The Aurora® Energy Network of Things™ Platform Honored With Prestigious IoT Award
Frederick, MD – January 21, 2016 – Blue Pillar, provider of the world’s first self-configurable Energy Network of Things platform that connects and controls distributed energy assets, announced today that itsAurora platform has received a 2015 Smart Machines Innovation Award. The IoT Evolution Smart Machines Innovation Award honors products, services, platforms, and applications that are part of the intelligent device market and is awarded by IoT Evolution magazine, the leading publication covering IoT technologies.
“It is truly an honor to have the Aurora platform receive yet another distinguished award for its ability to securely connect and control energy assets enabling facilities to become more energy efficient, resilient and self-sufficient,” said Tom Willie, CEO of Blue Pillar. “IoT technology has the opportunity to disrupt a variety of industries, and within the energy landscape, Aurora is proving itself as the de facto energy IoT platform for connecting distributed generation assets.”
Blue Pillar’s Aurora Energy Network of Things platform provides ubiquitous, vendor-agnostic, secure connectivity and control of energy assets that before could only have been accomplished through highly expensive, time consuming, and custom system integrations. By connecting all “behind-the-meter” energy assets regardless of make, model, vintage, age or type, facilities and grid operations have been able to improve resiliency and increase energy efficiency. Energy service providers are using the platform to connect distributed generation assets through which they can offer new, compelling services to their end customers. This turnkey approach has completely disrupted the energy management industry by connecting thousands of multi-vendor and legacy energy assets and allowing facilities to more easily and cost-effectively reach their aggressive energy goals.
“It is my pleasure to recognize the Aurora Energy Network of Things as an inventive solution that has earned Blue Pillar the 2015 IoT Evolution Smart Machines Innovation Award,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “I look forward to seeing more innovation from Blue Pillar in the future.”
About Blue Pillar
Blue Pillar is a leading provider of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and energy management solutions for complex single site and centralized multisite facilities. The Aurora platform connects, controls, and manages data to help organizations improve energy resiliency, efficiency and overall facility operations. Today, over 300 of the most critical, complex and geographically dispersed facilities – across healthcare, government, higher education, and other industries – use Blue Pillar solutions to manage their energy and power systems. For more information, visit www.bluepillar.com and follow Blue Pillar on Twitter at @bluepillarinc.
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