Anyone who plays a lottery or withdraws money from a cash machine could be benefiting from Sarian Systems’ products. The company designs and manufactures routers used to process and send data from lottery terminals and cash machines, and to transfer point-of-sale information from retailers’ outlets. Co-founded by Andy Hood and Robin Hudson, the company is based in Ilkley in West Yorkshire and has clients in more than 70 countries. They include Fujitsu, BP and BT. Demand for high-speed wireless routers and increasing business from eastern Europe have boosted the company’s sales 60% a year from £1.3m in 2003 to £3.3m in 2005.

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Company details
Year2006
Rank60
CompanySarian Systems
ActivityWireless router manufacturer
LocationIlkley
Average 3 year sales growth59.66%
Latest sales £000s3,290
Staff21
Founded1999
Websitewww.sarian.co.uk

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