ILS Technology Becomes Member of Florida Atlantic University’s Center for Advanced Knowledge Enablement Program

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deviceWISE® Contribution to the Advancement of CAKE Research

The inclusion of ILST’s deviceWISE framework in our CAKE program provides tools for device and machine data acquisition and transaction with IT applications, analytics and cloud-based computing services

ILS Technology (ILST), a global supplier of “Machine to Machine” (M2M) and “Secure Remote Access” solutions, today announced that they have become a member of the Center for Advanced Knowledge Enablement (CAKE) as a technology partner to the Florida Atlantic University (FAU) cooperative research center.

Sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the goal of CAKE is to provide a framework for interaction between university faculty and industry to pursue advanced research in information technology, communication and computing. The research agenda for FAU’s CAKE includes new technologies for various web-based applications, next-generation hardware/software development techniques and tools for mobile devices.

ILST has provided a generous donation of their deviceWISE Enterprise Edition Software Framework which provides Device (Asset) to IT application connectivity to assist in the research. ILST’s products will be utilized by students and faculty as a component of FAU’s College of Engineering & Computer Science CAKE research for the further advancement of connected device technologies, standards and solutions in the area of smart connected devices, sustainable building technologies and next-generation solutions via deviceWISE M2M Application Platform over wired, wireless and mobile-based infrastructures.

“ILST participation in the CAKE program reinforces their position as a leader in South Florida's high-tech community,” said Dr. Borko Furht, Chair of the Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and Eirector of CAKE. “The inclusion of ILST’s deviceWISE framework in our CAKE program provides tools for device and machine data acquisition and transaction with IT applications, analytics and cloud-based computing services. This results in the acceleration of the development of state-of-the-art technologies needed for today's demands for advanced data management and processing solutions.”

“ILS Technology is proud to have been a long time supporter of FAU education programs in the advancement of industrial and facility management technologies, as seen through our past participation and contributions to the M2M Center of Competence and LEED Platinum certified building energy monitoring system, which currently provides students and faculty a platform for advancing the exciting building automation industry segment,” said Fred Yentz, ILS technology President and CEO. “Now as a member of this initiative, we are further assisting in defining the future of M2M applications and standards by participating in the FAU NSF Cake Program.”

About ILS Technology
ILS Technology provides the world’s leading ready-to-use, off-the-shelf cloud platform to connect enterprise IT systems to the devices and machines on which businesses depend. ILS Technology solutions are easy to deploy to any device without the need for months of complex programming or development. ILS Technology offers unparalleled security to protect company and customer data and ensure regulatory compliance. For more information, visit http://www.ilstechnology.com.

ILS Technology is a wholly owned subsidiary of Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. (http://www.pkoh.com), a leading provider of supply chain logistics services and a manufacturer of highly engineered products for industrial original equipment manufacturers.

About Florida Atlantic University
Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. In commemoration of its origin, FAU is celebrating its 50th anniversary throughout 2011. Today, the University serves more than 29,000 undergraduate and graduate students on seven campuses and sites. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. For more information, visit http://www.fau.edu.

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