Crystal Group brings IoT capabilities to rugged environments as Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance General Member

Crystal Group closely collaborates with Intel to deliver cutting-edge, enterprise-level capabilities to applications requiring rugged hardware.


Hiawatha, Iowa USA, March 20, 2017 – Crystal Group Inc., a trusted designer/manufacturer of rugged commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) and custom computers, displays, switches, and storage devices, has joined the Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance, reaffirming its longtime commitment to delivering revolutionary technology in rugged and reliable systems.

Over the past 30 years, Crystal Group has designed, manufactured, tested, and delivered highly reliable computer and electronic systems that leverage the most advanced hardware and software available. As an Intel Technology Platinum Provider, Crystal Group adheres closely to the Intel Roadmap to bring the very latest Intel innovations to aerospace and defense, automotive, commercial, industrial, and other discerning customers quickly and efficiently.


Now Crystal Group takes the Internet of Things (IoT) and enterprise-level capabilities to the edge, through its expanded relationship with Intel and participation in the Intel Internet of Things Solutions Alliance. Crystal Group and its broad portfolio of ruggedized, field-tested products put powerful IoT technologies and countless enterprise capabilities within reach of customers and applications in harsh environments – whether land, sea, air, or space – where traditional computer hardware would be destroyed.


“The Intel Internet of Things Solutions Alliance is a perfect fit for Crystal Group, which has been dedicated to delivering smart, capable systems everywhere they’re needed, even the most inhospitable environments, for decades,” says Scott Kongable, president at Crystal Group. “Intel and the Internet of Things continue to change and enhance the way people work, live, and play. Crystal Group is proud to partner with Intel and collaborate with other Intel Internet of Things Solutions Alliance members to provide robust systems and IoT functionality to meet the needs of end users everywhere.”


The Intel Internet of Things Solutions Alliance is a global ecosystem of more than 500 industry leaders and more than 6,000 solutions – including Crystal Group servers, workstations, embedded computers, networking equipment, storage systems, and displays – helping to fuel IoT success.


About the Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance

From modular components to market-ready systems, Intel and the 400+ global member companies of the Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance provide the performance, connectivity, manageability, and security developers need to create smart, connected systems. Close collaboration with Intel and each other enables Alliance members to innovate with the latest technologies, helping developers deliver first-in-market solutions. Learn more at:


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About Crystal Group Inc.

Crystal Group Inc., an employee-owned small business located in Hiawatha, Iowa, USA, is a technology innovation leader specializing in both custom and COTS products for defense, government and industrial markets since 1987. Crystal Group designs and manufactures installation-ready rugged servers, displays, networking devices, embedded systems, power supplies and storage devices that fit critical applications in demanding environmental conditions.

The company is certified to quality management standards AS9100C:2009 and ISO 9001:2008.  Crystal Group products meet and exceed MIL-STDs 810, 167-1, 461, MIL-S-901, IEEE and IEC industrial standards. Additionally, the company offers integration services, configuration management, product life-cycle planning and 5+ year warranties.


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