Ericsson’s Connected Vehicle Cloud solution wins “Best of Show” Award at 2013 ITEXPO


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Ericsson Connected Vehicle Cloud recognized for innovative contribution to advance the field of IP communications

Ericsson enables significant opportunity for stakeholders in the automotive and technology ecosystems to reach drivers and passengers in new ways

Ericsson’s Connected Vehicle Cloud solution was recognized as Best of Show in the Cloud Solution category at this year’s ITEXPO, which took place August 27-29 in Las Vegas. Winners of the prestigious Best of Show Award program are reserved for products or services that demonstrate raw creativity and technological innovation.

Ericsson’s Connected Vehicle Cloud solution demonstrated raw creativity and technological innovation in the Best of Show Award program. Connected Vehicle Cloud builds on and combines today’s telecom network capabilities and delivers improved quality of experience to create new business opportunities for the automotive ecosystem. It targets existing and future demands on scalability, security and flexibility in the global automotive industry.

In Ericsson’s vision of the Networked Society it is predicted by 2020 there will be 50 billion connected devices. This connectivity will be matched by cloud services that bring ‘anything to everything’. It will transform the expectation of consumers to value ownership and storage of assets as critical. They will expect, and become reliant on, their devices being connected to high-speed and universal broadband access all of the time.

“Ericsson Connected Vehicle Cloud was built to connect and empower all stakeholders, from drivers and passengers to automotive manufacturers and third-parties,” said Ken Durand, Head of Innovation & Business Development, Ericsson. ”A major driver for advancement of the Networked Society, Ericsson Connected Vehicle Cloud helps the vast and growing automotive ecosystem work together seamlessly to overcome challenges, improve synergies and pursue new opportunities.”

Part of Ericsson’s Transport and Automotive suite, the Connected Vehicle Cloud platform is centrally managed but logically distributed to maximize local performance and compliance with local regulatory requirements. It targets existing and future demands on scalability, security and flexibility in the global automotive industry. Connected Vehicle Cloud builds on and combines today’s telecom network capabilities and delivers improved quality of experience to create new business opportunities for the automotive ecosystem.

“TMC evaluated a broad range of Best of Show nominations at ITEXPO Las Vegas, and the quality and innovation demonstrated by all applicants was outstanding,” said Rich Tehrani, TMC CEO and conference chairman. “Ericsson presented a standout solution, and we’re pleased to award them as a Best of Show winner.”