The Industrial Internet Consortium7 (IIC), now incorporating OpenFog, and the Wi-SUN Alliance announced they have agreed to work together to advance their shared interests. Under the agreement, the IIC and the Wi-SUN Alliance will work together to align efforts to maximize interoperability, portability, security and privacy for the industrial Internet.
Joint activities between the IIC and the Wi-SUN Alliance will include:
- Realizing and sharing good practices;
- Realizing interoperability by harmonizing architecture and other elements;
- Collaborating on standardization;
- Collaborating on creation and distribution of mutually beneficial marketing work products
The IIC Liaison Working Group is the gateway for formal relationships with standards and open-source organizations, consortia, alliances, certification and testing bodies and government entities/agencies. The agreement with the Wi-SUN Alliance is one of a number of agreements made by the IIC’s Liaison Working Group.