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Moxa Joins Cisco, GE, IBM, Intel, and AT&T in Industrial Internet Consortium

BREA, CA, MAY 30, 2014 -- Moxa, Inc., a leading manufacturer of industrial networking, computing, and automation solutions, announced their membership in the Industrial Internet Consortium™ (IIC). The IIC is a non-profit partnership of industry, government and academia formed to accelerate the global use of interconnected devices, intelligent analytics and people. Moxa is one of the first industrial automation companies to join the Consortium.

"Moxa has been a
long-time provider of hardened connectivity and networking solutions to industrial users in factory automation, oil and gas, transportation, power, and rail," said Dr. Richard Soley, Executive Director of the Industrial Internet Consortium. "Moxa's expertise with mission-critical applications and harsh environments will be a valuable asset to the Consortium. We look forward to their involvement in developing best practices and standards for the Industrial Internet."
AT&T, Cisco, GE, IBM and Intel formed the IIC earlier this year to support better access to data with improved integration of the physical and digital worlds. The IIC is open to any business, organization or entity with an interest in advancing the Industrial Internet. In addition to gaining an immediate, visible platform for their opinions, consortium members join in developing critical relationships with leaders in technology, manufacturing, academia and the government on working committees.
"Moxa fully supports the mission of the IIC," said John Yelland, Vice President of Global Marketing for Moxa. "For over 25 years, Moxa has specialized exclusively in industrial networking and computing solutions which enable access to critical operational data across the enterprise. The IIC is an exciting opportunity for Moxa and member companies to develop the standards that will maximize interoperability and enable the Industrial Internet to achieve its full potential. We look forward to this collaboration and pledge our full support."
For more information, visit www.moxa.com or contact Moxa at:
Moxa Americas, Inc.
Moxa Corporate Plaza 
601 Valencia Ave, Ste 100
Brea, CA 92823

(714) 528-6777

About the Industrial Internet Consortium
The Industrial Internet Consortium™ (IIC) is the open membership, not-for-profit organization that catalyzes and coordinates the priorities and enabling technologies of industry, academia and the government around the Industrial Internet. Announced in March 2014, the IIC will systematically address the complexities of the Industrial Internet, leading to faster adoption, deployments and transformational business outcomes across the globe. For more information about the Industrial Internet Consortium, visit www.iiconsortium.org.

About Moxa: Your Trusted Partner in Automation

Moxa is a leading provider of edge connectivity, industrial computing, and network infrastructure solutions for enabling connectivity for the Industrial Internet of Things. With over 30 years of industry experience, Moxa has connected more than 50 million devices worldwide and has a distribution and service network that reaches customers in more than 70 countries. Moxa delivers lasting business value by empowering industry with reliable networks and sincere service for industrial communications infrastructures. Information about Moxa’s solutions is available at www.moxa.com.