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Announcing the Smart Grid 2011 Product of the Year Awards Winners

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June 12, 2012

Announcing the Smart Grid 2011 Product of the Year Awards Winners

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Norwalk, CT, (June 12, 2012) — TMC – a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person and online – and Crossfire Media – a media company that builds communities, provides marketplace access, and disseminates information on the latest technology trends to communications and Internet professionals – today announced winners of its 2011 Smart Grid Product of the Year Award. has quickly become the premier resource for current information regarding the movement towards Smart Grid technology.

The Smart Grid Product of the Year Awards has recognized those achievers delivering Smart Grid technology products brought to market in 2011. 

"We're very pleased with both the number and quality of submissions for our second annual Product of the Year awards", said Carl Ford of Crossfire Media, who co-produce the Smart Grid Summit with TMC (News - Alert). "What I'm especially pleased about is the broad range of winners, with some coming from the utility world, while others are based more in telecom and communications."

“We are proud to announce the winners of the Smart Grid Product of the Year Awards and reward the companies that have contributed to the advancement of the smart grid technologies,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC.  

For over a decade, TMC has recognized technology companies with Product of the Year Awards in various categories. These awards are regarded as some of the more prominent and esteemed awards in the communications and technology sector worldwide.  Winners represent respected as well as influential competitors in the market who consistently demonstrate the advancement of technologies. Each recipient is a verifiable leader in the marketplace.

Winners will be published on and included in its e-newsletter.

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2011 Smart Grid Product of the Year Winners




AlertEnterprise Security Convergence Solution for Critical Infrastructure Protection

Echelon Corporation

Echelon Edge Control Node (ECN) 7000 Series and Control Operating System

ENBALA Power Networks

Grid Balance


DemandSMART Automated Demand Response

FreeWave Technologies

I/O Expansion Module

nlyte Software

nlyte 6.2

Silver Spring Networks

Utility IQ Outage Detection System 4.4


Distribution Management System (DMS)


Trilliant's SecureMesh WAN

Tropos Networks

Tropos 1410 wireless mesh router and wireless bridge

About Smart Grid:

Smart Grid is the leading website dedicated to the rapidly developing technologies that enable and harness Smart Grids, with particular emphasis on applications, products and software for improving residential, business, institutional and facilities’ power consumption.

This website offers information and analysis for anyone interested in researching, purchasing and applying smart grid technologies. It includes Smart Grid industry news and expert analysis by Carl Ford, Crossfire Media. Visitors will find free resources including online communities, blogs, feature articles, videos and more. is sponsored by TMC, an integrated, global media company helping clients in print, in person and online, and Crossfire Media, an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. Please visit

About Crossfire Media:

Crossfire Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. We service communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars and newsletters. Crossfire Media services also include providing insight to technology companies and associations to assist in the development of business and technical strategy as well as the development and implementation of effective communications and marketing strategy. To implement communications and marketing strategies, Crossfire Media utilizes a variety of physical and virtual experiences including Web, publications, face to face events, and webinars.Crossfire Media has a partnership with Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) to produce events and websites related to disruptive technologies. Crossfire Media is a division of Crossfire Consulting, a full service Information Technology company based in New York.

About TMCnet:

TMCnet is the world’s leading communications and technology website. As one of the most flexible, useful and fastest growing B2B technology sites on the Internet, its ability to provide RSS feeds and e-mail alerts by keyword and its automated press release posting application makes TMCnet an online innovator. 

TMCnet is a full-service news portal providing a multitude of educational platforms including Global Online Communities, Channels, podcasts, webinars, white papers, TMCnet Mobile, industry communities and more. A first-rate team of bloggers including Rich Tehrani and Tom Keating plus 100 contributing editors including Jon Arnold, Carl Ford (News - Alert) and Gary Kim contribute to the quality and quantity of news, features and commentary covering VoIP, IP communications, CRM, contact center and information technology topics. TMCnet videos includes daily video news coverage of the IP Communications space plus interviews with industry leaders and show coverage. TMCnet is read by two to three million unique visitors each month worldwide, according to Webtrends.

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