PrismTech was an early member of the OpenFog Consortium and will play an active role in its forthcoming meeting in Seattle, Washington, USA.
The OpenFog Consortium was formed to accelerate the deployment of fog computing technologies through the development of an open architecture that identifies core technologies and capabilities such as distributed computing, networking, and storage. The OpenFog Consortium was formed by a coalition of leaders in the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem including ARM, Cisco, Dell, Intel, Microsoft Corp, and the Princeton University Edge Laboratory.
Fog computing distributes the resources and services of computation, communication, control, and storage closer to devices and systems at or near the users. The OpenFog non-profit global consortium is driving industry and academic leadership in fog computing architectures with whitepapers, testbeds, and other deliverables that demonstrate best practices for interoperability and composability between cloud and edge architectures. By utilizing existing standards work and proven approaches, the consortium will reduce the time required to deliver the end-to-end IoT scenarios (technologies, architectures, testbeds, and business development) that the market is demanding.
PrismTech has extensive experience in the application of fog computing and edge computing technologies to help enable efficient edge to cloud data connectivity for the IoT. PrismTech's Vortex Fog product provides secure interest-based routing of real-time data between high performance peer-to-peer UDP (multicast and unicast) enabled edge networks and TCP/IP networks and endpoints, including the cloud.
Further information about the meeting is available from the OpenFog Consortium website at: http://www.openfogconsortium.org/events.htm