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TMCNet:  ThingWorx Launches the First Marketplace for the Internet of Things

[November 18, 2013]

ThingWorx Launches the First Marketplace for the Internet of Things

EXTON, Pa. --(Business Wire)--

ThingWorx™ today announced the immediate availability of the ThingWorx Marketplace. The ThingWorx Marketplace is a global platform that enables developers, hardware and software providers, and systems integrators to build value-added IoT/M2M components and make them available to a broad range of companies.

Since its release in 2011, the ThingWorx platform has provided companies a 10X reduction in the time it takes to build and deploy IoT and M2M applications. With the introduction of the ThingWorx Marketplace, ThingWorx will deliver new breakthroughs in reducing the time, risk and effort it takes to build and deploy complete IoT/M2M applications. As the Marketplace grows, developers will be able to assemble the bulk of their applications from a global catalog of prebuilt and tested components, speeding time to market and improving application quality.

"The ThingWorx Marketplace is a first mover in an exciting new niche with vast potential," stated Emil Berthelsen, Principal Consultant at Machina Research. "Through application extensibility, ThingWorx Marketplace aims to deliver a comprehensive and complete apps store that allows developers to integrate with other systems, devices, industries and partners in a quick, seamless, and highly intuitive way."

The ThingWorx Marketplace offers a wide range of components and services that are required for innovative M2M and IoT applications, including: widgets, analytics, application templates, device connectors, protocol adapters, and integrations to device clouds, provisioning platforms, enterprise systems, and big data stores. These components are built by ThingWorx, ThingWorx partners, independent hardware and software vendors, and third prty developers.


"As a ThingWorx Partner, we are excited about the release of the ThingWorx Marketplace," stated Alicia Asín, Co-Founder and CEO of Libelium. "The Marketplace provides us with a venue for making our sensor products and Meshlium Cloud platform front and center to a global ecosystem of M2M and Internet of Things developers and solution providers."

The ThingWorx marketplace provides value to all members of the M2M/IoT value chain including:

  • Enterprise Customers - enterprise customers can deploy a private instance of the Marketplace, to simplify sharing of internally developed applications, application templates, analytics, visualizations and services.
  • ThingWorx Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) Partners - partners that are delivering ThingWorx in a PaaS model can deploy a private labeled instance of the Marketplace, to simplify sharing of partner specific applications, analytics, visualizations and services.
  • Marketplace Partners - the ThingWorx Marketplace represents a unique opportunity to make a company's intellectual property available to customers on a global basis, offering new ways to promote and monetize their offerings.

"We are excited about the launch of the ThingWorx Marketplace," stated Russ Fadel, CEO of ThingWorx. "With the predicted 50 billion connected 'things' by 2020, we believe there will need to be at least 5 million applications created to drive value. Our Marketplace will provide the next significant improvement in application development efficiency by providing a global market with the building blocks necessary to rapidly assemble these applications."

The Marketplace will initially be available to ThingWorx customers and partners with general availability expected in the 1st Quarter of 2014. Live demonstrations of the Marketplace will be on display during Dreamforce 2013, Salesforce's annual user and developer conference in San Francisco. For more information on the ThingWorx Marketplace, visit the ThingWorx website.

About ThingWorx

ThingWorx™ provides the first platform designed to efficiently build and run the applications of today's connected world. ThingWorx's model-based design and search-based intelligence reduces application development efforts by 10X, minimizing cost, risk and time to market. The ThingWorx platform combines the key functionality of Web 2.0, search, and social collaboration, and applies it to the world of "things", including connected products, machines, sensors, and industrial equipment. Businesses use the ThingWorx platform to rapidly deliver innovative applications and connected solutions across markets ranging from manufacturing, energy, and food, to Machine-to-Machine (M2M) remote monitoring and service, as well as in emerging Internet of Things applications, including smart cities, smart grid, agriculture, and transportation. For more information, please visit our website at www.thingworx.com and our blog at www.thingworx.com/blog or follow us on Twitter (News - Alert) at @ThingWorx.


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