LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a global leader in providing solutions and services that give enterprises real-time visibility into their operations, announced today that CRN,® a brand of The Channel Company, has named Zebra to its 2016 Internet of Things (IoT) 50 list, which recognizes companies whose innovative offerings are helping connect objects, computing devices, infrastructure, data storage and data analytics to transform and improve the way we work and live. Zebra was also recently recognized with CRN's 2016 IoT Tech Innovator Award for its 3600 ultra-rugged series of barcode scanners.
Zebra's IoT solutions are standards-based, easy to deploy and operate and scalable for small- and medium-sized businesses up to global enterprises. Zebra and its PartnerConnect partners help companies add value to existing assets by offering IoT solutions that are interoperable across multiple IT platforms.
"Zebra has been developing the building blocks that are key components of today's IoT technology for more than 40 years and is focused on driving new opportunities with and through its partners," said Tom Bianculli, Chief Technology Officer, Zebra Technologies. "It is an honor to be recognized by CRN for technology and solutions like sensors, barcodes, RFID and Zatar that are enabling the Internet of Things and helping give our customers better visibility into their operations."
"The emerging Internet of Things market holds enormous creative potential, with the capacity to touch and streamline nearly every aspect of our daily lives," said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. "CRN's Internet of Things 50 list celebrates vendors who are exploring this potential with utmost energy and ingenuity. On the very cutting edge of innovation, their offerings are poised to transform the way we live and work with an unprecedented level of interconnectivity. We congratulate each of these vendors on the vision and creativity that has earned them a spot on our 2016 list."
The Internet of Things 50 list will be featured in the December issue of CRN and on CRN.com at crn.com/iot50.
With the unparalleled visibility Zebra (NASDAQ: ZBRA) provides, enterprises become as smart and connected as the world we live in. Real-time information – gleaned from visionary solutions including hardware, software and services – gives organizations the competitive edge they need to simplify operations, know more about their businesses and customers, and empower their mobile workers to succeed in today's data-centric world. For more information, visit www.zebra.com or sign up for our news alerts. Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
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