M2M Evolution Announces Battle of the Platforms Winners

By IoTEvolutionWorld News January 29, 2014

Norwalk, Conn – January 29, 2014 – TMC and Crossfire Media today announced the winners for the Battle of the Platforms that took place at the M2M Evolution Conference & Expo, held January 28, 2014, at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, Florida. The Battle of the Platforms brought together leading companies to present the latest, cutting-edge platforms designed to help manage and deliver Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions.

The M2M Evolution Battle of the Platforms participants, Echelon, Exosite, ILS Technology, Meshify, Nwave, Position Logic, Pegasystems, RACO Wireless, SkyPatrol, Teezle and Xively, presented a cross section of M2M solutions and network platforms to demonstrate product differentiation, competitive evaluation and implementation best practices. Each solution was judged by an expert panel that included Carl Ford, CEO, Crossfire Media, executive director of content, M2M Evolution; James Brehm, Founder and Technology Evangelist at James Brehm & Associates; and Mike Sapien, analyst at Ovum.

The winners of the M2M Evolution Battle of the Platforms are:

  • Best Enabling Non Platform Technology: Xively
  • Best Application Development: ILS Technology
  • Best Provisioning Solution: RACO Wireless
  • Best Vertical Platform: Skypatrol
  • Best Horizontal Platform: ILS Technology

“The Battle of the Platforms competition showcases the best and most innovative platforms from the companies that are currently leading the M2M industry,” said Carl Ford, CEO of Crossfire Media and executive director of content, M2M Evolution Conference & Expo. “It’s always an exciting event that gives a glimpse into the minds of developers and into the future of the industry.”

M2M Evolution is supported by Diamond Sponsors AT&T, Oracle and Sprint; Platinum Sponsor ILS Technology; Gold Sponsors ThingWorx, KORE, RacoWireless, Systech Corporation, Iridium Everywhere and Verizon; and Corporate Sponsors Cradlepoint, SkyWave, Gurtam, MultiTech Systems, Pega, GE Software, Renesas, Arrow and Cycle 30.

Join the M2M Evolution Battle of the Platforms in Las Vegas, August 11, 2014, at the Rio Conference Center. The M2M Evolution Conference & Expo has opened its Call for Papers, and speakers interested in participating should submit their information online.

 For the latest M2M Evolution news, updates and information follow the event on Twitter at @M2MEvolution.

About TMC
TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, M2M Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. M2Mevolution is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Cloud4SMB Expo; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; LatinComm Conference and Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Mobile Payment Conference; Software Telco Congress; Super Wi-Fi Summit - The Global Spectrum Sharing and TV White Space Event; SIP Trunking, Unified Communications & WebRTC Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo III; Fitness and Sports Wearable Technology (FAST) Expo II, WebRTC Conference & Expo IV; and more. Visit TMC Events for additional information.

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 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.

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Edited by Cassandra Tucker
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