iControl Networks Receives 2011 Smart Grid Excellence Award
iControl's OpenHome Software Platform Honored for Exceptional Innovation
Redwood City, CA (November 28, 2011) — iControl Networks announced today that its OpenHome software platform has received a 2011 Smart Grid Excellence Award from SmartGrid.TMCnet.com, a TMC and Crossfire Media sponsored technology media Website.
"The solutions that have been recognized with the Smart Grid Excellence Award reflect the diverse range of innovation driving this market. Congratulations to iControl Networks, which exemplified the best of smart grid technologies in 2011," said Carl Ford, co-founder and community developer, Crossfire.
iControl's OpenHome software platform enables home security companies, broadband service providers and utilities to offer the next generation of home management, security and connectivity to their customers. The solution allows users to control and connect to their homes remotely, via the web and other mobile devices, and delivers interactive life safety and lifestyle services, such as home energy management, monitoring and automation.
"I am pleased to acknowledge iControl Networks for its contribution to the advancement of Smart Grid technologies by bestowing our Second Annual Smart Grid Excellence Award to them," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "Congratulations and I look forward to more innovation in 2012."
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About iControl Networks
iControl Networks is a venture-backed software and services company providing interactive solutions that define the broadband home management market. The iControl OpenHome™ Software Platform, an award-winning software solution that has made the Connected Home a reality, enables home security companies, broadband service providers and utilities to offer the next generation of home management, security and connectivity to their customers. Investors in iControl include Charles River Ventures, Cisco, Comcast Ventures, Intel Capital, the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers iFund, Rogers Communications and Tyco International. For more information, please visit www.icontrol.com.
About Smart Grid
Smart Grid is the leading website dedicated to the rapidly developing technologies that enable and harness Smart Grids, with particular emphasis on applications, products and software for improving residential, business, institutional and facilities' power consumption.
This Website offers information and analysis for anyone interested in researching, purchasing and applying smart grid technologies. It includes Smart Grid industry news and expert analysis by Carl Ford, Crossfire Media. Visitors will find free resources including Online Communities, blogs, feature articles, videos and more. SmartGrid.TMCnet.com is sponsored by TMC, an integrated, global media company helping clients in print, in person and online, and Crossfire Media, an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. Please visit http://smart-grid.tmcnet.com
TMC is a global, integrated media company that helps clients build communities in print, in person, and online. TMC publishes the Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Next Gen Mobility, InfoTECH Spotlight and Cloud Computing magazines. TMCnet.com, which is read by two million unique visitors each month, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMC is the producer of ITEXPO, the world's leading B2B communications event. In addition, TMC runs multiple industry events. Visit TMC Events for a complete listing and further information. For more information about TMC, visit www.tmcnet.com.
About Crossfire Media:
Crossfire Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. We service communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars and newsletters. Crossfire Media services also include providing insight to technology companies and associations to assist in the development of business and technical strategy as well as the development and implementation of effective communications and marketing strategy.
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