BOSTON, Dec. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Xively, a subsidiary of LogMeIn (Nasdaq:LOGM) and creator of the first public cloud platform for the commercial Internet of Things (IoT), today announced it was awarded Best in Show / Software at ARM TechCon 2013. The company was honored for its Xively Jumpstart Kit, ARM mbed Edition, a rapid prototyping-to-production bundle that speeds development and significantly reduces the cost and complexity of bringing IoT-connected products and solutions to market. The ARM TechCon Best of Show awards recognize standout technologies that have impacted the market in the past year. Winners, who were selected by a panel of distinguished judges, were announced at UBM Tech's ARM TechCon conference on October 31, 2013. "With more than 75 percent of businesses already exploring the IoT (according to the latest Economist IoT report 1), there is a critical need for a fast, simple method to develop and test connected products," said Simon Ford, Director, IoT Platforms, ARM. "The Xively Jumpstart Kit ARM mbed Edition provides a great way to accelerate the new wave of intelligent technology that is transforming our world." "Many innovative software products were showcased at ARM TechCon 2013, but Xively stood out. By working with ARM to create an out-of-the-box way for developers to go from prototype to volume deployment of IoT-based products, Xively is helping turn the promise of IoT into reality for companies around the world," said Brian Gillooly, VP and Editor-in-Chief, Events, InformationWeek and UBM Tech. "The real value of the IoT is in harnessing data from millions of devices to transform customer relationships, drive operational efficiencies and boost revenue. The sooner companies can gain IoT-generated insights, the sooner they can realize these amazing benefits," said Chad Jones, VP Product Strategy, Xively. "We're thrilled ARM TechCon recognizes the tremendous impact Xively can have on helping businesses rapidly create game-changing IoT-based solutions."
The Xively Jumpstart Kit combines ARM mbed, a platform for rapidly building connected devices using ARM-based microcontrollers, with Xively Cloud Services, making the IoT a practical reality for everyone from entrepreneurs to established Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).For more information about the Xively Jumpstart Kit, ARM mbed Edition, click here. About UBM Tech UBM Tech is a global media business that brings together the world's technology communities through live events, online properties and custom services. UBM Tech's community-focused approach provides its users and clients with expertly curated research, education, training, community advocacy, user-generated content and peer-to-peer engagement opportunities that serve the Electronics, Security, Enterprise Communications, Network Infrastructure and Applications, Game and App Developers, and Tech Marketing communities. UBM Tech's brands include Black Hat, DesignCon, EE Times, Enterprise Connect , Game Developers Conference (GDC), HDI, InformationWeek, Interop, and Light Reading. Create, a UBM Tech full range marketing services division, includes custom events, content marketing solutions, community development and demand generation programs based on its content and technology market expertise. UBM Tech is a part of UBM (UBM.L), a global provider of media and information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion. For more information, go to http://tech.ubm.com ; follow us on Twitter at @UBMTech. About Xively Xively provides the first public cloud purpose-built for the commercial Internet of Things (IoT). Xively's Platform as a Service (PaaS) helps companies simplify and accelerate development of a new generation of IoT-connected products by allowing businesses of all sizes to focus on their innovation, instead of infrastructure, and bring compelling connected offerings to market at significant cost savings. Through the power of Xively's Connected Object Cloud™, solutions can securely and selectively interconnect, creating an exponential effect. A subsidiary of LogMeIn (Nasdaq:LOGM), Xively is headquartered in Boston's Innovation District. xively.com About LogMeIn, Inc. LogMeIn (Nasdaq:LOGM) transforms the way people work and live through secure connections to the computers, devices, data, and people that make up their digital world. The company's cloud services free millions of people to work from anywhere, empower IT professionals to securely embrace the modern cloud-centric workplace, give companies new ways to reach and support today's connected customer, and help businesses bring the next generation of connected products to market. LogMeIn is headquartered in Boston's Innovation District with offices in Australia, Hungary, India, Ireland, the Netherlands, and the UK.