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Axeda Connexion Kicks Off with Record-Breaking Attendance and Marquee Industry Keynotes

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Premier Event Reveals Real-World Customer and Partner Results, Challenges and Strategies

BOSTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Axeda Corporation, the leading cloud-based service and software for connecting, building and managing Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, today announced a record-breaking number of customers, analysts and partners have gathered for the most anticipated IoT conference of the year. 

Axeda Connexion is the premier event for IoT thought leaders like GE, Salesforce.com, Intel, Oracle and more to showcase new innovation in IoT while discussing real-world results, challenges and strategies.  In keeping with this year's theme "Lead the Connected Revolution," the event has attracted the best and brightest in the field, creating opportunities to learn about the Internet of Thing's most important issues. 

Todd DeSisto, Axeda's President  and CEO, opened with an inspiring introduction and description of the conference agenda.  He announced Axeda  Connexion' s support of the Joe Andruzzi Foundation, to which a portion of conference proceeds will be donated on behalf of Connexion 2014 participants. For the check presentation, Todd was joined on stage by representatives from AT&T and Elekta – two companies that also contributed to the Joe Andruzzi Foundation.

Below is a list of keynote presenters that will follow Mr. DeSisto's introduction:

  • Joe Andruzzi, the Joe Andruzzi Foundation
  • Alan Atkins, Wipro Vice President and Global Head of M2M
  • Brian Bedrosian, Senior Director of Embedded Wireless, Broadcom
  • Markus Breitbach, Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing, Deutsche Telekom
  • Peter Coffee, VP of Strategic Research, Salesforce.com
  • Rick Lisa, Group Sales Director, Intel
  • Chris Mines, Senior Vice President, Forrester
  • Paul Rogers, Chief Development Officer, GE
  • Mike Troiano, Vice President, Advanced Mobility Solutions, AT&T
  • Peter Utzschneider, Vice President Product Management, Oracle
  • Alfonso Velosa, Research Director, Gartner
  • Bill Zujewski, CMO, Axeda

"Every year, our goal is to take Connexion up a level with more compelling content, deeper insights into best practices for the industry and first-hand access to the thought leaders that are driving the market," said Todd DeSisto, President and CEO at Axeda. "Attendance at Connexion has reached new records, and we don't see the momentum of the event slowing down anytime soon especially as manufacturers continue to connect their products at an exponential rate.  We're very much looking forward to listening and sharing customer and partner discussions throughout the week."

For those interested in real-time updates from the event, be sure to follow @Axeda on Twitter and look for the #CX14 hashtag.

About Axeda
Axeda provides the most advanced cloud-based service and software for managing connected products and machines and implementing innovative machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. We reduce the cost and complexity of connecting and remotely servicing the products of the world's leading companies. Our customers use the Axeda Machine Cloud® to turn machine data into valuable information, to build and run innovative IoT applications, and to optimize business processes by integrating machine and sensor data.

By relying on the Axeda® Platform to power their connected products and connected enterprise, companies are transforming their business by improving customer satisfaction, reducing costs, and generating new sources of revenue. The IoT solutions behind these connected products include remote service, predictive maintenance, usage-based billing, asset tracking, mHealth, and more. Join our developer community at: http://developer.axeda.com and learn more at http://www.axeda.com.

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Catherine Purcell Gryska                    
Axeda Corporation                     
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cpg@axeda.com                   

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