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Axeda Ready Program Adds New Partners and Devices

Helps Customers Accelerate M2M Adoption with Expanded Options for Connectivity

FOXBORO, Mass., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Axeda Corporation, the leading cloud-based service and software for managing connected products and delivering machine-to-machine (M2M) applications, today announced five new partner companies have completed Axeda Ready development, testing and certification, which ensures compatibility and ease of deployment with the Axeda Machine Cloud®. This brings the total supported devices to more than 20 from a dozen participating partners.    

Axeda Ready partners offer connectivity and sensor options that allow customers to manage and innovate their connected product initiative across a variety of solutions including asset monitoring and tracking, predictive maintenance, compliance management, consumables management, remote service, usage based billing and warranty management.

"Axeda's strategy is clear – we provide our customers flexible, cost-effective, tested and proven options for connecting, so their time and energies can be focused on innovating around Big Machine DataTM and building M2M applications instead of dealing with the challenges of connectivity," said Bill Zujewski, Axeda's CMO and executive vice president for product strategy. "Customers can choose the device that is right for their project knowing the compatibility and quality assurance is backed by the Axeda Ready brand of certification."

In addition to new devices, Axeda continues to expand options for connectivity between assets and the Axeda Machine Cloud with the addition of more software agents and extended support for more operating systems.  Customers can now choose from five new Linux-based Axeda gateway and connector Agents, including four 64 bit OSs -- Debian Linux; Novell SUSE Linux; Redhat Enterprise Linux; Cent OS Linux and one agent for 32 bit ARM Linux.

"The Axeda Ready Program is directly addressing the need for reducing M2M application time to market, one of the keys to speeding M2M market growth," said Robin Duke-Woolley, CEO of leading M2M analyst firm Beecham Research. "The list of new partners just announced shows how broadly Axeda Ready can be applied. The partnership with Raspberry Pi is particularly intriguing, potentially opening up the opportunities of M2M application development to a new mass market."                       

Axeda Executes on Connected Product Strategy

By enabling more devices and services to quickly and easily integrate with the Axeda Machine Cloud, the Axeda Ready program broadens the device options available to customers – allowing them to select the right communication device for their environment.  Axeda is pleased to announce the addition of the following Axeda Ready products in Q1.

Company: Kontron
Axeda Ready Product:  KM2M806XT

Kontron is a global leader in embedded computing technology.  With more than 30% of its employees in R&D, Kontron creates many of the standards that drive the world's embedded computing platforms. The Kontron KM2M806XT M2M comes complete with development platform middleware and supports loading of Axeda Ready agent for this device right out of the box. The development platform is based on the Intel Atom chipset.

Company: Libelium 
Axeda Ready Product:  Meshlium

Libelium delivers a powerful, modular, distributed sensor solution for the Internet of Things enabling system integrators to implement reliable sensor based applications for Smart Cities, Smart Parking, Smart Environment, Smart Water, Smart Metering, Smart Agriculture, Industrial Controls, Logistics Retail, Security & Emergency Management and eHealth. Their distributed architecture allows the Axeda Ready Meshlium Gateway to connect to 100's of Waspmote sensor nodes via a ZigBee network allowing for creation of solutions involving 100's of sensors. Supporting either WiFi, ethernet or 3G connectivity, Axeda Ready Meshliums can be deployed anywhere in the world.

Company: Nimble Wireless
Axeda Ready Product:  Toucan Series

Nimble Wireless helps customers wirelessly connect, control and manage their remote assets. Nimble Wireless does this by providing asset tracking and management devices. The Toucan Series family of Fleet tracking offer flexibility in tracking time/ accuracy vs. cost. optimized for direct connection to the vehicle battery power, Toucan has built in sensors to monitor ignition status, speeding and idle timeouts. 

Community: Raspberry Pi
Axeda Ready Product:  Developer Kit
                  
The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card-sized single-board computer developed by the Raspberry Pi organization. It is rapidly becoming one of the world's leading ARM based developer platform supporting PC-like functionality and I/O at a very low cost.  

About Axeda Ready 

For device manufacturers, Axeda Ready provides a testing and implementation program that validates their connectivity via the Axeda agent protocol or their own device protocol. The program includes development and certification of Axeda Codecs (protocol translators) that leverage the Axeda AnyDevice Service to enable device makers to connect to Axeda using their own device protocol.  To learn more about the Axeda Ready program or view a complete list of Axeda Ready devices go to the Axeda Ready portal on the Axeda website. 

About Axeda 

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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