on Microsoft Azure® platform, Crestron XiO Cloud™ IoT-based
cloud service recognized for revolutionizing provisioning and management of workplace
HONG KONG, CHINA - Media
OutReach - 6 September 2018 - Crestron, a global leader in control and automation
technology for the modern workplace, has accepted the prestigious 2018
Microsoft Global Partner of the Year Award for Internet of Things (IoT) in a
ceremony at the Microsoft
Inspire event in Las Vegas. Microsoft®
recognized Crestron for providing outstanding solutions in IoT in the form of Crestron
XiO Cloud, a revolutionary IoT-based provisioning and management
solution built on the Microsoft Azure® platform.
Crestron XiO Cloud is revolutionizing provisioning and management of Crestron's
popular open UC, room scheduling, AV, and content sharing solutions at the
world's leading companies, resulting in up to 90% reductions in installation
time, improvements in device uptime, and optimization of people, space, and
Powering the digital transformation
businesses across every industry continue along their digital transformation
journey, Crestron IoT enabled automation and control solutions enable facility
management and IT staff to control entire environments with a push of a button
or click of a mouse, integrating audio, video, digital signage, scheduling,
lighting, building management systems (BMS), HVAC and security systems. The strength of Crestron IoT-enabled devices
and systems is their integration in the Crestron XiO Cloud, providing
all-in-one monitoring, management and control from a single platform.
workplace solutions are the springboard for digital transformation- but
managing the devices that enable it can be costly and complicated. Crestron XiO Cloud reduces the complexities
associated with deploying, tracking, managing and evolving the ecosystem of IoT
enabled devices that make communication and collaboration seamless. Crestron is honored to be recognized by
Microsoft for developing game-changing connected technologies that help propel
digital transformation at Fortune 500®
companies worldwide," said Ted Colton, Vice President of Unified Communication
Strategies at Crestron.
Celebrating partner achievement
annual Microsoft Partner of the Year awards celebrate top Microsoft partners
who demonstrate excellence in innovation and implementation of customer
solutions based on Microsoft technology. Microsoft received more than 2,600
nominations from 115 countries for the 2018 program. The IoT category was
judged by a number of IoT stakeholders and leaders from Microsoft Common Data
Service, One Commercial Partner, Windows and Azure. The judges selected the winners
based on their commitment to customers, the solution's impact on the market,
and exemplary use of Microsoft technologies.
ecosystem of partners is crucial to delivering transformative solutions, and
this year's winners have proven to be some of the finest among their peers,"
said Gavriella Schuster, Corporate Vice President, One Commercial Partner,
Microsoft Corp. "We are pleased to recognize Crestron for being selected as
winner of the 2018 Microsoft IoT Partner of the Year award."
is the world's leading manufacturer of advanced control and automation systems,
innovating technology and reinventing the way people live and work. Our
solutions are built on a validated architecture, using best-in-class technology
that integrates unified communications, AV presentation, IT, lighting, audio
and environmental systems. Crestron streamlines technology, improving the
quality of life for people in Education, Corporate, Government and Defense,
Hospitality, Retail and their homes.
leadership stems from its dedicated people who are committed to providing the
best product solutions, programs and services in the industry. This culmination
of loyalty, devotion and innovation is what our dealers refer to as "The
Crestron Experience." Our product solutions are backed by over 90
fully-staffed offices that provide 24 x 7 x 365 sales, technical, and training
support around the globe. In addition to its World Headquarters in New Jersey,
Crestron has sales and support offices throughout Asia, Australia, Canada,
Europe, Latin, New Zealand and United States.
the world of Crestron by visiting www.crestron.com.