Smarter Security Systems Named to 2008 Inc. 5,000 List

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Fastlane® Optical Turnstile success fuels three-year sales growth of 122%.

Smarter Security Systems, provider of intelligent entrance control and outdoor security solutions, today announced that Inc. ranked Smarter Security number 2,936 on its 2008 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Smarter Security is also ranked number 249 out of 378 companies in the state of Texas. The Inc. 5000 is an extension of the magazine's long-running, annual Inc. 500 list and collectively represent the backbone of the U.S. economy.

"Our second annual Inc. 5000 continues the most ambitious project in business journalism," said Inc. 5000 Project Manager Jim Melloan. "The Inc. 5000 gives an unrivalled portrait of young, underreported companies across all industries doing fascinating things with cutting-edge business models, as well as older companies that are still showing impressive growth."

"It is an honor to be recognized by Inc. as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the country," stated Jeff Brown, President of Smarter Security Systems. "Our sales growth over this three-year period has been exciting, and we have our customers to thank for helping us to get here. With our firmly established entrance control solutions and the acceleration of our Smarter Outdoorâ„¢ security business, we aim to continue to be among this caliber of companies."

Smarter Security Systems was founded in 1992. A new management team acquired the company in 2002, and invested extensively in sales, marketing, and support systems to propel the company to a leadership position in lobby security. The company's Fastlane optical turnstiles secure some of the most famous, elegant high-rise buildings and corporate headquarters in the country. In the last two years, Smarter Security introduced a comprehensive portfolio of outdoor security products that gives customers a complete and integrated solution for whatever their needs may be.

To qualify for the Inc. 5000, companies had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and standalone - not subsidiary companies - as of December 31, 2007. Furthermore, revenue had to be at least $200,000 in 2004 and $2,000,000 in 2007. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and a list of the fastest-growing companies that can be sorted by industry and region can be found at

About Smarter Security Systems, Ltd.:
Smarter Security Systems provides extremely intelligent entrance control and outdoor security products to help organizations protect their people and assets in a world of increasing threats. Since 1992, Smarter Security has offered Fastlane® turnstiles, the most elegant and intelligent optical turnstiles available, which protect thousands of commercial and governmental lobbies on 6 continents. Smarter Security's comprehensive line of outdoor security products consists of remote surveillance and perimeter protection solutions, including the new SmarterSentryTM mobile surveillance system. For more information, please visit


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