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Zentri, With Its Secure IoT Platform, Named a 2016 Cool Vendor in IoT ‘Thingification’ by Gartner

August 17, 2016 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

LOS GATOS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE )–Zentri, a leading enterprise grade device management solution for IoT products, today announced that it has been recognized as a “Cool Vendor” in the May 2016 “Cool Vendors in IoT ‘Thingification’, 2016 report by Gartner, Inc., a distinguished global IT research firm.    

Zentri is a complete, end-to-end IoT solution with the ability to add secure wireless connectivity to any product through ZentriOS, a purpose-built operating system for IoT. The solution is paired with Zentri Device Management Service, a cloud based service that is available as a public or private cloud service, to manage the entire fleet of products in the market with capabilities that include authentication and authorization of IoT devices, reliable over the air updates, and refined geolocation services. Completing the platform is the Mobile App SDK that enables a simple ‘1 click’ setup for monitoring and controlling connected devices. This combination helps customers launch a fully managed, secure connected product fleet in under four months.    

The report recommends readers, “Use Wi-Fi cloud-to-device solutions to reduce deployment and management costs,” among other recommendations. It goes on to say, “Gartner believes that IoT projects should return their investment in the first year of full operation.”

“We are helping product manufacturers successfully build and launch fully managed, enterprise grade connected products to market without risking a large upfront investment,” said Sanjay Kalyanasundaram, VP of Product at Zentri. “We are excited to be recognized as a Cool Vendor by Gartner and we will continue helping our customers focus on what is key to their business – increasing product premium, generating service revenue from a product business, and reducing support costs.”

The Gartner “Cool Vendors in IoT ‘Thingification’, 2016” report is valuable for any product manufacturer interested in adding connected products to their portfolio and looking for advice and education on possible products to assist with that process. Access to the report can be found from Gartner.

About Zentri

Zentri is transforming the way product companies deliver secure mobile and cloud connected products with rich connected experiences across multiple product lines. Leveraging Zentri’s Secure IoT Platform, customers get to market in weeks instead of years with highly secure and robust products. In addition to delivering the connected experience product buyers expect, Zentri enables secure product authentication, seamless OTA software updates, remote product diagnosis and analytics, and more. Over 1,300 customers trust Zentri to securely connect and manage their products while driving deep customer engagement. Learn more at


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3 comments on “Zentri, With Its Secure IoT Platform, Named a 2016 Cool Vendor in IoT ‘Thingification’ by Gartner

  1. Marcobois
    August 22, 2016

    Sounds cool ! Great post !

  2. piltar
    August 22, 2016

    A great news from Gartner. IoT Platforms are on a verge !

  3. Emerick55
    August 22, 2016

    I didn't know, yea IT consulting on the top !

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