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Press Release: Kontron pioneers integrated security in IoT


Press Release hub banner blue with title in red white and blueKontron, a leading provider of Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), today announced its integrated IoT-ready hardware and software   platform and the addition of the first security and real-time analytics solutions incorporating  its growing IoT partner ecosystem. The new Kontron IoT security offering includes high levels of encryption across every layer of the network. In additon, real-time analytics software is deployed for alerting users to any potentially suspect or unauthorized devices attempting access or being connected to the network. In order to implement a comprehensive end to end IoT security capability, Kontron is forming partnerships on a global basis with a number of leading hardware, software and communications security providers. These partnerships will complement Kontron’s middleware architecture with major IoT technology providers and ensure out of the box product compatibility.

Rolf Schwirz, Kontron’s CEO says, “With Kontron’s new IoT ready and deeply integrated middleware software stacks on all our products, we fulfill our vision of being the most trusted embedded computer technology partner. The partnerships with Wibu and SQLstream reinforce and complement our end to end IoT solution and together we can ensure security and remove complexity for our customers in this new exciting and technologically challenging IoT world.”

By expanding the partner ecosystem, Kontron will be able to quickly develop different functionality modules and continually enhance the usability of its IoT solution. Today’s partnership announcements with Wibu for security, and SQLstream for analytics, are in line with this strategy which will also see the addition of device management and all other components required in different IoT user environments and applications.

Visit Kontron at the embedded world:

embedded world 2016

Kontron Booth 478 – hall 1

23.-25. February 2016 | Nuremberg, Germany


About Kontron

Kontron, a global leader in embedded computing technology and trusted advisor in IoT, provides a complete and integrated portfolio of hardware, software and services. Kontron creates many of the standards that drive the world’s embedded computing platforms, bringing to life numerous technologies and applications. The result is an accelerated time-to-market, reduced total-cost-of-ownership, product longevity and the best possible overall application with leading-edge, highest reliability embedded technology.

Kontron is a listed company. Its shares are traded in the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and on other exchanges under the symbol “KBC”.

For more information, please visit: www.kontron.com

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