in over 50 countries around the world. Winner of several industry awards including the prestigious Frost and Sullivan HD Surveillance Company of the Year Award, Avigilon is a global performance leader in HD surveillance systems. Since launching its product offering over three years ago, Avigilon has consistently gained market share and the company’s HD surveillance solution has been installed at such high-profile organizations as Avaya, the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation, The United Building in Chicago, and Canberra Stadium.

“Despite challenging economic conditions, the global demand for Avigilon’s high definition surveillance solution continues to grow,” said Alexander Fernandes, chief executive officer, Avigilon. “Our expanding portfolio of HD surveillance solutions, exceptional team, and valuable partners will help ensure that Avigilon remains in a leadership position in the worldwide HD surveillance market.”

“Each year when we choose the Ready to Rocket companies, we are looking for those companies that have best matched technical innovation with market opportunity. Avigilon is an excellent example of the right technology for the right customers at the right time,” said Reg Nordman, managing partner, Rocket Builders.

About Ready to Rocket
Ready to Rocket is a unique business recognition list that profiles technology companies with the greatest potential for revenue growth. Each year, based on analysis of trends that will drive growth in the information technology sector, Rocket Builders identifies twenty-five (25) private companies that are best positioned to capitalize on the trends for growth. This selection methodology has been an accurate predictor of growth with "Ready to Rocket" companies exceeding the industry growth rate. Also, many of these companies raise investment capital and each year many of the profiled “Ready to Rocket” companies are acquired. For more information visit

About Avigilon
The performance and value leader in high definition and megapixel video surveillance systems, Avigilon was honored by Frost & Sullivan with the 2009 Best Practices Award as the HD Surveillance Company of the Year. Avigilon’s HD surveillance systems offer a breakthrough in imaging performance, which is required for the protection of the public, critical assets, and infrastructure. Avigilon’s exceptionally strong commitment to research and development ensures that it will continue to be the leader in supplying high definition surveillance systems on which demanding security professionals rely. For further information please visit