M2M’s premier annual event challenges attendees to “Get Serious about M2M” and integrate high-value connected product data across the enterprise
FOXBORO, Mass. - May 9, 2012 — Axeda Corporation today announced its all-star line-up of speakers for Axeda Connexion 2012, the machine-to-machine (M2M) industry’s premier annual event. 2012 marks the seventh year of the event, which will feature informative presentations from front-line business and technical leaders who are building innovative M2M solutions on Axeda’s award-winning cloud platform.
Connexion 2012 will feature more than 30 content sessions focused on reinventing the product experience and optimizing enterprise-wide business processes with M2M data. The 2012 agenda is highlighted by keynotes from M2M industry luminaries including:
• Chris Hill, Vice President for Advanced Mobility Solutions, AT&T
• Mike Wendell, VP Industry Solutions, SAP
• Emily Nagle Green, Chairman Emeritus, Yankee Group
• Jack Sweeney, CEO, Axeda Corporation
Axeda is pleased to welcome Cisco, Oracle, and Wipro to the 2012 agenda. Cisco and Wipro will join SAP to discuss “Building the Next Generation of Connected Product Centric Business Models” — a Day 2 keynote panel discussion moderated by Robin Duke Woolley, CEO of Beecham Research. Oracle will discuss how Java at the core of an embedded-to-enterprise M2M platform architecture enables scalable, leveraged development and data analysis.
Connexion 2012 attendees will have the opportunity to learn from some of the most successful M2M implementations on the market today, with case study presentations from GE Jenbacher, NCR, Isilon Systems, and Getinge. The event will include additional “ask the experts” panel discussions, including “What’s Next? Innovative Connected Product Strategies” – an interactive discussion featuring All Traffic Solutions, Getinge, SAIC, and Welch Allyn.
“Axeda Connexion is by far the best M2M industry event that I have attended — the most well-attended, the best mix of industry folks and end-users, and the best variety and depth of content,” said James Brehem, senior strategist, Compass Intelligence. “As an analyst, I was very impressed not only by the extensive use case examples, but also by the willingness of companies to tell their stories – just an incredibly valuable event.”
The Connexion 2012 agenda features a content-rich, multi-track format to fit the interests of developers and C-level executives alike. From extensive “hands-on” application development sessions delivered by Axeda technical experts, to best practice sessions for executives and line-of-business managers, Connexion 2012 offers something for anyone involved in delivering M2M solutions. For a complete look at the agenda please visit connexion.axeda.com.
“Each year we strive to make our agenda even better than the previous year,” said Bill Zujewski, EVP of Product Strategy & Marketing at Axeda. “We are thrilled with the broad participation from our marquee customers and partners and expect that Connexion 2012 attendees will leave energized about the opportunities in M2M and equipped with all of the necessary tools and knowledge to drive M2M success within their own organizations.”
Axeda Connexion is supported by leading companies and media outlets, including AT&T, Oracle, SAP, Wipro, Etherios, KORE Telematics, Multi-Tech Systems, Novotech Technologies, Telit Wireless Solutions, GlobalSoft Solutions, Connected World Magazine, Field Technologies Online, and Beecham Research.
Axeda M2Mē™ Awards
Axeda will again honor the industry’s top M2M solutions at the Axeda M2Mē Awards. Winners will be announced at the annual conference awards dinner on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 — taking place at the Boston College Club.
Axeda Connexion 2012 takes place June 4-7 at the Boston Marriott Cambridge, Cambridge, MA. Visit http://connexion.axeda.com to register. Follow #Connexion12 on Twitter for real-time event updates.
Axeda provides the leading cloud-based service and software for managing connected products and implementing innovative M2M application — taking the cost and complexity out of connecting and remotely servicing the products of the world’s leading companies. Axeda customers use its M2M cloud service to deliver innovative M2M solutions and optimize their business processes with data from their connected products.
By relying on the Axeda® Platform to power their connected products, companies are transforming their business by improving customer satisfaction, reducing costs, and generating new sources of revenue. The M2M solutions behind these connected products range from remote service, fleet management, usage-based insurance, asset tracking, mHealth, and more. Join our developer community at: http://developer.axeda.com and learn more at www.axeda.com.
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