EMERYVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LOCH Technologies, the leader in wireless and wireless IoT security, today announced that it has been named a Cool Vendor in the Gartner Cool Vendors in Edge Computing 2021 report1.
The report states, “As edge computing moves from proofs of concept and custom-made monolithic projects to repeatable enterprise applications, vendor offerings that simplify deployment are gaining attention. Gartner forecasts that 15 billion IoT devices will be connecting to enterprise networks by 2028. A total of 80% of these devices will connect via wireless technology, and 97% of enterprises have security concerns when adopting IoT. Any IT organization that does not have a policy that defines how a device will connect to the network or has not tested all devices to ensure that they act properly must discover, manage, secure and monitor all wireless. This is the case whether the device is Wi-Fi or cellular.”
“We are strong advocates of a ‘trust nothing’ policy,” said Garry Drummond, CEO at LOCH Technologies. “Our software defined radio based AirShield is able to sense a wide range of RF (300MHz to 6GHz) bringing high fidelity IoT and other asset discovery to enterprises of all sizes and lines of business. The ability to continuously track such devices and API-driven integrations for remediations via commonly used tools enables our customers to execute on their Zero Trust security initiatives.”
Download the full May 2021 Gartner Cool Vendors in Edge Computing research here.
1 Gartner “Cool Vendors in Edge Computing,2021” by analysts Bob Gill, Jeffrey Hewitt, Tim Zimmerman, 20 May 2021
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LOCH is a global leader of next-generation wireless threat monitoring. The company provides actionable intelligence on all 5G cellular and wireless IoT devices to help organizations improve their security posture, reduce risk, and manage wireless data usage across the enterprise. Every wireless device needs to be visible and secure, regardless of what type of device it is, what protocol it uses, and who owns it. This guides everything we do and why LOCH aims to secure and enable the new world of wireless innovation that will drive the next generation of digital transformation. Find out more at www.LOCH.io.