PRESS RELEASE: Topaz Credits Product Innovation, Customer Service for 4th Consecutive Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Award

 

Media Contact:

Caitlin Zank

Director of Marketing

caitlin_z@topazsystems.com

Simi Valley, CA - November 1, 2005 - Electronic signature technology manufacturer Topaz Systems, Inc was recently named number 12 on Deloitte's prestigious Technology Fast 50 Program for Los Angeles, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the area by Deloitte & Touche LLP, one of the nation's leading professional services firms. Announced this October 19, the 2005 Technology Fast 50 rankings are based on the percentage of growth in fiscal year revenues over five years, from 2000-2004. Topaz® also received the prestigious award in 2002, 2003, and 2004.

Topaz CEO Anthony Zank credits continual product innovation and a commitment to excellent customer service for his company's success.

"The electronic creation, signing, transmission, and storage of business documents has become a core process throughout many business sectors worldwide," said Zank. "Our customers rely on us to provide superior products and service for their electronic signature applications. The result is a high level of sustained growth, as this is Topaz's fourth consecutive year in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50."

To qualify for the Technology Fast 50, companies must have had operating revenues of at least $50,000 in 2000 and $1,000,000 in 2004, must be public or private companies headquartered in North America, and be a "technology company" defined as owning proprietary technology that contributes a significant portion of the company's operating revenues (using other companies' technology in a unique way does not qualify); and/or devoting a significant portion of revenues to research and development of technology.

ABOUT TOPAZ

Topaz Systems is a leading developer and manufacturer of electronic signature software and hardware, and has been based in Simi Valley, California since 1995. Topaz provides all the hardware, software, intellectual property and expertise to enable paperless document creation, signing, and authentication of electronic forms with digital handwritten signatures. Topaz has developed an  extensive eSign patent portfolio, and is the recipient of multiple industry awards including being a multiple consecutive winner of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and Fast 500, along with Inc 500 and 5000 awards for outstanding growth.