ipDatatel, LLC (IPD) the leading engineering, design and manufacturer of cellular and Internet alarm communication devices and home automation devices is pleased to announce it has been named the “#4 Fastest Growing Private Company” in Houston, Texas, by Houston Business Journal based on IPD’s revenue growth of 552% from 2011-‐2013.
IPD employs 22 people, up from 17 last year, and expects to double employee count by the end of 2015. This is the second time IPD has made the Houston Business Journal list of the top 100 fastest growing companies in Houston with its ranking of #8 in 2013.
“ipDatatel continues to exceed industry expectations by creating innovative and value-‐ creating products for our alarm and security partners.” says Russell Vail, President and CEO, IPD. “We are expecting to further accelerate our growth with our upcoming new products such as our Z-‐Wave-‐compatible home automation Gateway and platform which will enable alarm dealers to more effectively compete against the large security companies, like ADT, in the Home Automation and Security space. Our Home Automation solution will be one of the early supporters of the new Apple HomeKit home automation software as well.”
The publisher of the Houston Business Journal, John C. Beddow states, “The businesses represent dedication, innovation and risk taking. I’m sure it won’t be the last time we hear from these innovators.”