The Industrial Internet Consortium and OpenFog Consortium Join Forces
December 19, 2018 / IoT.Business.News
Under the IIC umbrella, the combined membership will accelerate the adoption of the IIoT, fog and edge computing. The Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC) and the OpenFog Consortium® (OpenFog) today announced that they have agreed in principle to combine the two largest and most influential international consortia in Industrial IoT, fog and edge computing. The move will bring OpenFog members into the IIC organization at a time when their complementary areas of technology are emerging in the mainstream. The combined memberships will continue to drive the momentum of the Industrial Internet including the development and promotion of industry guidance and best practices for fog and edge computing. The organizations expect the details to be finalized in early 2019. “This is great news for the industry. Both organizations have been advancing the IIoT, fog and edge computing, and their members represent the best and the brightest in their fields.