The Social Machine Honored for Exceptional Innovation
MINNETONKA, Minn. – June 5, 2014 – Etherios, a division of Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII), announced today that The Social Machine® has received a 2014 M2M Evolution Product of the Year Award from M2M Evolution Magazine, the leading publication covering the machine to machine movement.
With the Social Machine, companies can seamlessly create actionable business information from machine data. The Social Machine is built on the Salesforce1 Platform and uses Device Cloud by Etherios™, a platform-as-a-service that provides two-way communication between any device and the cloud to access, control, configure and upgrade unlimited devices over the Internet using a secure and scalable platform.
“Businesses must find new ways to meet the needs of customers,” said Mike Dannenfeldt, senior vice president of Etherios Solutions. “Integrating the Internet of Things (IoT) into existing business processes drives new efficiencies, creates new revenue streams and enables companies to offer an entirely new level of customer service.”
“The solutions selected for the M2M Evolution Product of Year Awards reflect the diverse range of innovation driving the machine-to-machine (M2M) market today. It is my honor to congratulate Etherios for their innovative work and superior contribution to the rapidly evolving M2M industry,” said Carl Ford, CEO of Crossfire Media, a co-publisher of M2M Evolution Magazine.
“It is my pleasure to recognize The Social Machine, an innovative solution that earned Etherios the 2014 M2M Evolution Product of the Year Award,” said Rich Tehnrani, CEO, TMC. “I look forward to seeing more innovation from Etherios in the future.”
The winners of the 2014 M2M Evolution Product of the Year Award will be published in the third quarter edition of M2M EVOLUTION MAGAZINE and on www.m2mevolution.com.
For more information, please visit www.tmcnet.com.
Etherios is a division of Digi International (DGII), a publicly traded company with over 600 employees in locations across North America, Europe and Asia serving a global customer base. Etherios is leading the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution by helping organizations connect products, people and processes. We are uniquely positioned as the only company providing a comprehensive connected solution encompassing advisory, wireless design and CRM services combined with Device Cloud, our award-winning platform-as-a-service. Our employees deliver unmatched business results and value as evidenced by a 9.9/10 customer satisfaction rating. Etherios is a strategic partner with some of the most recognized firms in the world and is a Platinum Cloud Alliance Partner of salesforce.com.
For more information about Etherios, visit: www.Etherios.com.
About Crossfire Media:
Crossfire Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. We service communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars and newsletters. Crossfire Media has a partnership with Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) to produce events and websites related to disruptive technologies. Crossfire Media is a division of Crossfire Consulting, a full service Information Technology company based in New York.
TMC is a global, integrated media company that helps clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes multiple magazines including CUSTOMER, INTERNET TELEPHONY, M2M Evolution and Cloud Computing. TMCnet is read by more than 1.5 million unique visitors each month, and is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMC is also the producer of ITEXPO, the world’s leading B2B communications event, as well as industry events: M2M Evolution; Cloud4SMB Expo; DevCon5; HTML5 Summit; Super Wi-Fi Summit, CVx; AstriCon; StartupCamp, and more. Visit TMC Events for a complete listing and further information.
For more information about TMC, visit www.tmcnet.com.