Associate Partners

IDC

IDC’s Smart Cities research practice focuses on the role of technology in improving citizen services, fostering innovation and civic engagement and building successful models for the evolution of a smart city.

Edison Electric Institute EEI

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) is the association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies. Our members provide electricity for about 220 million Americans, and operate in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. 

Elektrobit

Elektrobit (EB) is an award-winning and visionary global supplier of embedded and connected software products and services for the automotive industry.

A leader in automotive software with over 30 years serving the industry, EB’s software powers over 1 billion devices in more than 90 million vehicles and offers flexible, innovative solutions for connected car infrastructure, human-machine interface (HMI) technologies, navigation, driver assistance, electronic control units (ECUs), and software engineering services.

Ribbon Communication

Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN) is a company with two decades of market leadership experience in providing secure real-time communications solutions to the top service providers and enterprises around the globe. Built on world-class technology and intellectual property, Ribbon delivers highly reliable, unified and embedded real-time communications capabilities to customers in more than 25 countries and on 6 continents. The company transforms fixed, mobile and enterprise networks from legacy environments to all IP and fully virtualized, secure, cloud-based architectures, enabling highly productive communications for consumers and businesses. Ribbon’s market-leading communications security solutions are based on a big data behavioral analytics platform and offer customers enhanced network intelligence and security. The company’s Kandy Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) enables rapid service creation and digital transformation by delivering customers a comprehensive set of advanced embedded and unified communications capabilities.

ATOS

Atos in Smart Cities Initiatives
Digital transformation is not just about making our cities better places to live and work, it is also an economic imperative. Only by using the data and digital technologies available to us, can we hope to manage our cities within challenging budgets. It also makes perfect social sense. Our cities must also respond to the digital lifestyles of our citizens and digital transformation is now key to a greater sense of communal involvement and responsibility. Atos is active with our partners in a wide range of visionary urban initiatives and that vision is something we want to share – because quality of life matters.See more on: https://atos.net/en-na/north-america/local-government-cities

Pennoni

Pennoni continues to dedicate its services to smart and sustainable initiatives, ensuring our project choices and designs prioritize smart technology that will pave the way to a brighter future. 

Panasonic

Panasonic makes peoples' lives simpler, more enjoyable, more productive and more secure.

Crown Castle

Crown Castle has worked around the country to build and maintain the infrastructure behind the world’s most revolutionary technologies. This comprehensive portfolio of towers, small cells, and fiber gives people and communities access to essential data, technology, and wireless service and opens the door to countless opportunities and possibilities. 

Eaton

Eaton is dedicated to making power safe, efficient and reliable to improve the quality of life and the environment, providing smart lighting solutions to the connected buildings, connected homes and the connected community.

Dell EMC

Dell EMC brings innovation to government organizations of all sizes so they and their citizens can transform and thrive in the digital economy. Becoming a digital organization means transforming operating models, people, and process as well as IT. We uniquely power this digital transformation by delivering best-in-class technology for applications, data, infrastructure and security – from the edge to the core to the cloud. Collectively under the banner of Dell Technologies, Dell, Dell EMC, Pivotal, RSA, SecureWorks, Virtustream, and VMware align to deliver a singular goal: helping governments transform the way they work, so they can transform the lives of the citizens they serve.

KDDI Research

At KDDI Research Inc, we aim to create next-generation technologies that are required in the future society, especially focusing on Smart City in Japan, Asia, and North America, by boldly innovating in every process – from research/analysis to development.

Forescout Technologies

Forescout Technologies is the leader in device visibility and control. Our unified security platform enables enterprises and government agencies to gain complete situational awareness of their extended enterprise environment and orchestrate actions to reduce cyber and operational risk. Forescout products deploy quickly with agentless, real-time discovery and classification of every IP-connected device, as well as continuous posture assessment. As of December 31, 2018, 3,300 customers in over 80 countries rely on Forescout’s infrastructure-agnostic solution to reduce the risk of business disruption from security incidents or breaches, ensure and demonstrate security compliance and increase security operations productivity.

IceMiller

Ice Miller is a full service law firm dedicated to helping our clients stay ahead of a changing world. With over 340 legal professionals in eight offices, we advise clients on all aspects of complex business issues across more than 20 practice areas. Our clients include emerging growth companies, FORTUNE 500 corporations, municipal entities and nonprofits.

Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Their commitment to sustainability dates back to 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. They are committed to helping customers win and creating greater value for all of their stakeholders through strategic focus on  buildings and energy growth platforms.

Intel

Once largely a PC-oriented company, Intel increasingly provides the vital intelligence inside a wide range of devices, from the lowest-power mobile devices to the most powerful supercomputers in the world.

Aero Wireless Group

With a suite of products, services, and innovative solutions, the Aero group will partner with your team to develop leading-edge plans for optimizing macrocell and small cell wireless infrastructure deployments. We are leaders in the advancement of smart pole wireless products with customized smart pole design solutions and installed projects. Our management and technical team members have actively participated and contributed to the advancement of wireless infrastructure solutions and State-of-the-Art products for over 15 years. We are active in the design, construction and policy aspects of the wireless industry associations and working committees focused on the advancement of wireless technologies. 

T-Mobile

As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The Company's advanced nationwide 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences to millions of customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue, Washington, T-Mobile US provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and MetroPCS.

Mueller Water Products, Inc

Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE:MWA) is a leading manufacturer of products and services used in the transmission, distribution and measurement of Water.  Our broad product and service portfolio includes leak detection; pipe condition assessment; metering products and networks; gate, check, and butterfly valves; fire hydrants; control valves,  and other smart water systems. We help water utilities increase operational efficiencies, improve customer service and prioritize capital spending, demonstrating why Mueller Water Products is ‘Where Intelligence Meets Infrastructure®’. For more information about Mueller Water Products, visit www.muellerwaterproducts.com.

Mueller Water Products brands include Mueller®, Jones®, Singer®, Echologics®, Pratt®, Milliken®, Hydro Gate®, Hydro-Guard®, Mi.Net®, and U.S. Pipe Valve and Hydrant. To learn more visit www.muellerwp.com/brands.