Announcing the 2012 M2M Evolution Conference & Expo Battle of the Platforms Call for Entries

By IoTevolutionworld News July 24, 2012

Norwalk, CT, (July 24, 2012) — M2M Evolution Conference & Expo, the leading website dedicated to machine to machine technologies, today announced a call for entries for its inaugural M2M Evolution Battle of the Platforms. M2M Evolution Conference and Expo is sponsored by TMC, a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person and online, and Crossfire Media, an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology.

The Battle of the Platforms is intended to highlight network platforms and how the migration to these new independent systems make it economically feasible for all markets to adopt M2M. Highlighting the adoption and adaptation of these platforms, judging will evaluate the impacting development and business intelligence for wholesale (carrier) and enterprise solutions. The Battle of the Platforms offers four categories to choose from:

  • Enabling Independent Applications Developer to work with M2M devices
  • Platform for Best BI Controls Solutions
  • Platform for Service Providers to support wholesale services
  • Platform for Enterprise Deployment

Deadline for entries is August 30, 2012. Entrants will make a 10-minute live presentation/demonstration at the M2M Evolution Conference & Expo pre-conference on October 2, 2012. Five winners will be selected, one from each category plus an overall winner.

“As Geoffrey Moore would point out the life cycle of M2M has moved beyond the single solution and into economies of scale. We are excited not only to highlight the benefits of platforms but the breadth of opportunity as a result of wireless M2M becoming adaptive, economical and ubiquitous," said Carl Ford, founder and community developer, Crossfire Media.

“The M2M Evolution Battle of the Platforms was created to recognize and honor those companies that contribute to the advancement of the machine to machine industry,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “We look forward to hearing the presentations at the conference.” 

For more information about the M2M Evolution Conference & Expo, please visit

M2M Evolution Conference & Expo
M2M Evolution Conference & Expo in Austin, Texas, features sessions focused on the role of machine-to-machine technology in transportation, security, health, cold chain, automotive, and safety. Experts discuss the strategies for M2M growth as well as the new business of proactive response centers - people who use M2M technology to buy time and avoid risk. Technology companies ranging from wireless carriers, platform companies, and device manufacturers will present and discuss their roles in creating effective technologies and procedures that work to create an ecosystem for actionable data and information. At M2M Evolution, you are face-to-face with companies merging M2M Technology with the business needs of the deploying enterprise.

About TMC
TMC is celebrating its 40th anniversary as a global, integrated media company that helps clients build communities in print, in person, and online.TMC publishes the Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Next Gen Mobility, and Cloud Computing magazines. TMC is the producer of ITEXPO, the world’s leading B2B communications event., which is read by two million unique visitors each month, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. In addition, TMC runs multiple industry events:  Cloud Communications Expo; Cloud4SMB Expo; CVx (ChannelVision Expo); DevCon5; HTML5 Summit; LatinComm Conference & Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Mobility Tech Conference & Expo; MSPAlliance MSPWorld; StartupCamp; Video World Conference & Expo and more.

For more information about TMC, 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. 

TMC Contact                                                                                                    
Jan Pierret
Marketing Manager
203-852-6800, ext. 228

Edited by Braden Becker
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