Boston, MA, USA – March 26, 2015 – PrismTech™, a global leader in software platforms for distributed systems, was honored this week as the first industry (non-founding) member of the Industrial Internet Consortium. The IIC highlighted PrismTech’s early involvement in the consortium during its quarterly meeting, which also coincided with the IIC’s one-year anniversary.
Through the efforts of founding members AT&T, Cisco, GE, IBM and Intel, the IIC launched as an open membership group focused on breaking down the barriers of technology silos to support better access to big data with improved integration of the physical and digital worlds. With the addition of early adopters such as PrismTech, the IIC is attracting the leading organizations and technologies necessary to accelerate the growth of the Industrial Internet.
“We are honored to be recognized by the IIC as its first non-founder industry member,” said Keith Steele, CEO, PrismTech. “Our intelligent data-sharing platform, Vortex, is proving to be a key enabling technology for Industrial Internet systems. Our active participation in the IIC provides an outstanding opportunity to work closely with the other leaders in the industry to help shape the future of the Industrial Internet and enable these systems to deliver the significant economic benefits we know are possible.”
Through its industry leading Vortex™ platform suite, PrismTech offers the most comprehensive intelligent data-sharing platform solution for Internet of Things (IoT) systems. The Vortex platform family includes Vortex Café for mobile phones and tablets, Vortex Cloud for cloud services, Vortex Web for browsers, Vortex OpenSplice™ for corporate systems, Vortex Gateway for integration with third party network technologies, and Vortex Lite for embedded sensors.
In addition to this IIC recognition, the company was recently honored by IoT Nexus as a “Top Power Player in the Internet of Things.” The company also has been named a Sand Hill Group “Needle Mover” in building the future of the Internet of Things and a Postscapes “Must-Follow IoT Company.” Gartner recognized the company as a “Cool Vendor” and Steve Jennis, SVP Corporate Development for the company, has been recognized as one of the most influential Internet of Things executives by market researcher Appinions.