Wind River Selects Axeda to Power Expanded Capabilities for Internet of Things Solutions
• Partnership extends Wind River product portfolio to include application and data services in the cloud.
• Internet of Things enablement capabilities from Axeda added to Wind River operating systems and Internet of Things software platform.
• Solution will integrate seamlessly with Intel® Gateway Solutions for the Internet of Things.
IOT WORLD, PALO ALTO, Calif. – June 17, 2014 – Wind River®, a world leader in delivering software for intelligent connected systems, today announced it has selected Axeda Corporation to power expanded capabilities for its product portfolio, including its Internet of Things (IoT) software platform. Axeda is the leading provider of cloud-based services and software for connecting, building and managing IoT solutions.
Under the terms of the OEM agreement, the Axeda Machine Cloud®, an IoT platform, will integrate with Wind River operating systems, VxWorks® and Wind River Linux, as well as Wind River Intelligent Device Platform, a complete software development environment to secure, manage, and connect intelligent gateways. Wind River Intelligent Device Platform is an integral part of Intel® Gateway Solutions for the Internet of Things, a family of platforms that offers companies a key building block to enable the connectivity of legacy devices and other systems to the IoT via gateway.
Through these product integrations, Wind River will enable its customers to connect their devices to the cloud. New Wind River capabilities offered through this agreement will allow customers to easily aggregate data off the edge to offer business intelligence that can be used to protect investments, generate new revenue streams, maximize existing infrastructure, and improve business processes.
"Wind River’s collaboration with Axeda builds on our IoT strategy, which focuses on providing the intelligence that powers interconnected systems, and supplying the software foundation that enables IoT networks and connected devices to perform reliably, safely, and efficiently," said Barry Mainz, president of Wind River. “Customers will be able to seamlessly connect, manage, and securely use connected data for actionable information and valued services. We are very pleased to advance IoT with the unique collection of assets that we bring to the table with Axeda and our parent company, Intel.”
“The partnership with Wind River will accelerate the delivery of new IoT solutions to the global market,” said Todd DeSisto, Axeda president and CEO. “By working closely with Wind River and Intel, we will be able to address market demands from enterprise customers for more complete IoT solutions with ever-increasing capabilities and greater performance.”
To learn more about how Wind River is addressing the opportunities and challenges created by the Internet of Things, visit http://tinyurl.com/AxedaIoT.
Axeda provides the most advanced cloud-based service and software for managing connected products and machines and implementing innovative machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. Axeda reduces the cost and complexity of connecting and remotely servicing the products of the world’s leading companies. Customers and partners use the Axeda Machine Cloud® to turn machine data into valuable information, to build and run innovative IoT applications, and to optimize business processes by integrating machine and sensor data.
By relying on the Axeda® Platform to power their connected products and connected enterprise, companies are transforming their business by improving customer satisfaction, reducing costs, and generating new sources of revenue. The IoT solutions behind these connected products include remote service, predictive maintenance, usage-based billing, asset tracking, mHealth, and more. Join the developer community at: http://developer.axeda.com and learn more at http://www.axeda.com.
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Director, Global Communications