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Industrial Internet Consortium Reaches over 50 Members Two Months after Launch
Associated Press
2014-06-03 11:42 PM

NEEDHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 3, 2014--The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) announces it has over 50 members and several key initiatives underway, two months after it was launched.

"We're very excited about the rapid progress we've made since the IIC was founded," said Dr. Richard Soley, Executive Director of the Industrial Internet Consortium. "Our members are already leaders in their respective industries, and with the projects that are poised to come out of our working groups, they are leading the charge for adoption of the Industrial Internet."

New Members

The new members, who join IIC founders AT&T, Cisco, GE, Intel and IBM, are from Asia, Europe, Latin America, and North America. They include:

Visit http://www.iiconsortium.org/quotes.htm for individual statements from the new members and liaison organizations about their participation in the Industrial Internet Consortium.

Progress on Foundational Work

The IIC Technology, Security and Testbed Working Committees are focused on key initiatives that include use cases, reference architecture framework, and test bed prioritization.

In addition, the IIC has made formal liaisons with the following technical organizations: GS1, OASIS, Object Management Group, Smart Grid Interoperability Panel, and The Open Group, as well as the open-source organization, The Eclipse Foundation.

For more information on these activities, please visit www.iiconsortium.org or email info@iiconsortium.org. Interested organizations are invited to attend the IIC information day on June 17 th at www.iiconsortium.org/june17.

The Industrial Internet Consortium is an open membership organization formed to accelerate the development, adoption and wide-spread use of interconnected machines and devices, intelligent analytics and people at work. Founded by AT&T, Cisco, General Electric, IBM and Intel in March 2014, the IIC catalyzes and coordinates the priorities and enabling technologies of the Industrial Internet. Visit

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CONTACT: Industrial Internet Consortium

Julie Pike, +1 781-444-0404

julie@iiconsortium.org

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES EUROPE ASIA PACIFIC NORTH AMERICA MASSACHUSETTS

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY DATA MANAGEMENT INTERNET SOFTWARE TELECOMMUNICATIONS OTHER TECHNOLOGY MANUFACTURING OTHER MANUFACTURING

SOURCE: Industrial Internet Consortium

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