PTC Achieves AWS IoT Competency Status
LAS VEGAS and NEEDHAM, Mass. – November 30, 2016 –– PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) IoT Competency status. This designation recognizes PTC’s ThingWorx® Internet of Things platform, which enables organizations to create IoT applications and generate business value for a variety of use cases, including (though not limited to) intelligent factories, smart cities, energy, automotive, transportation, and healthcare.
Achieving the AWS IoT Competency differentiates PTC as an AWS Partner Network (APN) member that has demonstrated relevant technical proficiency and proven customer success, delivering solutions seamlessly in the AWS Cloud environment. To receive the designation, APN Partners must possess deep expertise in the AWS platform and undergo an assessment of the security, performance, and reliability of their solutions.
“PTC is proud to be one of the first APN partners to achieve AWS IoT Competency status,” said Kevin O’Brien, vice president of IoT partner sales, PTC. “The combined offering from ThingWorx and AWS delivers world-class ThingWorx IoT rapid application development, machine learning, and augmented reality with AWS IoT cloud services, global scale, and enhanced security. This enables customers to reduce the time, skill, and investment needed to create IoT applications and generate business value.”
The AWS Cloud is enabling scalable, flexible, and cost-effective solutions from startups to global enterprises. To support the seamless integration and deployment of these solutions, AWS established the IoT Partner Competency Program to help customers identify Consulting and Technology APN Partners with deep industry experience and expertise.
ThingWorx, the centerpiece of PTC’s Internet of Things technology portfolio, is comprised of a rapid application development platform, connectivity, machine learning capabilities, augmented reality, and integration with leading device clouds, such as AWS. 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 value.
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About PTC (NASDAQ: PTC)
PTC has the most robust Internet of Things technology in the world. In 1986 we revolutionized digital 3D design, and in 1998 were first to market with Internet-based PLM. Now our leading IoT and AR platform and field-proven solutions bring together the physical and digital worlds to reinvent the way you create, operate, and service products. With PTC, global manufacturers and an ecosystem of partners and developers can capitalize on the promise of the IoT today and drive the future of innovation.