Opengear Named “Cool Vendor” in the Gartner IT/OT Alignment and Integration Report

Opengear (www.opengear.com), a leading provider of next-generation cellular out-of-band management solutions and console servers, today announced at Interop Las Vegas 2013 (#interop) that it has been included in the list of “Cool Vendors” in the Gartner 2013 IT/OT Alignment and Integration report. The report recognizes four innovative vendors helping to ease the integration headaches of the disparate IT and OT (Operational Technology) architectures. 

The Gartner “Cool Vendors in IT/OT Alignment and Integration, 2013” report published on April 23, 2013, and authored by Kristian Steenstrup, Geoff Johnson, Earl Perkins, Massimo Pezzini and W. Roy Schulte states that “the rising interest among CIOs and the significance of IT/OT integration are supporting a wave of innovative vendors that are helping to ease the integration headaches of the disparate IT and OT architectures.” 

Opengear delivers automated remote management solutions that integrate all the features needed to monitor, access and control all the infrastructure at local or remote sites – from applications and computers; through networking equipment, security cameras and power supplies; down to door sensors, temperature and digital I/O. 

“Our mission is to be a thought leader and leading supplier of innovative and secure IT, communications and OT infrastructure management solutions.” said Rick Stevenson, CEO of Opengear. “We provide virtual remote hands that enable our customers to manage virtually all the infrastructure at their sites around the world from anywhere.” 

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About Opengear

Founded in 2004, Opengear delivers next generation intelligent solutions for managing critical IT and communications infrastructure. Opengear’s solutions, featuring embedded Smart OOB™ technology, equip our customers’ networks with intelligent automation and bulletproof resilience, enabling them to optimize technical operations and secure business continuity. The company is headquartered in New Jersey, with a manufacturing facility in Utah, R&D operations in Australia and Silicon Valley, and sales offices in Europe, Asia and the USA. For more information, please visit www.opengear.com.

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