SOTEC Wins Google Cloud Specialization Partner of the Year Award for IoT
Written 6. April 2020

Ostelsheim, Germany, April 6. 2020 — SOTEC, a cloud solutions development company focused on advanced manufacturing and retail automation and a Google Cloud Services and Technology Partner today announced that it has received the 2019 Google Cloud Global Specialization Partner of the Year Award for  IoT. SOTEC was recognized for the company’s achievements in the Google Cloud ecosystem, helping joint customers realizing smart, secure and scalable IoT and Edge solutions.

We are thrilled that our work, research and long-standing expertise in the field of IoT, AI and industrial edge has been honored by Google Cloud with the Partner of the Year Award for the Specialization in IoT.  For more than a decade SOTEC has successfully helped companies develop and integrate solutions with Google Cloud’s Platform. With our unique cross-domain expertise we help businesses of all sizes to increase flexibility, reduce costs and drive digitization and connectivity. For example, CloudPlug Edge, an IoT Edge Gateway,  integrates easily with Google Cloud’s Platform IoT, container and AI services enabling our customers to drive new products and business models or optimize their existing manufacturing processes and assets.

“The future of IoT and IIOT is data-driven, edge enabled and AI-powered.”, stated Florian Holz, Managing Director of SOTEC “Partnering with Google Cloud lets us develop IoT and machine learning solutions for our clients”.

“We’re proud to recognize SOTEC’s commitment to customer success with this award,” said Carolee Gearhart, Vice President, Worldwide Channel Sales at Google Cloud. “SOTEC has demonstrated expertise in delivering Google Cloud IoT and Edge solutions to customers, and we look forward to a continued partnership to help our joint customers succeed.”

Founded 1980, SOTEC is an internationally operating provider for soft- and hardware engineering based in Germany. For more than a decade we’ve focused on digital platform engineering for retail, automotive, manufacturing and energy on top of Google Cloud. With our end-to-end know-how, we cover the complete engineering stack: from hardware design and embedded system development to cloud architectures and solution implementations. For more visit IoT@SOTEC.