Sierra Wireless picks up top awards at TIAs

Posted by Rob Lewis

The BCTIA hosted their annual Technology Impacts Awards (TIAs) at the new Vancouver Convention Centre tonight and they were a sold-out affair.

Sierra Wireless was named Company of the Year and recognized for a phenomenal year that included developing the world's first data devices for the HSPA+ standard, further penetrating the M2M market with the acquisition of Wavecom S.A., increasing their BC-based employees to 250 and, for the first time in company history, surpassing half a billion dollars in annual revenues.

The other award winners were:

Congrats to the finalists, winners, and to the BCTIA for hosting a great event.

Company:
Telus Corp.
Website:
http://www.telus.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Technology is a key enabler for TELUS and our customers, providing advantage and differentiation in the marketplace. By managing the life cycle of current technologies and the timely introduction of new technologies we deliver superior service value to our customers and long-term growth oriented investment performance to our shareholders. For investors, TELUS is succeeding in managing technology and capital... more

Company:
Sierra Wireless
Website:
http://www.sierrawireless.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Sierra Wireless modems and software connect people all over the world with mobile broadband networks that keep them in touch, informed, and productive from wherever they need to be. In this global, high growth industry, Sierra Wireless aims to be a leader in wireless solutions by being cost effective, innovative and responsive to customers. Founded in 1993, Sierra Wireless’s technical expertise has enabled the... more

Company:
BCTIA
Website:
http://www.bctia.org
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The BC Technology Industry Association is an industry-funded organization promoting the growth of British Columbia's knowledge economy. With a membership of over 2,700 companies, employing more than 60,000 workers in business of all sizes and sectors, the BCTIA is the largest tech association in the province. The BCTIA delivers programs and services that assist in the growth and success of its members, as well as... more

Company:
Sophos
Website:
http://www.sophos.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Sophos is focused on delivering the best IT security and data protection for businesses. We produced our first encryption and antivirus products back in the 1980s. And today our products protect over 100,000 businesses and 100 million users, in more than 150 countries. We understand what it takes to keep your business secure—that’s why we’re recognized by analysts and customers alike as leaders in what we do. More... more

Company:
ACL Services Ltd.
Website:
http://www.acl.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

ACL Services Ltd. is the leading global provider of business assurance technology for audit and compliance professionals. Combining market-leading audit analytics software and professional services expertise, ACL solutions give auditors confidence in the effectiveness of internal controls and the integrity of the transactions underlying business operations. Since 1987, ACL has enabled auditors to assure... more

Company:
Energy Aware Technology
Website:
http://www.energy-aware.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Energy Aware Technology is developing the PowerTab, a device that provides real-time feedback on the electricity consumption in the home in dollars and cents. The PowerTab monitors your total household consumption and presents the information on a user friendly, wireless display that you can take anywhere in the home. The Powertab also forecasts what your bill will be at the end of your billing cycle, allows you... more

Company:
Mixpo
Website:
http://www.mixpo.com
Location:
Seattle, Washington, United States

At Mixpo, we have developed an innovative video marketing solution to help businesses leverage the emotive power of video and couple it with the accountability of the internet to stand out online and drive actionable results. Our VideoAd technology allows businesses to leverage VideoAds beyond their own website, professional blog, or email, and get discovered by the major video search engines. Our powerful... more

Company:
Nexterra Energy Corp.
Website:
http://nexterra.ca
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Nexterra Energy develops, manufactures and delivers advanced gasification systems that enable customers to self-generate clean, low cost heat and power at industrial and institutional facilities using waste fuels. In an era of higher energy prices, this means dramatically lower costs, higher operating margins and less reliance on fossil fuels and grid-purchased electricity. Furthermore, by using renewable biomass... more


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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more



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