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Sierra Monitor Corporation Joins PTC’s ThingWorx Ecosystem

Solution providers can now integrate any commercial and industrial field device to their ThingWorx-based applications with no programming

MILPITAS, Calif., Jan. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sierra Monitor Corporation (OTCQB:SRMC), a provider of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions that connect and protect high-value infrastructure assets, today announced that its industry-leading FieldServer IIoT gateways are now ThingWorx Ready certified and available on PTC’s ThingWorx Marketplace™, the single source for third-party IoT solutions, technologies, and services built on or specifically for the ThingWorx® IoT platform.

PTC’s ThingWorx IoT platform offers a world-class set of pre-integrated IoT-specific development tools and capabilities. ThingWorx is utilized by hundreds of IoT solution builders, providers, and enterprises to develop, deploy, monitor, analyze, report on, and control solutions for a variety of industries including, manufacturing, smart buildings, smart cities, and oil and gas.

Solution providers and enterprises can now use Sierra Monitor’s FieldServer IIoT gateways to connect field devices that speak standard protocols such as BACnet, LonWorks, Modbus, M-Bus, KNX and 140 other standard and device vendor-specific protocols to the ThingWorx platform. The FieldServer IIoT gateway ships with a pre-integrated ThingWorx connector, along with an intuitive web-based configurator that connects field devices and their data points to the ThingWorx platform without the need for any programming.

"We are pleased to have Sierra Monitor join our partner ecosystem and complete the ThingWorx Ready certification," said Kevin O’Brien, vice president of IoT partner sales, PTC. “Solution builders can now leverage the combination of Sierra Monitor’s gateways and ThingWorx to easily integrate field devices, including those devices that use proprietary data exchange protocols and formats, into their applications.”

“Some of the leading IIoT applications being developed and deployed today are being written on the ThingWorx platform,” said Varun Nagaraj, CEO of Sierra Monitor. “We are pleased to have developed and qualified new software on our gateway that connects to the ThingWorx platform along with configuration software that maps virtually any field device to the platform without the need for any programming. We believe that the solution providers and enterprises that rely on the ThingWorx platform will recognize that the Sierra Monitor IIoT gateway addresses all of their edge connectivity needs.”

Learn more about the FieldServer IIoT gateway and its associated Starter Kit in the ThingWorx Marketplace or at Sierra Monitor.

About Sierra Monitor Corporation
Sierra Monitor Corporation addresses the industrial and commercial facilities management market with Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions that connect and protect high-value infrastructure assets.

The company’s FieldServer brand of protocol gateways is used by system integrators and OEMs to enable local and remote monitoring and control of assets and facilities.   With more than 200,000 units, supporting over 140 protocols, installed in commercial and industrial facilities, FieldServer is the industry’s leading multi-protocol gateway.

Sierra Monitor’s Sentry IT fire and gas detection solutions are used by industrial and commercial facilities managers to protect their personnel and assets. Sentry IT branded controllers, sensor modules, and software are installed at thousands of facilities such as natural gas vehicle fueling and maintenance stations, wastewater treatment plants, oil and gas refineries and pipelines, parking garages, US Navy ships, and underground telephone vaults.

Headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley in Milpitas, California, Sierra Monitor was founded in 1979 and has been a public company since 1989. By combining its distinguished track record in industrial sensing and automation with emerging IoT technologies such as cloud connectivity, big data, and analytics, Sierra Monitor is at the forefront of the emerging IIoT trend.

For more information visit:  http://www.sierramonitor.com/

PTC, ThingWorx and ThingWorx Marketplace are trademarks or registered trademarks of PTC Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

Sierra Monitor Investor Relations Contact
Varun Nagaraj
CEO, Sierra Monitor Corporation
[email protected]

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Source: GlobeNewswire (January 16, 2017 - 5:00 AM EST)

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