Kontron selected as one of Top 20 most promising HPC technology solution providers by CIO Review magazine

Augsburg, Germany March 19, 2015 – Kontron, a leading provider of Embedded Computing Technology, announced today it has been selected as one of the top 20 most promising high performance computing (HPC) technology providers by CIO Review, a well-known US technology magazine that reports on innovative business solutions. To recognize and promote technology entrepreneurship, CIO Review asked a distinguished panel of CEOs, CIOs, CMOs, venture capitalists, analysts and members of its editorial board to select the top HPC providers from more than 300 companies.  Kontron was singled out in the March issue for its expertise in providing end-to-end HPC solutions that streamline operations in a faster, less resource consuming manner, while keeping costs under control.

“Kontron has been on our radar for some time now for stirring a revolution in HPC and we are happy to showcase them this year due to their continuing excellence in delivering top-notch technology-driven solutions,” said Harvi Sachar, Publisher and Founder, CIO Review. “Kontron’s solutions continued to break new ground within the past year benefiting its customers around the globe, and we’re excited to have them featured on our top companies list.”

HPC is the technology more and more IT professionals are adopting to satisfy the increasing computational speed required to process and access the enormous amount data generated by embedded systems and the Internet of Things (IoT).  According to CIO Review, Kontron’s dedication to R&D and technology innovation is helping to revamp the notion of HPC through its High Performance Embedded Computing (HPEC) solutions.  CIO Review also recognized Kontron for working towards replacing huge, exhaustive HPC systems to provide cost-effective alternatives without compromising efficiency and delivering robust solutions that stand the test of time.

“Kontron is honored to be acknowledged for excelling at HPC technology, which has evolved from our proven history of providing application-ready solutions that help our customers better analyze the growing volume of data from IoT.  The StarVX is a strong HPEC offering from Kontron, and is designed to help developers dramatically streamline the process from design to field deployment of next-generation HPEC radar, sonar and imagine processing.  Furthermore, Kontron’s long-term roadmaps, global footprint and product portfolio breadth support many different market segments so we can be a huge enabler to facilitate the IoT revolution that will invariably generate more value to society,” said Eric Sivertson, Executive Vice President, Avionics, Transportation, and Defense (ATD) Business Unit, Kontron.

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About Kontron

Kontron is a global leader in embedded computing technology. With its employees in research and development, Kontron creates many of the standards that drive the world’s embedded compu ting platforms. Kontron’s product longevity, local engineering and support, and value-added services, help create a sustainable and viable embedded solution for OEMs and system integrators. Kontron works closely with its customers on their embedded application-ready platforms and custom solutions, enabling them to focus on their core competencies. The result is an accelerated time-to-market, reduced total-cost-of-ownership and an improved overall application with leading-edge, highly-reliable embedded technology.

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