Adder Technology

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Adder Technology
Founded 1984
Headquarters Cambridge, United Kingdom
Products KVM switches, Serial Consoles, IT infrastructure products

Adder Technology is a manufacturer of information technology hardware based in Cambridge, England, UK. It is the largest producer of keyboard, video, mouse (KVM) controllers in Europe.[1]


The company began in 1984 as Adder Publishing and was rebranded as Adder Technology in 1986.[2] It relocated to Bar Hill in 2012.[3]


Adder develop hardware-based, remote-management devices which are sold under the brand name 'Adder'. Products include KVM switches (analog and Cat5),[4] KVM over IP, digital signage products, remote office/branch office solutions, and out-of-band management solutions.[5][6]

Adder Technology has won Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu's "Fast 50" designation in the Deloitte Fast 500 awards for 8 consecutive years.[7] The company has received a Queen's Award for Enterprise.[1]

The company has offices in the US, UK, Germany, the Netherlands and Singapore, and a global distribution network. Some 60% of its production is exported to Europe and the United States.[1] It was founded in 1984 by Adrian Dickens.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Cambridge company to treble output". BBC News Online. 16 March 2006. Retrieved 2007-09-19. 
  2. ^ "Computer connectivity innovator Adder Technology continues legacy". Cambridge Network. November 12, 2009. Retrieved March 13, 2012. 
  3. ^ Quested, Tony (February 24, 2012). "Snakes alive! Adder climbs ladder". Business Weekly. Retrieved March 13, 2012. 
  4. ^ Alan Stevens (2006-03-21). "AdderView Matrix MP KVM switch". Network IT Week. Retrieved 2007-09-10. 
  5. ^ "AdderLink IP". SC Magazine. 2005-03-10. Retrieved 2007-09-11. 
  6. ^ Sandra Kay Miller (2007-06-29). "Is The Death Of Traditional KVM Near?". Processor. Retrieved 2007-09-11. 
  7. ^ "Unique accolade for Adder Technology:Only company to win Eastern Region Technology Fast 50 Award 5 years running". Cambridge Network. 2007. 

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