Cisco IoT Portfolio Wins M2M Product Awards

It’s clear that Cisco’s IoT portfolio is continually growing and improving – and winning awards. This year Cisco IoT won three IoT Breakthrough Awards (along with many others). In the 2022 IoT Breakthrough Awards, Cisco won awards in three major categories:

  • IR1800M2M Product of the Year – IR1800. Cisco’s new Catalyst IR1800 Rugged Series Routers connect vehicles like first responders, mass transit, and commercial fleets. You get built-in Cisco security, modular design, and gigabit-class bandwidth that can extend product life. Catalyst IR1800 Rugged​​ Series Routers allows you to digitize your mobile edge with 5G and Wi-Fi 6. These rugged​​ routers deliver high performance, enhanced security, and the flexibility to help you accelerate your digitization at the edge. With IR1800 you can adapt new technologies with a modular design and help protect your networking investments. Power seamless experiences and drive efficiency with high bandwidth and throughput from 5G and Wi-Fi 6.
  • M2M Network Company of the Year. Cisco’s earned the award for their industrial IoT portfolio of enterprise-grade switches, routers, and wireless solutions—all built with industry-leading security. You can connect any asset, even in the harshest environments, with a choice of access technologies  like Ethernet, DSL, Wi-Fi, LoRaWAN,  private and public 5G, LTE, and more.
  • M2M Embedded Hardware Company of the Year. Cisco’s ultra-compact and rugged embedded line of network products provide custom solutions for specialized use cases in defense, aerospace, oil and gas, and transportation.
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Cisco was also awarded and recognized for:

  • “Leader” in Forrester Wave™ for ICS security solutions. More assets are connected at the edge every day, expanding the threat landscape. Visibility and threat defense are key to reducing risk. Cisco was recognized for offering superior product strategy that enables ICS asset owners to move towards a zero-trust model.
  • Frost & Sullivan’s Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award. Cisco was recognized for their ability to connect, manage and secure devices across various networks, providing customers with scale and security in a connected world.
  • CRN Tech Innovator Award – Cisco IoT Operations Dashboard was recognized for helping operations teams deploy, monitor, troubleshoot, and gain insights into their connected devices, at any scale.
  • #1 Market Share Leader in Industrial Edge Components – Omdia named Cisco IoT the market leader in its Industrial Edge Networking Components (2021 report).

Cisco’s IoT portfolio meets a wide variety of edge requirements. Different use cases, like utility substations, manufacturing lines, roadways, and police cars and buses and different access technologies, including 5G.  Cisco’s IoT portfolio stands our due to it’s built-in security that gives you visibility all the way from the enterprise network to the IoT edge, along with the tools that operations teams need to keep the business up and running.

Whatever your use case, we can help you find a solution and solve the biggest challenges faced by your IT and operations teams.


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