PrismTech™, a global leader in software platforms for distributed
systems, today announced that it has joined the Industrial Internet
Consortium as its first (non-founder) industry member.
Quoting from today's IIC launch press release, "AT&T, Cisco, GE, IBM and
Intel today announce the formation of the Industrial Internet Consortium
(IIC), an open membership group focused on breaking down the barriers of
technology silos to support better access to big data with improved
integration of the physical and digital worlds. The consortium will
enable organizations to more easily connect and optimize assets,
operations and data to drive agility and to unlock business value across
all industrial sectors."
The IIC will establish and influence common architectures,
interoperability, and open standards that integrate devices and machines
to people, processes and data. The Object Management Group (OMG), a
non-profit trade association in Boston, MA will manage the consortium.
"We're excited to welcome PrismTech as one of the first members of the
IIC," said Dr. Richard Soley, Executive Director of the Industrial
Internet Consortium. "As a leading contributor to the OMG Data
Distribution Service standard - a protocol for the Industrial Internet -
we look forward to leveraing PrismTech's expertise in helping to
identify the key enabling technologies for the Industrial Internet."
Steve Jennis, SVP of Corporate Development at PrismTech added, "We are
proud to be the first non-founder industry member of the IIC. We believe
our Vortex intelligent data-sharing platform provides a unique and key
enabling technology for business-critical Industrial Internet systems,
and the work of the IIC will just help us further develop and further
differentiate Vortex. As such, we look forward to working with the other
IIC members to help deliver the huge economic potential of the
PrismTech also announced today details of Vortex. Vortex is an
efficient, secure and interoperable device-to-device and device-to-Cloud
real-time data-sharing platform with over 20 configurable end-to-end
Qualities-of-Service. Vortex is designed for Industrial Internet
solutions that connect devices, machines, enterprise systems, mobile
people and Cloud applications; to deliver new levels of secure
inter-operability, control and real-time situational awareness.
Further information about PrismTech and its Vortex platform is available
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PrismTech's customers deliver systems for the Internet of Things, the
Industrial Internet and advanced wireless communications. PrismTech
supplies the software platforms, tools and professional services they
need to build solutions with the required: platform coverage,
performance, scalability, efficiency, flexibility and robustness.
PrismTech's customers service many market sectors, including: industry,
energy, healthcare, transportation, finance, aerospace and defense. For
additional information about PrismTech, visit the web site at http://www.prismtech.com.
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