All-Star Lineup to Go Head to Head in the Battle of the Platforms Live Event

By IoTEvolutionWorld News July 31, 2014

Fan-favorite M2M platform competition expanded for Las Vegas event

Norwalk, CT – July 31, 2014 – TMC and Crossfire Media today announced that top analysts and consultants in the M2M industry – have signed on to take part in the fifth Battle of the Platforms event at M2M Evolution Conference & Expo. Battle of the Platforms is a half-day event, held Tuesday, August 12, 5:00pm at The Rio in Las Vegas. The live event provides an exciting opportunity to hear and see cutting-edge platform solutions from leading companies poised to help businesses manage and deliver machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions.

The event is open to all conference attendees and will address M2M market impact, market leaders and market competitors.

Participants include:

  • Amdocs ensures service providers’ success in the connected world by enabling them to simplify the customer experience, harness the data explosion, stay ahead with new services and improve operational efficiency. The global company uniquely combines a market-leading BSS, OSS and network control and optimization product portfolio with value-driven professional services and managed services operations.
  • FreeWave is a leader in wireless M2M networking solutions that support a wide range of industrial and military applications. Their mission is to help transmit mission-critical data via secure, highly reliable licensed and license-free M2M communications solutions.
  • Eurotech is a global company focused on addressing the challenge of real-time control of machines. The company is dedicated to creating end-to-end solutions that seamlessly interconnect distributed smart objects and move valuable data between machines, not just within machines.
  • KORE is one of the world’s largest wireless network providers specializing on the rapidly expanding global M2M communications market. Providing unified control and management for cellular and satellite network services in more than 180 countries worldwide, KORE provides connectivity for application, hardware and wireless operator partners across the globe.
  • Meshify developed M1 hardware which connects existing devices to internet over cellular or satellite networks. By installing the M1 and internet-enabling field assets or on-site devices, you can gain insight and actionable information in real-time. 
  • Numerex provides interactive and on-demand M2M enterprise solutions. The company’s Numerex DNA may include hardware and smart devices, cellular and satellite network services and software application that are delivered through Numerex Foundation Application Software Technology (FAST).
  • RacoWireless is a provider of easy and integrated connected services to the international M2M world. The company has a wealth of M2M experience, an award-winning set of management tools and strategic partnerships throughout the globe. RacoWireless makes it easy for partners to build, deploy and launch their solutions across borders, technologies and verticals.
  • SeeControl makes it easy to collect, view and analyze massive amounts of sensor and machine data. Scores of customers including ABB, HP and Fujitsu use the cloud platform to built innovative, revenue-generating connected services that disrupt and expand their marketplaces.
  • Skkynet evolved out of Cogent Real-Time Systems Inc., an established industrial middleware vendor that has introduced a number of innovations to their real-time data product including a high-speed redundancy facility and a web-based user interface providing immersive, desktop-quality graphics.
  • ThroughTek is a leading IoT & M2M total solution provider for P2P (peer-to-peer) connection platform, originally focusing on integration of P2P connection into surveillance systems. More recently ThroughTek has been applying its leading P2P connection technology to support streamlined enterprise entry into the IoT and M2M markets, transforming to an IoT solution provider.
  • Xively provides solutions that transform businesses through the Internet of Things. By leveraging Xively's award-winning, cloud-based Platform as a Service, world-class professional services and broad partner ecosystem, companies can quickly optimize internal processes and operations, or build connected commercial products.

Six winners will be selected, one winner in each of the following categories, Best Horizontal Implementation, Best Vertical Implementation, Best Provisioning, Best Application Development Environment, Best Enabling Non-platform Technology or Offering, plus the Overall Best Platform. All winners will be announced at M2M Evolution at an awards cocktail reception.

 “The Battle of the Platforms will not only give attendees a better understanding of what solutions are available to them, but to also see the benefits our contestants have implemented for others,” said Carl Ford, co-founder of Crossfire Media.

M2M Evolution is supported by Diamond Sponsors AT&T, Ericsson and Sprint; Platinum Sponsor Wind River;  and Gold Sponsors  Amdocs, Arrow Electronics, B2B Electronics, Eurotech, ILS Technology, KORE  Telematics, Numerex,  RacoWireless, Redhat, Systech Corporation, ThingWorx, Verizon and Vodafone.

Registration for M2M Evolution, including Battle of the Platforms, is now open, contact Frank Coppola at 203-852-6800 x131 for more information. For media inquiries, contact Ashley Baster. To be considered to speak at M2M Evolution in Miami, submit your presentation idea here.

Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages for M2M Evolution should contact TMC’s Matthew Gleeson at 203-852-6800 x145.

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. IoTevolutionworld 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; Currency 2.0; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; FreePBX World; LatinComm Conference and Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; SmartVoice 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.

Media and Analyst Contact:      

Ashley Baster

Connect2 Communications       

(919) 435-9112


Edited by Maurice Nagle
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