IoTium Recognized on 2017 Emerging Vendors List

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The First Secure Network Infrastructure as a Service Company for IIoT Recognized as Major Driver of Innovation in the IoT Space

IoTium, the first secure network infrastructure company for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named IoTium to its 2017 Emerging Vendors list in the Internet of Things (IoT) category.

This list recognizes recently founded, up-and-coming technology suppliers that are shaping the future of the IT channel through unique technological innovations. In addition to celebrating these standout companies, the Emerging Vendors list serves as a valuable resource for solution providers looking to expand their portfolios with cutting-edge technology. This year, for the first time, the list is divided into seven categories: Cloud, Data Center, Security, Big Data, Networking/VoIP, Internet of Things and Storage.

“IoTium is honored to be included as a CRN 2017 Emerging Vendor in the Internet of Things category,” said Ron Victor, founder and CEO of IoTium. “This recognition validates the work we’ve done helping organizations address the biggest problem impacting the uptake of IIoT, security and deployment complexity. With IoTium, industrial customers can connect to any machine, with any protocol, using any gateway, through any operator, on any infrastructure to any cloud and any application – all with one-click, completely securely, and at scale. This recognition is a great validation to the value we deliver."

“This impressive group of technology supplier startups is already disrupting the status quo, aggressively creating and innovating to meet the ever-changing demands of the IT market,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “CRN’s 2017 Emerging Vendors represent the next generation of IT change agents, producing a wide range of leading-edge products that solution providers should keep an eye on in the coming year and beyond.”

IoTium is rapidly becoming the default secure networking infrastructure of choice for a slew of industrial giants in multiple verticals. IoTium provides a secure managed software-defined network infrastructure for industrial IoT to securely connect legacy and greenfield mission-critical on-site machinery and automation, and control systems to applications that reside in datacenters or the cloud - all at scale. The solution is zero-touch provisioning eliminating all complexities in scalable mass deployment.

IoTium has received multiple awards as a result of the company’s innovative technology. Recent award wins include CRN 30 Internet of Things Executives, CRN 10 Coolest IoT Startup of 2017.

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About IoTium
IoTium is the first secure network infrastructure company for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Headquartered in Silicon Valley and backed by GE Ventures, March Capital, The Fabric and Juniper Networks, IoTium was founded with the understanding that secure connections matter. The company’s patented technology enables a Network as a Service (NaaS) solution to securely connect legacy onsite systems to cloud-based applications, allowing building and industrial automation, oil & gas, manufacturing, transportation, and smart city industries to realize the promise of Industry 4.0. For more information, visit:

About The Channel Company
The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.

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Channel Company Contact:    
Melanie Turpin
The Channel Company
(508) 416-1195

IoTium Contacts:
Kim Truong
(408) 219-1315

Katherine Hyman
(408) 200-3771

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