Smart Grid and eHealth Industry Awards for BaseN at TMF Digital Disruption 2013

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Both Catalysts BaseN showcased at past week’s TM Forum’s Digital Disruption 2013 in San Jose, California together with high-level partners were awarded by TM Forum for their excellence in driving innovation and industry standards forward. Catalysts are TMF projects jointly coordinated by groups of selected service providers and vendors for a period of three to six months with the goal to find innovative solutions for current industry-critical challenges.

The Smart Grid Catalyst, lead by BaseN and including partners Hydro-Quebec, Cisco Systems, Infonova, TOA Technologies, Ericsson, Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and Integrated Architectures, was awarded as the Most Innovative Catalyst. The Catalyst demonstrated Big Data processing in large-scale Smart Grid networks.

The eHealth Catalyst won the award for Most Significant Contribution to Frameworx based on the achievement in overcoming interoperability challenges to improve patient care. For this Catalyst BaseN performed real-time data collection of blood pressure, blood sugar and temperature data from volunteers attending the conference. Based on the collected data, the other Catalyst participants, including China Unicom, Orange, Cisco Systems, Detecon International, Ericsson, ISPM, TOA Technologies, the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), MedPal, and Open mHealth, demonstrated how this and other kinds of health data could be integrated to their new eHealth service offerings and the entire eHealth value chain. 

“We are extremely happy about the recognition both our Catalyst projects received from TMF and how they contributed to shaping the Smart Grid and eHealth space”, says Anders Viden, VP of Product Management at BaseN. “By showing real set-ups and integrating them to services provided by our Catalyst partners, we were able to show very likely scenarios for where those industries are heading now. We are looking forward to continue building up on the Catalysts for the next TMF event.” 

Another highlight of the conference was the very well attended Internet of Things panel that also had Anders Viden as one of the speakers. 

About TM Forum

With over 900 member companies, TM Forum is the largest global trade association focused on bringing together the digital ecosystem, including communication service providers, digital service providers and enterprises, with the goal of enabling an open digital world. The Forum delivers a wealth of knowledge and practical tools, including unique research, best practices and standards. Our members collaborate to rapidly solve business issues in critical areas, such as business process optimization, big data analytics, cloud management, customer experience management and security.

The Forum has four key roles to Inform, Innovate, Accelerate and Optimize, and provides a neutral and open platform for collaboration between service providers, enterprises and their suppliers to overcome the barriers to an open digital economy. For more information about TM Forum, visit

About BaseN

BaseN is an international platform provider, headquartered in Finland and operating around the globe, dedicated to large scale infrastructure monitoring and management. Founded in 2001, BaseN has developed a comprehensive suite of network data collection and reporting services which are in use by Enterprises, Operators and Energy Companies around the world. 

BaseN’s industrial-strength Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) suite sets the standard for the measurement, monitoring, storage, analysis, display and reporting of information in public and private infrastructures. The BaseN Platform, powered by advanced grid computing technologies, provides customers of all sizes with an extraordinarily reliable and cost-effective operating environment capable of handling enormous amounts of data in real-time. The BaseN Platform is the most scalable, resilient and reliable architecture on the market.

For additional information, please contact:

Anders Viden, VP of Product Management, BaseN Corporation

anders.viden(at), tel. +1-650-714-2291

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