Wind River Achieves Industry Recognition for Cloud-Based IoT Platform
ALAMEDA, Calif. – May 14, 2015 –Wind River®, a global leader in delivering software for the Internet of Things (IoT), has been recognized with a 2015 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award and 2015 Connected World IoT Innovations Award for its edge management system, Wind River Helix™ Device Cloud. The cloud-based IoT platform enables sensors, devices, and machines to connect securely to a network infrastructure.
The awards reinforce the technological advancements and ongoing momentum of Wind River within the IoT landscape. The IoT Evolution Product of the Year award honors the systems and solutions that are delivering on the promise of gathering information regardless of proximity. For the Connected World IoT Innovations award, winners were selected based on a variety of criteria, including most creative and technologically advanced products, services, and platforms.
“Wind River cloud technology is playing an instrumental role in accelerating the IoT by helping companies from across industries connect things, manage devices, collect data, change outcomes, and build custom applications,” said Ido Sarig, vice president and general manager of IoT solutions at Wind River. “These awards are recognition of our IoT strategy and vision, and a testament to the value we are bringing to our customers and the ecosystem.”
Device Cloud is a pre-integrated technology stack running from the device to the cloud. The Device Cloud agent enables cloud connectivity to facilitate capabilities such as data capture, rules-based data analysis and response, configuration, and file transfer. It allows customers to quickly build industry-specific IoT solutions and integrate disparate enterprise IT systems, and supports a wide variety of hardware and operating systems, providing customers with maximum flexibility in IoT implementations. Device Cloud is also an integral part of Intel® IoT Platform.
“The solutions selected for the IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award reflect the diverse range of innovation driving the machine-to-machine market today. It is my honor to congratulate Wind River for their innovative work and superior contribution to the rapidly evolving IoT industry,” said Carl Ford, CEO of Crossfire Media, a co-publisher of IoT Evolution Magazine.
“Wind River Helix Device Cloud allows companies to collect the business intelligence necessary to generate revenue, maximize existing infrastructure, and improve business processes,” says Peggy Smedley, editorial director, Connected World magazine.
Device Cloud is part of the Wind River Helix portfolio of products enabling IoT advancements, from the secure and managed intelligent devices at the edge, through gateways, across the network, and up into the cloud.
For more information on Wind River Helix Device Cloud, visit http://tinyurl.com/WRDeviceCloud. To learn more about how Wind River is addressing the opportunities and challenges of IoT, visit http://tinyurl.com/WindHelix.
About Wind River
Wind River, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel Corporation, is a global leader in delivering software for the Internet of Things. The company has been pioneering computing inside embedded devices since 1981, and its technology is found in more than 2 billion products. Wind River offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions for addressing the system-level challenges and opportunities of IoT that is backed by world-class global professional services, award-winning customer support, and a broad partner ecosystem. Wind River delivers the software and expertise that enables the innovation and deployment of safe, secure, and reliable intelligent systems. To learn more, visit www.windriver.com.
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