Dell joins Kepware IoT alliance program

Kepware and Dell collaborate to provide customers with turnkey solutions for industrial connectivity and analytics, the company said.

Genpact Research Institute has released results of a survey that finds 81 percent of executives agree that Internet of Things (IoT) adoption will be critical to the future success of their companies, yet only 25 percent have a clear industrial IoT strategy, the company said.

Kepware Technologies, a software development business focused on industrial connectivity, announced Dell as the newest member of its IoT Alliance. The alliance was created to reduce risk and time to market for Industrial IoT hardware and software providers–and help customers fuel their IoT strategies with proven, interoperable IoT solutions.

As part of Kepware´s IoT Alliance, Dell is leveraging Kepware´s proprietary KEPServerEX connectivity platform to feed industrial data to its Edge Gateway 5000 Series. The Dell Edge Gateway offers edge computing, enabling organizations to collect, analyze, relay, and act on real-time data from machine sensors and generate accurate, dynamic predictions.

Kepware and Dell collaborate to provide customers with turnkey solutions for industrial connectivity and analytics at the edge

The IoT Alliance Program is comprised of a strategic network of leading IoT solutions providers including Splunk, Informatica and fellow PTC business ThingWorx. Members represent a broad range of industries committed to growing and shaping the global IoT industry through smart technology, thought leadership, and education initiatives.

Kepware Technologies is a software development business of PTC Inc., headquartered in Portland, Maine. Kepware provides a portfolio of software solutions to help businesses connect diverse automation devices and software applications and enable the Industrial Internet of Things.

PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) is a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate, and service the things in the Internet of Things (IoT). The company´s next-generation ThingWorx technology platform gives developers the tools they need to capture, analyze, and capitalize on the vast amounts of data being generated by smart, connected products and systems.