M2M Event Features Competitions, Awards and Learning Opportunities

By IoTEvolutionWorld News January 14, 2015

M2M Evolution Conference & Expo hosts Battle of the Platforms, Business Impact Awards, Case Study Theatre and deviceWISE Global Summit

Norwalk, CT – January 14, 2015 – TMC and Crossfire Media today highlighted an exciting list of competitions, awards and presentations planned for M2M Evolution Conference & Expo, an IoT Evolution Expo event, held January 27-30, 2015, at Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, Florida. M2M Evolution will explore the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystems. In addition to a robust four-day conference program, the event will feature a Battle of the Platforms technology competition, Business Impact Awards program, Case Study Theatre and deviceWISE Global Summit.

“M2M Evolution Conference & Expo is a unique event that focuses on the opportunities and obstacles the M2M and IoT industries face, as well as highlights carriers, partnerships and efforts to support common goals,” said Carl Ford, executive director of content for M2M Evolution. “The special events, competitions and award programs found at M2M Evolution are an extension of our commitment to rewarding innovative market accomplishments and delivering exciting, industry-leading content.”

The Battle of the Platforms competition will be held January 27, at 2:00pm, and will feature a cross section of cutting edge platforms for managing and delivering M2M solutions. Companies competing in the event currently include Ayla Networks, ILST, KAA, Digi, Numerex,, Skkynet, SYSTECH Corporation and WebNMS. Seven winners will be selected in categories that include Best Vertical Implementation, Best Application Development Environment, Overall Best Platform and more. While Battle of the Platforms is a free event, individuals must register to attend.

M2M Evolution’s Business Impact Awards recognize companies and business leaders who have successfully implemented M2M and IoT solutions to solve a business issue, launch a new service or create a revenue opportunity. Implementations may be across any vertical or application, including retail, medical, transportation/fleet, smart energy, supply chain and more. Business Impact Award winners will be awarded during the M2M Evolution event.

The M2M Evolution Case Study Theatre will be located in the expo hall and will feature real-world M2M and IoT deployment examples that will help inform and educate attendees on best M2M and IoT practices. On January 28, at 5:00pm, G4S Everhome and DTE Energy will present case studies, and on January 29, at 11:10am, KORE, SYSTECH Corporation, Verizon and Vitria will present.

The deviceWISE Global Summit is a special collocated event at M2M Evolution featuring valuable sessions on capitalizing M2M and IoT technologies and creating more efficient applications. The summit, held January 27, is hosted by ILS Technology (a Telit Company) and will include the following sessions:

deviceWISE Global Summit Keynote - Fred Yentz, President & CEO, ILS Technology

Compelling Use Cases
Verizon Wireless

Partner Showcase
B&B, Multi-Tech, Option, Systech, Telit
Economics of M2M
Charlie McNiff

deviceWISE Platform Overview
Jim Wert
Using the deviceWISE Portal
Jeraimee Hughes
The Power of the Cloud
Karl Ussher
Technology Partner Manager
Google Cloud Platform

Getting Started is Easy
Gideon Rogovsky

M2M Evolution is supported by Diamond Sponsors ILS Technology, Telit Wireless Solutions and VITRIA; Platinum Sponsors B&B Electronics and Eurotech; and Gold Sponsors KORE, RacoWireless, Sprint, SYSTECH Corporation, ThingWorx, Verizon and Vodafone.

Registration for M2M Evolution Conference & Expo is now open. Contact Frank Coppola at 203-852-6800 x131 for more information. For media inquiries, contact Ashley Baster. Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages for M2M Evolution should contact 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; 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; SIP Trunking, Unified Communications & WebRTC Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo III; Fitness and Sports Wearable Technology (FAST) Expo II, WebRTC Conference & Expo V; 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.

TMC Media and Analyst Contact:            

Ashley Baster   

Connect2 Communications         

(919) 435-9112

Edited by Maurice Nagle
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