PrismTech Selected by B+B SmartWorx to Deliver High Performance, Intelligent Data Sharing for Next Generation Industrial Internet of Things Gateways

PrismTech's Vortex data sharing solution helps enable B+B SmartWorx focus on the Internet of Things market

Boston, MA, USA – PrismTech™, a global leader in software platforms for distributed systems, today announced that B+B SmartWorx has selected its Vortex™ intelligent data sharing platform to strengthen its growing Internet of Things (IoT) market presence. B+B SmartWorx, a provider of IoT and network edge platforms, will deploy Vortex in its next generation of Industrial IoT gateways.

“During our evaluation process, we found that Vortex delivered superior data connectivity and offered the robust set of Qualities of Service we required,” said Tim Taberner, Global Product Manager for Advanced IoT Gateways, B+B SmartWorx. “It enables the high performance interoperable data sharing between components deployed in our Swarm Intelligence architecture, contributing to our competitive edge in the IoT gateway market.”

One of the premier B+B SmartWorx product lines that will employ PrismTech’s Vortex is SmartSwarm. The product will provide customers greater flexibility and choice in the way data is enriched, aggregated, filtered and routed, allowing B+B SmartWorx and its partners and customers to quickly and easily integrate and translate data in different formats and using different protocols, either coming from the sensors to the applications or from the applications to backend systems in the cloud.

Based on the OMG™’s Data Distribution Service (DDS) open standard, Vortex provides device-to-device, device-to-cloud and cloud-to-cloud data sharing in real time. It is a crucial enabler for systems that must reliably and securely deliver high volumes of data with stringent end-to-end qualities-of-service. Vortex has the ability to deliver the right information to the right place at the right time – a perfect fit for IoT applications.

“The new smart IoT products that B+B SmartWorx is launching are an excellent fit for the performance and interoperable data connectivity that Vortex provides,” said Keith Steele, Founder, PrismTech. “Our relationship with B+B SmartWorx also is significant as it again emphasizes the growing adoption of Vortex in the Industrial IoT market.”

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About PrismTech

PrismTech’s customers deliver systems for the Internet of Things, the Industrial Internet and advanced wireless communications. PrismTech supplies the software platforms, tools and professional services they need to build solutions with the required: platform coverage, performance, scalability, efficiency, flexibility and robustness. PrismTech’s customers service many market sectors, including: industry, energy, healthcare, transportation, finance, aerospace and defense. For additional information about PrismTech, visit the web site at

About B+B SmartWorx

Founded in 1981, B+B SmartWorx, formerly B&B Electronics, provides intelligent M2M and IoT connectivity solutions for wireless and wired networks. The company designs and builds device connectivity and network infrastructure products that deliver intelligent connectivity at the “edge” of networks in remote and demanding environments. Working globally with experienced channel and application partners to deliver complete application solutions, the company is known for building rugged networking products that are easy to deploy and manage. All products are manufactured in the US and European Union with local field applications engineers available worldwide for localized technical support. B+B SmartWorx is headquartered at 707 E Dayton Road, Ottawa, Illinois USA with EMEA operations based in Galway, Ireland. The company has additional engineering sites in California and the Czech Republic. 800-346-3119.