PORTLAND, Maine, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Kepware® Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, announced today that its Industrial Data Forwarder for Splunk plug-in received a 2015 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award from IoT Evolution Magazine, the leading publication covering Internet of Things (IoT) technologies.
Through the functionality provided by its flagship product KEPServerEX® and the Industrial Data Forwarder for Splunk plug-in, Kepware advances Big Data analytics and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The plug-in leverages the 150+ communication drivers available with KEPServerEX to seamlessly stream real-time industrial sensor and machine data directly into the Splunk platform for real-time Operational Intelligence. Splunk users can now easily mine industrial data to improve operations, accelerate troubleshooting, perform preventative maintenance, and improve productivity.
"Research suggests that as many as 50 billion devices will be Internet-connected by 2020. Products like the Industrial Data Forwarder for Splunk show our commitment to evolving with today's emerging technologies to provide customers with the best solutions for their businesses," said Tony Paine, CEO, Kepware. "We're honored to have received this award and look forward to expanding our IoT capabilities in the future."
The award recognizes the best in emerging IoT technology, with winners representing the leading innovators in the space. Each has released products in the past 12 months that significantly advances the industry as a whole.
"The solutions selected for the IoT Evolution Product of Year Award reflect the diverse range of innovation driving the machine to machine market today. It is my honor to congratulate Kepware for its innovative work and superior contribution to the rapidly evolving IoT industry," said Carl Ford, CEO of Crossfire Media, a co-publisher of IoT Evolution Magazine.
The winners of the 2015 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award will be published in the second quarter edition of IoT Evolution magazine.
About Kepware, Inc.
Kepware Technologies is a private software development company headquartered in Portland, Maine. Kepware provides a portfolio of software solutions to help businesses connect diverse automation devices and software applications. From plant floor to wellsite to windfarm, Kepware serves a wide range of customers in a variety of vertical markets including Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Building Automation, Power & Utilities, and more. Established in 1995 and now distributed in more than 100 countries, Kepware's software solutions help thousands of businesses improve operations and decision making. Learn more at www.kepware.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 supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, IoT Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; IoT Evolution Conference & Expo; SmartVoice Conference; Software Telco Congress; Super Wi-Fi Summit - The Global Spectrum Sharing and TV White Space Event; SIP Trunking, Unified Communications & WebRTC Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo; Fitness and Sports Wearable Technology (FAST) Expo, WebRTC Conference & Expo; and more. Visit TMC Events for additional information.
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