Belden Names 3 Finalists for Joseph C. Belden Innovation Award

The winner of inaugural award will be announced next month.

Venlo, The Netherlands – May 14, 2024 – Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC), a leading global supplier of network infrastructure and digitization solutions, is happy to announce that three companies have been selected as finalists for the inaugural Joseph C. Belden Innovation Award.

The three finalists were selected from a highly competitive field of submissions by a panel of industry expert judges. Entries were evaluated on such criteria as level of innovation, business value and ESG (environmental, social or governance) impact. The winner will be announced in June and honored at a Belden event highlighting innovation.

The award is named after Belden’s founder, Joseph C. Belden. His innovative spirit and patents helped the company become an early telecommunications leader, laying the foundation for modern-day Belden’s portfolio of network and data solutions. The Joseph C. Belden Innovation Award shines a spotlight on innovations that power the future in industries such as healthcare, manufacturing and telecommunications.

The finalists are:

  • Stratus: The company submitted the Stratus ztC Endurance computing platform, which ensures 99.99999% availability for their customers’ business-critical applications without downtime or data loss, in edge or data center environments, using intelligent, predictive fault tolerance. The platform’s monitoring identifies and resolves potential issues before they occur.
  • TECHMEDO: The company submitted TECHMEDO HOS, or Intelligent Healthcare Operating System, which is poised to transform healthcare accessibility for rural and underserved communities. The platform delivers unparalleled quality care, powered by advanced clinical algorithms and a streamlined Healthcare Operating System.
  • Voleatech GmbH: The company submitted its VT AIR OT Firewall Software, a next-generation product that bridges the gap between connectivity and security in the growing OT network space. With VT AIR, organizations can achieve the highest level of security for their OT networks; benefits include simplified management, flexibility, and future-readiness.

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Belden Inc. delivers the infrastructure that makes the digital journey simpler, smarter and more secure. We’re moving beyond connectivity from what we make to what we make possible through a performance-driven portfolio, forward-thinking expertise and purpose-built solutions. With a legacy of quality and reliability spanning 120-plus years, we have a strong foundation to continue building the future. We are headquartered in St. Louis and have manufacturing capabilities in North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. For more information, visit us at; follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and X/Twitter.

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