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AUGUST, 2017

Cloud of Things Joins EdgeX Foundry

Tel Aviv, Israel — Cloud of Things, a connected device software, security and management company, today announced it has become a Silver Member of EdgeX Foundry, a project of the Linux Foundation, which Cloud of Things has also joined.

“We are thrilled to be part of the Foundry, and part of the future of IoT technologies, integrations and large scale deployments,” said David Chouraqui, CEO, Cloud of Things. “The EdgeX project is another important initiative of the Linux Foundation, leading the way in bringing the industrial IoT community together to support solutions that simply work better, with the right architectures and economics for enterprises.”

EdgeX is continuing to develop a framework for IoT edge computing, while enabling and encouraging the rapidly growing community of IoT solution providers to create an ecosystem of interoperable plug-and-play components based around the EdgeX platform architecture.

Joining with EdgeX Foundry is part of Cloud of Things’ strategy to bring future-proof connected device software solutions to enterprises, solutions which work across all devices, equipment agnostic, and compatible with any network protocol, connected to any cloud or multiple clouds.

About Cloud of Things: Cloud of Things makes it easy to make products smart. Our DeviceTone™ solution can be embedded into everyday products, enabling manufacturers and their distributors to offer management and maintenance services to consumers and businesses. By embedding our firmware into heating and air conditioning products, refrigerators, water heaters, ovens, dishwashers, faucets and other home and commercial space end-points, companies who sell these products can extend their offerings, serving customers beyond the initial sale of the products with digital services, including predictive maintenance. Our embedded firmware package supports leading IoT standards, and our CloudSwitch™ technology stack enables smart products to communicate with any IoT cloud over any network protocol including LoRa, ULE, WiFi, Bluetooth and cellular. Cloud of Things was established in 2014 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel and Boston, MA, U.S.A. Learn more at www.cloudofthings.com.

About EdgeX Foundry: EdgeX FoundryTM is a vendor-neutral open source project launched by The Linux Foundation for building a common open framework for IoT edge computing. At the core of the project is an interoperability framework hosted within a full hardware and OS-agnostic reference software platform to enable an ecosystem of plug-and-play components that unifies the marketplace and allows for the quick development of IoT solutions.

Learn more at www.edgexfoundry.org

About the Linux Foundation: The Linux Foundation is the largest open source, non-profit organization who is dedicated to building sustainable ecosystems based around open source projects to accelerate technology development and commercial adoption. The Linux Foundation encourages and supports innovation through financial and intellectual resources, infrastructure, services, training, and hosting of many collaborative events among the Linux technical community, software developers, industry, and end-users to solve pressing issues facing Linux and open source. Linux is also the operating system of choice to support cutting-edge technologies such as the Internet of Things, cloud computing, and big data.

Learn more at http://www.linuxfoundation.org