IBM is a global technology and innovation company headquartered in Armonk, NY. It is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 400,000 employees serving clients in 170 countries. IBM creates value for clients through integrated solutions, an industry leading portfolio of consulting and IT implementation services, cloud and cognitive offerings, such as Watson, and enterprise systems and software; all bolstered by one of the world’s leading research organizations. As part of a Cognitive strategy, organizations can transform their industry and professions with data. IBM Analytics enables anyone to engage with data to answer the toughest business questions, uncover patterns and pursue breakthrough idea.
Infineon Technologies AG is a world leader in semiconductor solutions that make life easier, safer and greener. Microelectronics from Infineon is the key to a better future. In the 2016 fiscal year (ending September 30), the company reported sales of about Euro 6.5 billion with more than 36,000 employees worldwide. Infineon is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: IFX) and in the USA on the over-the-counter market OTCQX International Premier (ticker symbol: IFNNY).
As a software-as-a-service company GreenCom Networks offers a white label Energy IoT Platform to utilities, energy service companies and energy-relevant device manufacturers. With its platform GreenCom Networks enables customers to launch disruptive digital business models while leveraging the increasing share of distributed energy assets and end consumers’ demand for innovative services like energy flatrates, energy communities or peer-to-peer energy.
EnQS is a spin-off of the FZI Research Center for Information Technology in Karlsruhe. The EnQS team supports its customers with long-term experience in applied energy research. The focus is on providing software and services for the selection, integration, and validation of communication and (decentralized) energy management solutions. EnQS services include the development of prototypes as well as the evaluation of individual components and complete energy management solutions.