EXTON, Pa.—September 9, 2013—ThingWorx™ today announced a reseller alliance with InVMA, an agile and experienced company formed by the directors of an advanced industrial automation integration company with offices in Chesterfield, UK. This partnership allows InVMA to resell, develop solutions for, and support the ThingWorx software platform: expanding the reach of ThingWorx-powered Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things solutions with their customers and meeting the emerging requirements of new markets.
This partnership combines InVMA’s system integration business experience in real-time industrial computing and automation together with ThingWorx, the industry’s first application enablement platform designed to accelerate the development and deployment of innovative M2M applications for the emerging connected world. InVMA’s solutions will cover M2M industries including manufacturing, utilities, facilities, energy and emerging Internet of Things businesses, such as smart cities, smart infrastructure and smart transportation.
“We are pleased to announce our partnership with ThingWorx, a company whose unique and powerful technology enables rapid solution deployment for M2M. We have sought a platform like this to underpin our business evolution,” stated Patrick Nash, Managing Director of InVMA. “With our many years of experience in connectivity with devices, equipment and integrated business systems, we are well-positioned to fully exploit the advantages and functionality of the ThingWorx platform to drive continuous innovation within our customer base.”
“We are pleased to have such talented partners to help grow our international business,” stated Ken Forster, Head of EMEA for ThingWorx. “InVMA’s rich experience in industrial, remote plant and Internet technologies, combined with its local presence in UK and Ireland, make them an ideal partner to drive growth of the emerging connected world. With the predicted 50 billion connected ‘things’ by 2020, we believe there will need to be at least 5 million applications created to drive value. InVMA’s industry and market focus, together with the ThingWorx rapid application enablement platform, will be instrumental in delivering this value.”
InVMA Ltd. is an experienced business system integration company with expertise in connectivity of intelligent and non-intelligent devices to systems where real-time data acquisition and automated information processing produces immediate business value. InVMA has recognized the challenges of the M2M and Internet of Things trends and is well-positioned to be a comprehensive solution provider, product supplier and support specialist for these markets. For more info about InVMA see www.invma.co.uk.
ThingWorx™ provides the first platform designed to efficiently build and run the applications of today’s connected world. ThingWorx’s model-based design and search-based intelligence reduces application development efforts by 10X, minimizing cost, risk and time to market. The ThingWorx platform combines the key functionality of Web 2.0, search, and social collaboration, and applies it to the world of “things”, including connected products, machines, sensors, and industrial equipment. Businesses use the ThingWorx platform to rapidly deliver innovative applications and connected solutions across markets ranging from manufacturing, energy, and food, to Machine-to-Machine (M2M) remote monitoring and service, as well as in emerging Internet of Things applications, including smart cities, smart grid, agriculture, and transportation. For more information, please visit our website at www.thingworx.com and our blog at www.thingworx.com/blog or follow us on Twitter at @ThingWorx.
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