SOURCE: ZONARE Medical Systems

October 16, 2008 08:30 ET

ZONARE Medical Systems Ranked No. 1 Fastest Growing Company in Silicon Valley on Business Journal's 'Fast 50' List

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - October 16, 2008) - ZONARE Medical Systems, Inc., a developer of premium ultrasound systems, today announced it was ranked the no. 1 fastest growing company in the Silicon Valley by the Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal. The annual Business Journal's Fast 50 survey ranks privately held companies in the Silicon Valley and San Jose based on their revenues and percentage of growth over a two-year period from 2005-2007. ZONARE Medical systems showed a 2,019 percent revenue growth increase during this period.

ZONARE Medical System's patented Convertible Ultrasound™ system, called the z.one ultrasound platform, began shipping to customers in the first quarter of 2005. The z.one can convert from a full-featured, cart-based ultrasound system into a compact, portable system for use at the patient's bedside, without compromising image quality. ZONARE's z.one ultrasound system offers portability, cost-effective operation and upgrades at an attractive value to clinicians.

Lars Shaw, vice president of marketing for ZONARE, accepted the award from the Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal at its awards ceremony last week.

About ZONARE Medical Systems, Inc.

ZONARE Medical Systems, Inc., based in Mountain View, Calif., develops, manufactures and commercializes premium compact ultrasound systems that combine its proprietary technology with an innovative physical design. Zone Sonography technology, ZONARE's unique patented approach to ultrasound imaging, is focused on bringing premium image quality, performance and features to a wide range of clinical settings. Additional information can be found at www.zonare.com.

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