[Satnews] Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), announced that the Telit deviceWISE platform has won Best Industrial IoT Solution at this year’s IoT Evolution Expo ‘Battle of the Platforms’. The award was given for the first time at this year’s event in recognition of the growing importance of IoT in industrial automation. In addition, Telit issued the prestigious 2016 deviceWISE Partner Awards, recognizing three companies for IoT innovation: SAP won the award for Enterprise Integration Partner, Red Lion won Device Partner, and Swisscom won the Mobile Network Operator award.
“Battle of the Platforms is a great opportunity for market leaders to differentiate themselves by providing a competitive look at their solutions,” said Carl Ford, CEO, Crossfire Media, executive director of content, IoT Evolution. “Telit’s Industrial IoT platform stood out for its ability to quickly and easily integrate heterogeneous manufacturing technologies with enterprise applications without programming.”
Prior to the battle, Telit hosted Telit IoT Innovation, designed to inspire and educate companies and developers looking to capitalize on IoT applications. The event featured use cases from several Telit ecosystem partners including keynote presentations by Oliver Mainka, Product Manager for Predictive Maintenance & Service, SAP and Dr. Jason Hallstrom, Director, Institute for Sensing & Embedded Network Systems Engineering, Florida Atlantic University.
“Telit IoT Innovation provides tremendous value to participants by leveraging the experience of Telit and our vast ecosystem to help companies in all industries innovate and accelerate time to market,” said Fred Yentz, CEO of Telit IoT Platforms. “We thank all of our partners for making this event a success and especially thank our Gold Sponsors: Arrow, Hi-Mix, QuickLogic and Sprint. We also congratulate the winners of this year’s deviceWISE Partner Awards.”
Telit’s industrial IoT solution—deviceWISE for Factory—is the industry-leading, enterprise-grade industrial automation platform designed to easily connect complex, disparate production equipment from different suppliers with different protocols and interfaces to enterprise systems and applications without custom programming. Pre-configured for Cloud connectivity and integration via Telit’s IoT Portal, the scalable architecture is configurable to any manufacturing environment in any industry by leveraging a vast library of built-in standardized device drivers and enterprise connectors. deviceWISE is perfectly suited to all manufacturing verticals including automotive, pharmaceuticals, machinery, oil and gas, electrical power generation, water and more.