Global Mobile Industry Selects ioTium as Growth Leader in the Internet of Things
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — ioTium, the first commercially deployed Software-Defined Converged Infrastructure company for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), today announced that the GSMA has named ioTium to the GSMA 100, a global innovation discovery initiative designed to identify the world’s most promising growth-stage companies and advance the next generation of connectivity and digital services.
As the first commercially deployed software-defined converged infrastructure company for the Industrial IoT, ioTium is the company of choice for Fortune 500 organizations looking to enable secure, scalable IIoT deployment. The company’s managed services offerings ensure that any machine, using any protocol, can be instantly, seamlessly and securely connected to any application residing in any cloud or data center through any network infrastructure and operator, while eliminating deployment complexity issues and minimizing network security risks.
“This well-deserved recognition underscores ioTium’s position as a definitive standout driving innovation for global mobile operators,” said Ron Victor, CEO, ioTium. “ioTium’s north star has always been to meet the evolving needs of our customers as they work toward digital transformation, and our industry-leading software-defined converged infrastructure for IIoT is the foundation required for that transformation.”
“We welcome ioTium to the GSMA 100. The GSMA 100 companies are leaders in categories that are poised to drive digital transformation and industry growth,” said Laxmi Akkaraju, chief strategy officer, GSMA. “We look forward to working with ioTium to unlock business development and investment opportunities and champion innovation in our industry.”
ioTium joins the second cohort of the GSMA 100, which includes AppOnBoard, Cinarra, Cloudify, CUJOAI, DefinedCrowd, Genus AI, Invisible Systems, Jiminy, KaiOS, Limitless, Litmus Automation, Lumina Networks, Messagenius, SecureHome, UserTribe, Vilynx and Zeotap.
The GSMA 100 represents the innovation priorities of mobile operators around the world. Companies are referred into the program through investment and key partners. Contributors to the GSMA 100 to date include América Móvil, Blumberg Capital, British Telecom, China Mobile, Deutsche Telekom, EIT Digital, Etisalat, Telecom Italia, HV Holtzbrinck Ventures, KPN Ventures, MegaFon, MTN Group, Orange, Rogers Communications, Sony Innovation Fund, Telefónica, Telenor Group, Telstra Ventures, US Cellular and Vodafone, among others.