Announcing the Smart Grid 2010 Product of the Year Awards Winners

By IoTevolutionworld News August 24, 2011

Norwalk, CT, (August 24, 2011) — TMC – a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person and online – and Crossfire Media – a media company that builds communities, provides marketplace access, and disseminates information on the latest technology trends to communications and Internet professionals, today announced winners of its second annual Smart Grid Excellence Awards. has quickly become the premier resource for current information regarding the movement towards Smart Grid technology.

The Smart Grid Product of the Year Awards has recognized those achievers delivering Smart Grid technology products brought to market in 2010. 

"We're very pleased with both the number and quality of submissions for our second annual Product of the Year awards," said Carl Ford of Crossfire Media, who co-produce the Smart Grid Summit with TMC. "What I'm especially pleased about is the broad range of winners, with some coming from the utility world, while others are based more in telecom and communications."

“We are proud to announce the winners of the Smart Grid Product of the Year Awards and reward the companies that have contributed to the advancement of the smart grid technologies,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC.  

For over a decade, TMC has recognized technology companies with Product of the Year Awards in various categories. These awards are regarded as some of the more prominent and esteemed awards in the communications and technology sector worldwide.  Winners represent respected as well as influential competitors in the market who consistently demonstrate the advancement of technologies. Each recipient is a verifiable leader in the marketplace.

Winners will be published on and included in its e-newsletter.

For more information about TMC, please visit

2010 Smart Grid Product of the Year Winners




7705 Service Aggregation Router (SAR-8)

AlertEnterprise, Inc.

AlertEnterprise Smart Grid Security Solution

Comverge, Inc.


Constellation Energy


Digi International

Digi ERT/Ethernet Gateway


EfficiencySMART Insight

FreeWave Technologies, Inc.

FreeWave FGR2-PE

iControl Networks

iControl OpenHome Software Platform

Motorola Solutions

PMP 320

nlyte Software



FlexNet Communications Network

Silver Spring Networks

UtilityIQ(R) Demand Response Manager

Silver Spring Networks

CustomerIQ(TM) Web Portal


Vantage Energy Management Solution


Utilities OnCall


About Smart Grid

The Smart Grid portal on IoTevolutionworld serves as a resource for 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.

IoTevolutionworld’s Smart Grid Web portal offers free resources for anyone interested in researching, purchasing and applying smart grid technologies. It includes Smart Grid industry news and expert analysis by Carl Ford of Crossfire Media. Additionally this portal encompasses Global Online Communities and Channels, blogs, feature articles, videos and more. Visitors can be regularly updated on what is happening across a spectrum of organizations involved in hardware, wireless communications for video, phone and data and other niches in the Smart Grid market.

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. To implement communications and marketing strategies, Crossfire Media utilizes a variety of physical and virtual experiences including web, publications, face to face events, and webinars.Crossfire Media has a partnership with Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) to produce events and websites related to disruptive technologies. Crossfire Media is a division of Crossfire Consulting, a full service Information Technology company based in New York.

About IoTevolutionworld

IoTevolutionworld is the world’s leading communications and technology Web site in the world. As one of the most flexible, useful and fastest growing b-to-b technology sites on the Internet, its ability to provide RSS feeds and e-mail alerts by keyword and its automated press release posting application, IoTevolutionworld is an online innovator. 

IoTevolutionworld is a full-service news portal providing a multitude of educational platforms including Global Online Communities, Channels, podcasts, webinars, white papers, IoTevolutionworld Mobile, industry communities and more. A first-rate team of bloggers including Rich Tehrani and Tom Keating plus 75 contributing editors including Jon Arnold, Carl Ford and Gary Kim contribute to the quality and quantity of news, features and commentary covering VoIP, IP communications, CRM, contact center and information technology topics. IoTevolutionworld Videos includes daily video news coverage of the IP Communications space plus interviews with industry leaders and show coverage. IoTevolutionworld is read by two to three million unique visitors each month worldwide, according to Webtrends.

For more information about TMC, visit



TMC Contact:                                                                          

Jan Pierret
Marketing Manager
203-852-6800, ext. 228 

Edited by Rich Steeves
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