KORE Named as a Leader in 2021 Magic Quadrant for Managed IoT Connectivity Services

KORE, a global leader in Internet of Things (“IoT”) solutions and worldwide Connectivity-as-a-Service (“CaaS”), announced that it has been named by Gartner as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Managed IoT Connectivity Services, further advancing its position as a visionary for IoT. The evaluation was based on specific criteria that analyzed the company’s overall completeness of vision and ability to execute. “For the second year in a row, KORE is honored to be recognized as the only independent service provider in…

Telenor Gathers Strength in IoT for the 5G era

Businesses searching for world class Internet of Things solutions will find that Telenor’s new operating model brings the best capabilities and competence to every customer, today and in the future. Telenor Group today announces it is unifying its IoT offering across the Nordics and internationally. The Nordic IoT portfolio and the global Telenor Connexion portfolio will be gathered under the brand Telenor IoT. Effective immediately, Telenor IoT will be offered from all Telenor business channels in the Nordics,…

Microsoft Joins the IoT M2M Council to Accelerate IoT Adoption

The IoT M2M Council (IMC) announced that Microsoft has joined the Council, a trade group that fosters a community of 25,000 qualified IoT users. The Microsoft Azure IoT Engineering group will use the IMC as a platform to stay in closer contact with enterprise users and product makers that are deploying IoT technology. The IMC's rank-and-file Adopter Membership covers 27 different vertical markets of application around the globe, from manufacturing to healthcare to retail point-of-sale and more. Marketing Technology…

Cisco IoT Named “M2M Network Equipment Company of the Year” In 2021 IoT Breakthrough Awards Program

Annual IoT Breakthrough Awards Program Recognizes Standout Internet-of-Things Companies and Products IoT Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global Internet-of-Things (IoT) market, today announced that Cisco IoT, the worldwide leader in technology that powers the Internet, has been selected as the winner of the “M2M Network Equipment Company of the Year” award in the 5th annual IoT Breakthrough Awards program. Marketing Technology…

Adrich, a Female-founded Leader in Connected Commerce, Raises New Round of Financing to Scale Its IoT & AI Technology

COVID accelerates demand for Its Real-time Consumer Product Usage Data among CPG, DTC and ecommerce companies Adrich Inc., an IoT and AI powered analytics platform provider that helps many of the world’s leading brands and retailers gain and act on real-time consumer insights, today announced the closing of a seven-figure capital raise in an oversubscribed, new pre-series A equity funding. The round was led by IDEA Fund Partners, with additional participation by Sony Innovation Fund, Tech Council Ventures, M7, and…

TELUS Launches Expanded Sales and Marketing Campaign Showcasing Loop Insights’ IoT Solutions Stack Utilizing Both Direct and Indirect…

TELUS commits to expanded sales and marketing support bolstering the partnership’s go-to-market plan targeting the Hospitality, Retail, and Healthcare sectors Loop Insights Inc., a provider of contactless solutions and artificial intelligence ("AI") to drive real-time insights, enhanced customer engagement and automated venue tracing to the brick and mortar space, is pleased to announce that IoT partner TELUS is accelerating its partnership with Loop Insights in 2021 by launching a direct and indirect national sales &…

MarTech Interview with Mark Elliot, CMO at BioCatch

"The beautiful thing about behavioral insights is that they can be applied to so many applications and industries. We are always talking to players in other sectors and are ready to innovate…trust me, we are just getting started!" Hi, please tell us about your journey into technology and how you started at BioCatch? Prior to joining BioCatch I spent my career at large organizations within the financial services industry – Capital One and TIAA to name a couple. I ran a digital/direct banking business as well as led…

Sectigo IoT Security & Identity Management Advancements Speed Integration and Use in Multi-Vendor Ecosystems

New SDKs and PKI Clients Make it Easier for OEMs, Utilities, Government Organizations, and Enterprises, to Secure Their Connected Devices and Products Sectigo, a leading provider of automated digital identity management and web security solutions, has released multiple advancements to the company's award-winning IoT Security & Identity Management Platform, making integration and management of secured connected devices even easier for OEMs and enterprises. The innovations include a PKI Client software development kit…

Twilio Introduces Microvisor IoT Platform To Solve Edge Infra Challenges

Twilio Microvisor IoT Platform has expanded beyond cellular connectivity to solve end-to-end infrastructure challenges for IoT builders. Twilio, the leading cloud communications platform, today announced a major expansion of the company’s IoT offerings with the launch of Microvisor, an IoT connectivity and device management platform that offers embedded developers a one stop shop for building connected devices, keeping them secure, and managing them through their lifetime. Twilio aims to significantly accelerate IoT…

New IoT Security YouTube Video Series Offers Engineers Valuable Guidance

Sectigo, a leading provider of automated digital identity management and web security solutions, today announced a new video series on Sectigo's YouTube Channel. The IoT video series offers security engineers, developers, product managers, and anyone using or developing connected components and devices valuable guidance—ranging from fundamental to advanced level—for securing IoT devices. Hosted by Alan Grau, Sectigo VP of IoT/Embedded Solutions, the initial "explainer" videos in the series include: Marketing Technology…

