FOXBORO, Mass., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Axeda Corporation today announced its all-star speaking line-up for Axeda Connexion 2011, the company's sixth annual user conference, and the M2M (machine-to-machine) industry event of the year. The gathering brings together the community of business and technical leaders building next-generation M2M solutions on Axeda's award-winning cloud platform.
This year's agenda features approximately 40 content sessions, highlighted by keynotes from M2M industry visionaries:
- Chris Hill, Vice President for Advanced Mobility Solutions, AT&T
- Wayne Ward, Vice President Emerging Solutions, Sprint Nextel
- Eric Goodness, Research Vice President, Gartner
- Dale Calder, Founder, Axeda Corporation
At Connexion, attendees will learn from some of the most successful M2M implementations on the market today with case study presentations from All Traffic Solutions, Brink's, Roche Diagnostics, Tyco International, and Welch Allyn.
Back by popular demand, there will also be "ask the experts" panel discussions covering topics such as "Getting Real Business Value from Your Connected Products" and featuring M2M industry veterans: CareFusion, Diebold, Egenera, Leica Microsystems and Varian Medical Systems.
"The Axeda Connexion conference is the very best place to get an in-depth look at the current and future opportunities in M2M technology, as well as to network with other Axeda power users," said Dan DuBeau, project manager, product support engineering, Varian Medical Systems. "Whether it's a development, marketing, or a business strategy effort, Connexion is host to the most important ideas and tools available today."
The content-rich agenda includes a newly added developer track with extensive "hands-on" M2M application development sessions, delivered by Axeda technical experts. The multi-track format also includes best practice sessions for executives and line-of- business managers who are running M2M projects for their respective companies, as well as a technical track specific to remote service implementations. For a complete look at the agenda please visit http://www.axeda.com/connexion.
"Axeda Connexion provides the most comprehensive agenda of M2M use cases and experts available anywhere," said Mary Wells, CMO, Axeda. "Axeda's decade worth of M2M innovations and customer success have made this a premier event for anyone who wants to take advantage of the transformative business opportunities enabled by M2M solutions. All of the major players in the M2M industry will be there."
Axeda Connexion is supported by key members of the M2M ecosystem participating in the conference's interactive Partner Pavilion, including AT&T, Sprint, Ericsson, Walsh Vision, Telenor Connexion, Digital Highway, Bug Labs, Orbcomm, and Telit.
"We are thrilled to have such broad industry support and participation from our marquee customers and partners," added Wells. "Attendees will leave Connexion with a 360-degree view of the M2M market and equipped with all of the necessary tools to drive M2M success within their own organizations."
Axeda M2Me™ Awards
Axeda will again honor the top M2M solutions through its recently expanded Axeda M2Me Awards program and the newly announced Axeda Developer Challenge. Winners will be announced at the conference awards dinner on Wednesday, June 8, 2011. Companies with innovative M2M solutions are encouraged to enter before the submission deadline of April 29, 2011.
Axeda Connexion 2011 takes place June 7-10 at the Renaissance Boston Harbor, Boston MA. Visit http://www.axeda.com/connexion to register. Follow #Connexion11 on Twitter for real-time event updates.
Axeda Corporation is the leading M2M application platform company enabling the world of connected products. We provide our customers with a cloud platform to rapidly and cost-effectively build and deploy any M2M application, connected to any product, over any network. Axeda technology powers M2M solutions for remote service, fleet management, smart grid, usage-based insurance, asset tracking, mHealth, and more.
More than 150 of the world's leading enterprises, including Agilent, Diebold, and EMC, rely on Axeda to transform their businesses with connected products that improve customer satisfaction, reduce costs, and generate new sources of revenue. Join our developer community at: http://developer.axeda.com and learn more at www.axeda.com.
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