February 8, 2018 – San Jose, CA – Litmus Automation, an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform provider, today announced the company has been rated as a leading vendor in MachNation’s 2018 IoT Edge ScoreCard. MachNation, an industry analyst firm focused on enterprise IoT platforms, conducted the in-depth industry-first evaluation of 16 edge vendors. The findings rate Litmus Automation as a leading IoT edge vendor in an analysis spanning edge data processing, edge management, architecture and integration, and strategy and business.

“Our research shows that edge platforms are beginning to play a vital role in the IoT ecosystem,” said Dima Tokar, Co-founder and Lead Analyst, MachNation. “Most verticals, and particularly industrial IoT, will leverage edge computing to meet business and operational requirements. Litmus Automation is well-positioned to meet that need with an edge platform that can create more secure, reliable and scalable IoT deployments.”

The MachNation 2018 IoT Edge ScoreCard places Litmus Automation in the “market ready” quadrant, as a leader in both edge technology and edge strategy. Some of the unique strengths and differentiators mentioned in the ScoreCard include, “a deep portfolio of tested industrial integrations; a modern and intuitive set of user interfaces; and an app marketplace for ecosystem-built edge applications and industrial integrations.”

“The MachNation ScoreCard validates our solutions in the IoT edge market,” said Vatsal Shah, CEO/Co-founder of Litmus Automation. “We are pleased to have an independent IoT analyst firm recognize our real-world experience with industrial protocols and integrations, and compliment our products Loop and LoopEdge at length. We are well positioned at the forefront of this market and look forward to continuing to help industrial IoT customers bring intelligence from the edge to the cloud.”