CloudKettle Adds Salesforce MVP Eliot Harper

CloudKettle Inc. is excited to welcome Salesforce MVP Eliot Harper to the team. Eliot has joined as a Senior Marketing Technology Architect and will further strengthen the growing Salesforce Partner. Marketing Technology News: Pega Appoints Hayden Stafford as President of Global Client Engagement Eliot Harper has been recognized, by Salesforce, as a member of their MVP program and is widely acknowledged as an expert in marketing technology and Salesforce Marketing Cloud. He has written books on Marketing Cloud,…

Microsoft’s Intelligent Cloud Drives FedEx Surround, an Integrated IoT-based Commerce Solution

FedEx has partnered with Microsoft to announce the launch of FedEx Surround, a totally reinvented end-to-end commerce solution to tackle technical challenges faced in the industry. FedEx Surround is expected to be commercially available in coming weeks, even as Microsoft announced additional solutions would be available for all FedEx customers, including omnichannel marketing capabilities delivered via Dynamic 365 and other app-based tools. Announcing FedEx Surround — Moving Goods at Pace of Lightning FedEx Surround…

Rolls-Royce Signs Iotics to Power Its Digital Twin Technology

Rolls-Royce Power Systems adopts Iotics’ operating environment and toolset to expand its digital ecosystem and deliver Customer Service 4.0 Rolls-Royce business unit Power Systems, has selected Iotics’ technology to enable digital solutions with asset-focused digital twins. Iotics’ technology delivers Rolls-Royce the capability to unlock over 200 data sources, brokering interactions to create digital twins of their in-field assets, and receive real-time event insights across customer, supplier and partner boundaries. As a…

Ziotag Announces Its Participation in New CH Accelerator’s Next Virtual Demo Day

Austin-based startup Ziotag offers technology which allows users to navigate and contextualize video content dynamically Ziotag, an AI-powered contextualization company, announced its participation in the next New Chip Acceleration Program (NCAP) virtual Demo Day, set to take place between May 7 and 8 of this year. During the event, investors will have the opportunity to connect with startups across the globe and partner on the advancement of innovative projects. The Demo Day will be held over livestream and will feature…

Online IoT Marketplace, Ioterra, Emerges Independent from Tech Company Acquisition

StoneAge Inc, a manufacturer of industrial waterblast tools and automated equipment, acquired Breadware Inc., an Internet of Things engineering consultancy. Ioterra, a division within Breadware, was not included in the acquisition and has emerged as an independent company. Ioterra is an online marketplace for companies to buy and sell services and solutions related to Internet of Things development. Marketing Technology News: IDC Publishes Future of Customers and Consumers Framework to Guide Enterprises Toward…

Sectigo and Infineon Partner to Protect IoT Devices with Automated Factory Provisioning of Certificates

Integration Advances Security in Connected Devices, Including Smart Home, Connected Cars, Industrial Machines, and More Sectigo, a leading provider of automated digital identity management and web security solutions, today announced a partnership with Infineon Technologies AG to provide automated certificate provisioning for Infineon's OPTIGA™ Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 using Sectigo IoT Identity Manager. The integration provides manufacturers with a complete certificate management solution, including issuance and…

PlaceIQ Acquires Location Data and Foot Traffic Measurement Business FreckleIOT

Acquisition Extends Location Intelligence Leader's Powerful Multi-Channel Marketing Solution Set PlaceIQ Inc., the leading data and technology provider that powers critical business and marketing decisions with location data, analytics, and insights, today announced it has acquired FreckleIOT, a business specializing in location data and foot traffic measurement from Freckle, LTD. This strategic acquisition will further accelerate PlaceIQ's growth as the leader in location intelligence. Financial terms for the acquisition…

Major Conferencing Provider iotum says Client Privacy Must Be Protected

Pandemic Raises the Stakes-Trust is Essential With countless people around the world turning to audio and video conferencing during the COVID-19 pandemic, it's essential that they can trust their provider to protect their privacy, says the major international conferencing firm iotum, creator of the popular platform Callbridge. As a matter of policy, iotum has never shared or sold the data of its clients to third parties.  And never will.   By comparison, Zoom now faces a class action lawsuit in California for allegedly…

Wavemaker Appoints Elliott Millard as UK Head of Planning

Wavemaker UK has announced the appointment of Elliott Millard as Head of Planning. Based in London, Millard will lead a team of 65 talented planners, taking responsibility for the strategic element of key new business pitches and working with clients to maximise their growth potential. He will report to Verra Budimlija, Wavemaker’s Chief Strategy Officer. Elliott brings over 18 years media industry leadership experience to his new role, most notably in the technology, automotive and retail sectors. This includes eight…

Twitter, Inc. Announces Partnership With Silver Lake and Elliott Management

Silver Lake to Make $1 Billion Investment Board Authorizes $2 Billion Share Repurchase Program Enters into Cooperation Agreement with Elliott Management Further Strengthens Twitter Board by Appointing Egon Durban and Jesse Cohn as Directors, Confirms Search for a Third New Independent Director with Technology Expertise Forms New Committee to Build on Regular Evaluation of Leadership and Governance Structure Twitter, Inc. announced that Silver Lake, a global leader in technology investing, will make a $1…