Etherios, a division of Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII), today announced that its Device Cloud by Etherios™ received a 2012 M2M Evolution Product of the Year Award from M2M Evolution Magazine. Device Cloud was chosen for its ability to decrease the cost and complexity of deploying machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions. Device Cloud enables companies to easily connect any device, manage and control large populations of devices, and drive business process improvements across the organization.
“The solutions selected for the M2M Evolution Product of Year Awards reflect the diverse range of innovation driving the machine-to-machine market today,” said Carl Ford, CEO of Crossfire Media, a co-publisher of M2M Evolution Magazine. “It is my honor to congratulate Etherios for its innovative work and superior contribution to the rapidly evolving M2M industry.”
Device Cloud helps companies maximize the value of their products, get closer to their customers and unlock new revenue streams. It provides the infrastructure required to access, control, configure and upgrade unlimited devices securely over the Internet. Using Etherios Cloud Connector, a free software download, customers can connect any device, regardless of manufacturer or operating system, to Device Cloud.
“M2M technology is transforming how companies do business, and we are honored to be recognized as an industry innovator and driving force of this transformation,” said Larry Jovanovic, vice president of cloud product management at Etherios. “Device Cloud helps companies solve real business problems by making M2M connectivity easy. By doing so, Device Cloud is helping to enable the widespread adoption of M2M technology.”Etherios will provide a demonstration of Device Cloud during the Battle of the Platforms competition at “M2M Evolution Las Vegas” on Aug. 26 at 2 p.m. at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino Conference Center. Joel Young, CTO and senior vice president of research and development of Digi International, will also present “Using Device Data to Become the Ultimate Customer Company” at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at the event. For more information on Device Cloud, visit www.etherios.com/products/devicecloud/. To learn more about how Device Cloud was recently used to enable a remote critical cardiology monitoring solution visit Etherios’ Machine Talk blog here. About Etherios Etherios, a division of Digi International, works with organizations of all sizes and across a diverse range of industries to deliver best-in-class cloud-based products and services. Capabilities encompass advisory, salesforce.com, wireless design and M2M consulting services. Etherios also offers cloud-based products, Device Cloud by Etherios™ and The Social Machine®. Together, these product and service offerings uniquely position Etherios as your end-to-end M2M cloud solution expert. Etherios is a salesforce.com Platinum Cloud Alliance Partner with offices in Chicago, Dallas, Minneapolis and San Francisco. For more information, visit www.etherios.com. All brand names and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.