IT deals: PTC, ParTech, Everbridge, IBM Watson

PTC, ParTech, Everbridge, IBM Watson, Zenoss, among others, announced their latest IT deals or technology deployments for their business clients.
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PTC

PTC announced its tech deal with Lufthansa Technik Group for the deployment of Windchill Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and the ThingWorx Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platforms to digitally transform its product development and engineering processes.

ParTech

ParTech, a provider of point-of-sale (POS) and solutions to restaurant and retail industries, announced its technology deal with Laughing Planet, restaurant company, for the deployment of PAR’s cloud-based Brink POS Software for all 17 of their locations.

Everbridge

Everbridge, a critical event management software provider, announced its tech deal with Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee, for the deployment of its mass notification solution to power alerts. The Metro Emergency Alert & Notification System (MEANS) will deliver safety instructions via cellphone, landline, and SMS for localized emergencies such as flooding, public health emergencies or active shooter situations.

Comcast

Comcast IoT service MachineQ announced that Universal Parks and Resorts will use low power wide area networking (LPWAN) technology for IoT projects at its Orlando location. The IT team of Universal Parks and Resorts will use MachineQ’s hardware and software platform to test and launch IoT projects to increase operational efficiency in the park.

IBM Watson

Spain-based Cerealto Siro Foods has incorporated IBM Watson, an artificial intelligence (AI) tool, into its food innovation process to help detect early trends and inspire new ideas.

Zenoss

Zenoss, an IT monitoring and analytics software provider, announced that Nutanix has selected Zenoss to prevent IT issues.