Savi and SGS Win Prestigious Ventana Research 2015 Technology Leadership Award for Excellence in Internet of Things (IoT) and Operational Intelligence

IoT-enabled analytic applications meet demand for real-time end-to-end visibility across global supply chain operations

Alexandria, VA, January 05, 2015 – Savi®, a pioneer in sensor technology and sensor data analytic solutions, and SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, today announced they have jointly received Ventana Research’s distinguished 2015 Technology Leadership Award for Internet of Things (IoT) and Operational Intelligence. Presented annually, the award recognizes pioneering leaders and innovators that embrace technology to drive change and increase value for organizations worldwide.

“IoT enabled analytic applications are transforming the global supply chain as organizations continue to search for ways to process large amounts of data and turn it into actionable, operational intelligence,” said Mark Smith, CEO and chief research officer of Ventana Research. “Congratulations to Savi who continues to demonstrate leadership in the marketplace by delivering innovative solutions for partners like SGS that delivers to its customers that combine best-in-class technology with experience and knowledge.”

A recent strategic investment by SGS will enable Savi to develop and jointly sell Industrial IoT solutions across SGS’s entire client base, access new markets and accelerate penetration of its award-winning, real-time analytic solutions for global supply chains. Savi will bring to market with SGS a number of “Powered by Savi” solutions helping to accelerate the growth and development of sensor-data analytic solutions.

“We are honored that Ventana Research has recognized our work with SGS and our shared vision for how IoT-enabled analytic solutions can reduce supply chain risk, enhance supply chain visibility and help global firms make more intelligent and informed decisions to dramatically impact the bottom line,” said Bill Clark, President and CEO of Savi. “Supply chain organizations today need the confidence to know they can effectively manage rising data volumes and translate that data into actionable operational intelligence in real-time to remain competitive. The Savi SGS alliance is a testament to how companies that tap into the power of Industrial IoT-enabled solutions are able to bring transformative solutions to the global marketplace.

“Our partnership with Savi has given us access to its award-winning solutions and industry experts so that we can drive forward future innovation at SGS,” said SGS CEO Frankie Ng. “Working with Savi for the last five years, we have achieved great results for our clients and we look forward to expanding our services and market capabilities by leveraging the latest in IoT innovation.”

About Savi
Leveraging 25 years of leadership in sensor technology, Savi is pioneering sensor analytics solutions that create operational intelligence from the Internet of Things. Applying big data technologies to machine-generated data, Savi solutions are trusted to run the world’s largest and most complex asset tracking and monitoring network, serving the U.S. DoD, Allied military and more than 1,000 commercial companies around the world. For more information about Savi visit

Savi and Savi Technology are registered trademarks and Savi Insight, Savi Hybrid Lambda Architecture and Savi Scenario are trademarks of Savi Technology, Inc. All other company and product names may be trademarks of the respective companies with which they are associated.

About SGS
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 80,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world.

SGS is leading the way with supply chain visibility solutions building on its successful Omnis electronic cargo tracking programmes in Africa. SGS is helping businesses around the world to achieve the very best in supply chain visibility using the latest analytics techniques associated to worldwide on the ground presence. For more information visit

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