today announced a global reseller alliance with JAL21,
a young and vibrant consulting and business development firm, formed by
senior executives from the telecommunications ("telco") and Internet
industries, with offices in Madrid, London, and Silicon Valley. This
partnership allows JAL21 to resell the ThingWorx software platform
through Southern Europe and Latin America, expanding the reach of
ThingWorx-powered Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things
solutions within those regions.
This partnership combines JAL21's executive and business development
experience in the telco, Internet, and IT industries together with
ThingWorx, the industry's first application development platform
designed to accelerate the development of innovative M2M applications
for the emerging connected world. This agreement allows JAL21 to focus
on M2M industries including manufacturing, utilities, and energy, and
emerging Internet of Things businesses, such as smart cities, smart
infrastructure, and smart transportation.
According to Juan A. Latasa, CEO and founder of JAL21, "We are thrilled
to announce our partnership with ThingWorx, a company with a unique and
very powerful technology that enables rapid solution deployment in the
M2M industry worldwide. The partnership will enable JAL21 to drive a
cycle of continuus innovation within our customer base."
"We are pleased to have such talented partners to help us grow our
international business," stated Russ Fadel, CEO and co-founder of
ThingWorx. "JAL21's rich experience in telco and Internet technologies,
combined with its local presence in Spain and Latin America, make them
an ideal partner to drive growth of the emerging connected world. With
the predicted 50 billion connected 'things' by 2020, we believe there
will need to be at least 5 million applications created to drive value.
JAL21's industry and market focus, together with the ThingWorx rapid
application enablement platform, will be instrumental in delivering this
value and the promise of the connected world."
JAL21 is a fast-growing Consulting and Business Development firm,
comprised of senior executives from Telco and Internet industry, with
offices in Madrid, London, and Silicon Valley. Its mission is to bring
assistance to selected, top high-tech companies with attractive and
consolidated roadmaps to expand through Europe, offering an efficient,
always win-win, and fast way for setting-up and growing a successful
business. JAL21's focus is on high-growth companies, helping them to
accelerate in four key areas: Video and Network optimization, e-Commerce
and Payments, M2M, and Cloud Services. JAL21 operates in Latin America
through commercial partners in Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Peru,
and other countries.
For more info about JAL21 see www.jal21.com.
ThingWorx™ provides the first platform designed to efficiently build and
run the applications of today's connected world. ThingWorx's model-based
design and search-based intelligence reduces application development
efforts by 10X, minimizing cost, risk and time to market. The ThingWorx
platform combines the key functionality of Web 2.0, search, and social
collaboration, and applies it to the world of "things," including
connected products, machines, sensors, and industrial equipment.
Businesses use the ThingWorx platform to rapidly deliver innovative
applications and connected solutions across markets ranging from
manufacturing, energy, and food, to Machine-to-Machine (M2M) remote
monitoring and service, as well as in emerging Internet of Things
applications, including smart cities, smart grid, agriculture, and
transportation. For more information, please visit our website at www.thingworx.com
and our blog at www.thingworx.com/blog
or follow us on Twitter at @ThingWorx.
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