Amaro (Italy), August 31st, 2021 – Eurotech, a leading provider of rugged and industrial systems, Edge computing platforms and Internet of Things (IoT) enablement solutions, was again recognized by PAC RADAR (teknowlogy Group) as one of the leading companies in “Open Digital Platforms for Open Source-based Industrial IoT”.
As the report concludes: “The combination of Eurotech’s strong commitment to open source-based IoT solutions and open collaboration, and its strong capabilities in IoT hardware and embedded solutions makes the company a strong IoT ecosystem player”.
Eurotech builds on nearly 30 years of experience in delivering hardware, software and services to address the challenges of next-gen applications in demanding vertical markets like industrial automation, transportation, energy and utilities. This expertise, along with strong relationships built with many customers, system integrators and ecosystem partners such as Red Hat, IBM, NVIDIA, Intel, AWS and Microsoft, allows the company to develop trusted IIoT edge components to enable the digital transformation of enterprises of any size with an end-to-end security approach.
Eurotech is a significant contributor and committed founding member of a strong open source ecosystem, centered on the Eclipse Foundation. According to the analyst findings, “the Eclipse Foundation, with the Eclipse IoT Working Group, is without doubt the leading open source community around IoT today”. In this IoT and Edge computing focused community, Eurotech is original contributor of open source projects like Eclipse Kura – an IoT edge middleware for IoT gateways, edge servers, and other smart devices – and Eclipse Kapua – an IoT platform providing security and device management capabilities and data integration with Cloud and IT applications.
This strong positioning comes from Eurotech's commitment to be active part of an IoT partner ecosystem and from the company's expertise in many vertical markets, and the quality of Eurotech’s product portfolio as confirmed by customer references. The analysts concluded in the report: “Eurotech is uniquely positioned in the market, able to offer IoT and edge computing building blocks, from very compact High Performance Edge Computers (HPECs) to edge servers and IoT gateways, in combination with an integrated IoT software framework for edge and distributed computing, fully based on open source".
“We are strongly committed to developing and delivering a solid foundation for successful IoT and digital transformation solutions based on enterprise-ready open source” states Robert Andres, Eurotech CSO. “Eurotech’s Everyware IoT offering, based on the IoT projects Kura and Kapua, contributed and driven by Eurotech in the context of the Eclipse IoT Working Group, ensures that customers and system integration partners can efficiently develop and deploy IoT solutions, while minimizing risks and avoiding vendor lock-in. This commitment towards open source-based components, together with our excellent track record in the world of operational technologies, ensures solutions geared towards lowest total cost of ownership with a focus on manageability and solid security of end-to-end IoT applications”.
The purpose of the PAC RADAR from the market research and strategic consultancy PAC (teknowlogy Group) is to provide a holistic evaluation and visual positioning of leading IT providers within a defined IT segment on a local market. Using predefined criteria, the providers’ revenue volumes and development and market share are assessed and compared alongside their performance and specific competences in the relevant market segment.