Crestron, a world leading provider of home automation, smart control and enterprise solutions, yesterday announced that they had been awarded the prestigious Microsoft Global IoT Partner of the Year Award for 2018.
The 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.
In 2018 the awards took place in Las Vegas and Crestron were recognised for providing outstanding solutions in IoT in the form of Crestron XiO Cloud. The Crestron XiO Cloud is a revolutionary IoT-based provisioning and management solution built on the Microsoft Azure platform.
XiO Cloud has revolutionised the use of Crestron’s popular open UC, room scheduling, AV, and content sharing solutions at the world’s leading companies. Crestron vice president of unified communications strategies, Ted Colton, spoke of the company’s pride at receiving the Partner of the Year Award:
‘Crestron is honoured to be recognised by Microsoft for developing game-changing connected technologies that help propel digital transformation at Fortune 500 companies worldwide.’
The IoT category of Microsoft’s awards was judged by a number of IoT stakeholders and leaders from Microsoft Common Data Service, One Commercial Partner, Windows and Azure. The winners were determined by commitment to customers, the solution’s impact on the market, and exemplary use of Microsoft technologies.