Yankee Group CEO and author of "Anywhere" leads all-star speaking roster in Miami
Miami FL - (April 13, 2010) - Axeda Corporation kicked-off its fifth Axeda Connexion conference today in Miami with an opening keynote address from Emily Nagle Green, CEO of Yankee Group. The annual gathering brings together the leading minds and innovators in the M2M/connected products industry to discuss the latest technology and best practices driving the most successful solutions on the market today. Axeda is the leading Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) company for connected products.
Green, the author of ANYWHERE: How Global Connectivity Is Revolutionizing the Way We Do Business, discussed the unprecedented business opportunities that ubiquitous connectivity has created for companies of all size and industry.
“Axeda has spent a decade building a technology engine that makes it easy for customers to connect to and interact with their assets,” said Dale Calder, president & CEO, Axeda. “We envision a world where products continue to become smarter and interact with us in more intuitive ways – anticipating our needs and becoming ‘social.’ Emily Green shares this vision and is a leading voice on the transformative impact these connections will have.”
Green was joined on the agenda by Doug Standley Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP who delivered the afternoon keynote. Doug is a recognized Digital Convergence Strategist with 25 years experience in the technology, wireless telecommunications, and media sectors. Attendees also heard case study presentations from M2M pioneers - CareFusion, Diebold, Abbott Diagnostics, and Egenera.
Telenor Connexion, Enfora, iMETRIK, Impact Technologies, MultiTech Systems, ORBCOMM, and Telit Wireless Solutions are sponsoring this year’s event and exhibiting in the Axeda Connexion Partner Pavilion.
Nearly 150 major organizations rely on the Axeda today for M2M/connected product solutions. The Axeda® Platform is built to manage hundreds of millions of transactions per day. Delivered through cloud-based services, it reduces complexity and provides for faster time to market with no infrastructure costs. It provides key capabilities such as: condition monitoring, content management, location-based services, business rules, secure communication, and enterprise system integration that speed the creation of connected products.
Axeda Connexion takes place this week at the Fairmont Turnberry Isle, Miami, FL. For more information visit: http://www.axeda.com/events_Axeda_Connexion.htm.
Axeda Corporation is the leading Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) company for connected products. The company’s VeriSign® Security certified platform and applications allow companies to connect, manage, service, and interact with assets anywhere – it serves over 100 of the world’s leading enterprises including Agilent, Diebold, and EMC. Axeda Corporation is a privately held company headquartered in Foxboro, Mass. and can be reached at www.axeda.com.