Exton, Pennsylvania, USA. October, 2011 – ThingWorx has appointed TWSP of Perth, Australia as a global reseller of the ThingWorx Connected Application Platform. TWSP will also provide a wide range of value added services (VAS) to customers in Australia and New Zealand.
ThingWorx provides a software application platform that accelerates the development of connected apps, enabling operational innovation through constant connectivity and three-dimensional collaboration involving people, systems, and the physical world. ThingWorx’ partner ecosystem develops ‘connected’ applications connected in real-time to systems and equipment in multiple industries and markets.
For its part, Australia-based TWSP provides specialist engineering and project management systems across the mining and minerals value chain in open pit, underground, processing, infrastructure, rail, port, and energy industries to clients who conduct projects in Australia, Asia, and Africa.
“We are very pleased to announce our partnership with TWSP,” stated Russ Fadel, CEO of ThingWorx. “With the release of ThingWorx version 2.0, we are experiencing a significant increase in demand across a variety of markets and industries. Our global expansion strategy is based on partnering with highly driven and innovative organisations such as TWSP. We are confident that this relationship will accelerate the introduction of our transformational platform into the Australian market and expand our global ecosystem.”
With this partnership, TWSP will enhance its engineering, design and project management services with next generation applications delivered through the ThingWorx platform. The partnership will provide greater value to TWSP’s customers through ThingWorx Connected Applications that combine collaboration, data capture, and connectivity to the physical world.
According to Dave Vink, TWSP’s CEO: “In addition to enabling the rapid development of innovative applications for our customers, ThingWorx also allows TWSP to develop applications that we can use internally to increase our own productivity. As part of the ThingWorx partner ecosystem, we envision a broader opportunity to promote ThingWorx-based applications and services on a global scale. ThingWorx is truly a disruptive technology that is unique in the marketplace and we look forward to a long, successful partnership.”
ThingWorx™ is a privately-held US company that combines the key functionality of Web 2.0, real-time data, mashups, search, social media and the semantic web, and applies it to any process that involves people, systems, devices and other real world ‘things’. ThingWorx is providing the disruptive change required to catalyse innovation and enable connected world applications, resulting in a step change in business performance in industrial markets such as manufacturing, utilities and energy, as well as in emerging ‘Internet of Things’ applications, which include smart cities, smart grid, agriculture, transportation, and machine-to-machine (M2M).
TWSP provides specialised engineering and project management services to the resources sector. TWSP has an Australian-based team of professionals and solutions focused on the needs of their clients in the Asia Pacific region. In addition, TWSP draws on the experience and capabilities of its parent companies, WSP Group plc, headquartered in London, and TWP Projects (Pty) Ltd, part of the Basil Read Group based in Johannesburg. WSP Group is a global design engineering and management consultancy specialising in property, transport & infrastructure, industry and environment projects.