IoTium Announces Distribution Partnership with The Panel Shoppe to Offer Secure Remote Management Solutions to Building Automation Systems

This partnership further expands its leadership position within the building automation industry

Santa Clara, Calif. – November 29, 2017 – IoTium, the first secure network infrastructure company for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), is furthering its growth within the building automation space with the announcement of its new distribution partnership with The Panel Shoppe, a supplier of UL-rated smart building control panels, parts & smarts and professional services, headquartered in Southeast Michigan.  The distribution agreement allows The Panel Shoppe to offer a flexible and secure solution for clients looking to remotely connect legacy building automation systems to cloud-based applications like SkyFoundry’s SkySpark software.

The partnership with IoTium will enable The Panel Shoppe’s customers to securely capture and transport their building data for full read/write control, leveraging new analytics, machine learning, and predictive analytics applications at scale to realize the promise of smart connected buildings.

“The Panel Shoppe has had great success in offering customers the tools needed to properly complete smart building projects,” said Jason Houck, The Panel Shoppe’s Chief Information Officer. “To that end, IoTium is the ideal addition to our product line, as their solution offers a great advancement in solving deployment complexities and cybersecurity concerns, which are two of the largest issues in the building automation industry today. We’re excited to be working with IoTium to provide a more secure solution for customers to connect and protect their BAS.”

“The alliance with The Panel Shoppe will continue our leadership in the building automation market,” said Ron Victor, founder and CEO of IoTium. “As more traditional buildings are being converted to smart buildings, the deployment complexities and security issues will be top barriers that need to be overcome. IoTium is excited to be working with The Panel Shoppe to address these complexities and provide a more flexible, simple solution to their customers.”

Since the beginning of the year, IoTium has added a slew of new distributors in the building automation space continuing its leadership within the industry. With IoTium’s offering, The Panel Shoppe customers will be able to securely connect their legacy onsite building automation systems to multiple applications that reside in public, private and hybrid clouds; all without ever needing a truck-roll, absolutely no username and passwords, and no changes to an existing Enterprise IT firewall and proxy policies.

The IoTium Network-as-a-Service solution is immediately available to The Panel Shoppe’s customers and partners, as well as other interested integrators or property owners/managers in North America.

About IoTium, Inc.

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 http://www.iotium.io.

 

About The Panel Shoppe

The Panel Shoppe supplies proven solutions to contractors implementing intelligent building projects of all scopes, sizes, and locations. From custom, UL-rated control panels, programming, and professional services to 3D graphic design, The Panel Shoppe is a trusted partner of integrators, installers, and owners throughout North America. To learn more about how The Panel Shoppe makes smart buildings simple, visit http://www.thepanelshoppe.com/.

IoTium Contacts:

Kim Truong
IoTium
(408) 219-1315
Kim.Truong@iotium.io

Katherine Hyman
McGrath/Power
(408) 200-3771
KatherineHyman@mcgrathpower.com

The Panel Shoppe Contact:

Mike Reed
The Panel Shoppe
(810) 300-0139
m.reed@thepanelshoppe.com

 

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