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The World's Top Service Providers to Judge the IoT Evolution Expo Battle of the Platforms

By IoTEvolutionWorld News June 29, 2015

AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Telefonica, US Cellular and Verizon join Las Vegas Event

Norwalk, CT—June 29, 2015—TMC and Crossfire Media announced today the  judges for the 7th annual IoT Battle of the Platforms at IoT Evolution Expo, held August 17-20, 2015, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. IoT Evolution Expo is directed at companies interested in understanding how to develop, integrate and deploy Internet of Things (IoT) strategies.  This year’s Battle of the Platforms competition will commence on August 17th at 3:00 pm.

“Having the carriers as judges is a great opportunity for business developers to see how carriers view partnerships and strategies,” said Carl Ford, CEO, Crossfire Media, executive director of content, IoT Evolution.  “IoT connectivity is a given for many solutions, so carriers giving feedback about what makes a good platform will be an added benefit to all participants and attendees”

The Battle of the Platforms will provide participants the opportunity to demonstrate their platform live to a panel of judges, as well as an audience of attendees and potential end-users. Judging will be based on the submission of a completed entry form plus the live demonstration.

Judges include

  • Jared Peterson of AT&T
  • Geoff Martin  of Sprint
  • Angel Mercedes of  T-Mobile
  • Pete Wilson of Telefonica
  • Scott Scheuber of US Cellular
  • Doug Wilson of Verizon Wireless

All winners will be announced at IoT Evolution at an awards cocktail reception. Questions about the Battle of the Platforms competition, or on how to apply to present, should be directed to Matthew Gleeson.

IoT Evolution Expo is also supported by Diamond Sponsors AT&T, Cisco, IBM and Spireon; Platinum Sponsors Eurotech and Onstream; Gold Sponsors KORE, Safran Morpho, Systech and Telit; Corporate sponsors Gemalto, Morey and Phononic and sponsors Accelerated Concepts, AnyPresence, Axis Communications, Cradlepoint and MERA Software.

Registration for IoT Evolution Expo is now open. For more information, contact Frank Coppola at 203-852-6800 x131. For media registration, contact Sarah T. Fullilove. Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages should contact Matthew Gleeson at 203.852.6800 ext. 145.

For the latest IoT Evolution Expo news, updates and information, follow the event on Twitter at @IoTEvolution.

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, IoT Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. IoTevolutionworld is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by 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: 2015 Connecticut Mobile Summit; Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; Drone Zone 360; IoT Evolution Conference & Expo; IoT Evolution Developers Conference; IoT Evolution Fog, Analytics & Data Conference; IoT Evolution Connected Transportation Conference; IoT Evolution Connected Home & Building Conference;  SmartVoice Conference; SIP Trunking, Unified Communications & WebRTC Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo featuring Fitness and Sports Wearable Technology (FAST) Expo; WebRTC Conference & Expo; 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: 

Sarah T. Fullilove

Marketing Manager

203.852.6800 ext. 285

sfullilove@tmcnet.com




Edited by Ken Briodagh
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