Award Recognizes Entrepreneurial Leadership in San Diego’s Telecommunications Industry
Continuous Computing® Corporation, global provider of high availability platform solutions that enable telecom equipment manufacturers to rapidly deploy converged communications, today announced that Chairman and Co-founder Ken Kalb was named Telecommunications Entrepreneur Of The Year at the Ernst & Young 2005 San Diego awards banquet. According to Ernst & Young, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program was designed to recognize outstanding entrepreneurs on a regional, national and global level who are building and leading dynamic and growing businesses. From nearly 100 nominations, a panel of 12 independent judges voted to recognize Mr. Kalb as a key technology business leader in San Diego.
“I am truly honored to receive this award as a testament to the progress that Continuous Computing has made since its inception in 1998, as well as the contributions the company consistently makes to the telecommunications industry,” said Mr. Kalb. “This recognition is evidence of the energy, creativity and thought leadership exhibited by our entire team, and I thank them for making the company what it is today.”
Under Mr. Kalb’s leadership, Continuous Computing has grown revenues to $45 million in calendar year 2004 and has expanded to approximately 230 employees worldwide. The company recently completed its sixth consecutive record revenue quarter. More than 125 telecom customers worldwide use Continuous Computing hardware and software to deliver core network infrastructure solutions, including Alcatel, Cisco, Ericsson, Lucent, Motorola, Nokia, Nortel, Samsung and Siemens. These solutions enable telecom equipment manufacturers to shorten their time to market, reduce development costs and increase return on investment.
As a San Diego Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award winner, Mr. Kalb is now eligible to participate as a candidate for the 2005 National Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award.
About The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Program
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Program was created and is produced by professional services firm Ernst & Young LLP. As the first award of its kind, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic and growing businesses. The program honors entrepreneurs through regional, national and global award programs in over 100 cities and 35 countries.
About Continuous Computing
Continuous Computing® Corporation provides high availability platform solutions that enable telecom equipment manufacturers to rapidly deploy converged communications. The company supplies integrated solutions in the wireless and Voice over IP markets to over 125 customers worldwide who rely on Continuous Computing to accelerate time to market, reduce total life cycle costs and increase return on investment. The company offers a comprehensive set of Trillium® protocol software; AdvancedTCA and CompactPCI systems; upSuite® platform management; Trillium+plus Network Service-Ready Platforms™; and customization and product life cycle management services. Founded in 1998, Continuous Computing is based in San Diego with offices globally. The company is ISO-9001 certified and a member of the Intel® Communications Alliance. Additional information is available at www.ccpu.com
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