Sept. 5, 2012
-- connectBlue today announced that Frost & Sullivan has presented the 2012 European Product Leadership Award for Wireless Solutions in Industrial Markets to connectBlue. According to the research conducted, connectBlue performed remarkably better than any of the other top companies evaluated.
The Product Leadership Award is a notable recognition of connectBlue’
s accomplishments in wireless solutions in industrial markets. connectBlue came out as a clear winner out of the top companies that Frost & Sullivan evaluated; the weighted rating of all five categories gave connectBlue the ranking of “excellent”
while the other companies ranked “good” or “fair.”
“Our highest ranking – 10 out of 10 – was achieved in the “Product Quality” category,” says Rolf Nilsson, CEO of connectBlue. “We are pleased for this third-party recognition as we – since day one – have been committed to delivering long-term, high-performing wireless products for tough, demanding applications.”
Frost & Sullivan confirms that “connectBlue has developed state-of-the-
art wireless modules comprising excellent performance, extended lifecycle and compatibility with other devices in the industrial network, and hence connectBlue has become one of the leaders in European industrial wireless devices market. Since 2001, the company has offered products based on its own Bluetooth stacks and Wireless LAN software drivers that are characterized by enhanced liability, long range connectivity, high throughput, low latency and low power consumption,”
says Anna Mazurek, Research Analyst, Industrial Automation & Process Control, Frost & Sullivan.
The unbiased, third-party Frost & Sullivan recognized connectBlue as the award recipient after a process of identifying industry challenges and opportunities, deciding on award criteria, conducting best practice research, identifying the top performing companies, and finally rating these companies against the criteria. The award criteria covered the following:
Innovative Element of the Product
Product Acceptance in the Marketplace
Provides Customer Value Enhancements
“Besides having a portfolio of high quality industrial wireless devices, connectBlue has been continuously striving to develop additional innovative product features that set the company apart from other wireless providers on the market,” concludes Mazurek.
connectBlue is now listed in Frost & Sullivan’s Hall of Fame at http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/meawards-hall-of-fame.pag
connectBlue has been presented with the 2012 European Product Leadership Award for Wireless Solutions in Industrial Markets. Frost & Sullivan used key benchmarking criteria to measure connectBlue’
s performance against competition and found that connectBlue ranked the best in all areas.About connectBlue
is a leading provider of robust Industrial and Medical wireless solutions, designed and tested for the most demanding applications and environments. Based on Classic Bluetooth technology, Bluetooth low energy technology, Wireless LAN (WLAN) and IEEE 802.15.4 / ZigBee, connectBlue provides ready-to-use products and modules as well as custom design solutions. connectBlue has its head office in Sweden and local offices in Germany and USA. For more information, please visit http://www.connectblue.com
is a registered trademark of connectBlue AB.For further information
connectBlue – Americas:
Bill Saltzstein, President connectBlue, Inc.
Phone: + 1 425.442.5854
connectBlue – Asia-Pacific:
Pelle Svensson, APAC Business Development Director
Phone: +46 40 6307103
connectBlue – Europe, Middle East & Africa:
Martin Engdahl, Sales Director
Phone: +46 40 6307123