Top 10 Coolest IoT Startups Of 2017
The Internet of Things was top of mind both for investors and startups in 2017, as companies including Cisco and Intel continued to invest in IoT startups spanning industrial IoT, IoT security and other areas.
- Armis, CEO: Yevgeny Dibrov. IoT security startup Armis, founded in 2015, offers an agentless security platform that lets enterprises see and control any device or network.
- Augury, CEO: Saar Yoskovitz. Augury makes diagnostic technology that physically captures machines' unique acoustic fingerprints, analyzes the data, and finds any potential malfunctions before they happen.
- Claroty, CEO: Amir Zilberstein. Founded in 2014, Claroty offers protection for granular operational technology network elements in industrial workplaces.
- IoTium, CEO: Ron Victor. Industrial IoT startup IoTium secures network infrastructure for manufacturing floors.
- Pwnie Express, CEO: Paul Paget. Pwnie Express' IoT security platform, Pulse, continually identifies and assesses all devices and IoT systems, helping customers by providing tools to respond to threats that put systems at risk.
- Reposify, CEO: Yaron Tal. Reposify, an IoT security company founded in 2016, provides insight on networks, digital assets and all devices from the hacker's point of view.
- Rigado, CEO: Ben Corrado. IoT startup Rigado makes wireless hardware to help IoT manufacturers connect devices more rapidly and for a lower cost. These modules help companies connect devices in the cloud without having to build wireless infrastructure.
- Samsara, CEO: Sanjit Biswas. Startup Samsara touts its internet-connected sensor offering, which includes wireless gateways that transmit data to software in the cloud for industrial customers.
- Tenable, CEO: Amit Yoran. Tenable Network Security, a security startup led by former RSA president Amit Yoran, has recently built up a new platform aimed at addressing connected operational technology assets.
- ZingBox, CEO: Xu Zou. Founded in 2014, ZingBox's flagship product is its detection tool, IoT Guardian, an IoT security offering based on device "personalities."
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