Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, announced the launch of its IoT Alliance program. The alliance is composed of a strategic network of leading IoT solutions providers that are committed to growing the global IoT market potential and shaping the direction of industry through smart technology, thought leadership, and marketing initiatives. Alliance members will have access to proprietary technology from Kepware that enables their respective solutions to access industrial data from the industry’s leading communications platform, KEPServerEX®.
There are ten founding members participating in Kepware’s IoT Alliance including Aizoon, Altizon, DeviceLynk, Falkonry, Informatica, IOT Technology Solutions, mnubo, Perseus, Splunk, and ThingWorx (a PTC business).
According to Kepware's CEO Tony Paine, the IoT Alliance has the potential to be a disruptive force in the Industrial Automation market. "By collaborating closely with Kepware and fellow alliance members, we have the capability to release new, innovative, and proven solutions—reducing risk and accelerating time to market," said Paine. "This translates to tangible IoT solutions for our customers."
Kepware offers IoT Alliance members a connected network of more than 40 technology partners, 80 system integrators, and 90 Kepware resellers operating in more than 100 countries. By establishing relationships between alliance members and existing partners, Kepware aims to introduce members to new markets and opportunities. Furthermore, the alliance offers members proprietary insight into Kepware’s product road map and creates a safe environment for interoperability and proof of concept testing.