PTC Announces Availability of Its ThingWorx Internet of Things Platform Running on SAP HANA®; Joins SAP® PartnerEdge® ProgramSeptember 22, 2016
ThingWorx Now Available; Delivers Comprehensive IoT Capabilities to Customers
NEEDHAM, Mass. – September 22, 2016 –– PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced that it has joined the SAP® PartnerEdge® program as a partner that designs, develops and builds software integrated with SAP solutions. Through its participation in the program, PTC is now announcing the availability of its ThingWorx® Internet of Things (IoT) platform running on the SAP HANA® platform. The solution provides customers with essential IoT application development and analytics capabilities as well as innovative augmented reality functionality, powered by Vuforia®. PTC recently launched ThingWorx on the SAP App Center, where it will be marketed toward SAP customers and partners.
As an SAP partner, PTC made ThingWorx available using tools and resources available from the SAPPartnerEdge.com web site.
“Joining the SAP PartnerEdge program provides PTC with another highly regarded channel for distributing the ThingWorx platform,” said Jim Heppelmann, president and CEO, PTC. “By working with SAP, we are able to extend our leading IoT capabilities to a larger network of customers and partners, further enabling IoT innovation.”
ThingWorx, the centerpiece of PTC’s IoT technology portfolio, is comprised of a rapid application development platform, connectivity, machine learning anomaly detection, industrial connectivity, and augmented reality. These capabilities combine to deliver a comprehensive IoT technology stack that enables companies to securely connect assets, quickly create applications, and innovate new ways to capture and deliver value.
As an SAP partner in SAP PartnerEdge, PTC is empowered to build, market, and sell software apps on top of market-leading technology platforms such as SAP HANA Cloud Platform. The program provides the enablement tools, benefits, and support to facilitate building high-quality, disruptive applications focused on specific business needs – quickly and cost-effectively. The program provides access to all relevant SAP technologies in one simplified framework under a single, global contract.
PTC is participating at SAP TechEd® 2016, held from September 19-23 in Las Vegas. At SAP TechEd, PTC and ThingWorx partner EPAM are demonstrating how IoT and augmented reality automate service for customers running SAP solutions by connecting real-time product data into their business processes.
- ThingWorx Internet of Things Platform
- Harvard Business Review: “How Smart, Connected Products are Transforming Companies,” authors PTC CEO Jim Heppelmann and Harvard Professor Michael Porter
About PTC (NASDAQ: PTC)
PTC has the most robust Internet of Things technology in the world. In 1986 we revolutionized digital 3D design. Now our leading IoT and AR platform and field-proven solutions bring together the physical and digital worlds to reinvent the way companies create, operate, and service products. With PTC technology, global manufacturers and an ecosystem of partners and developers can capitalize on the promise of the IoT today and drive the future of innovation.
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