ATLANTA, Feb. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Numerex Corp (Nasdaq:NMRX), a leading provider of on-demand and interactive machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions enabling the internet-of-things (IoT), announced today that it has received a 2015 M2M Evolution Battle of the Platforms "Best Overall Platform" Award from TMC and Crossfire Media. On January 27, 2015, Numerex and other platform providers showcased their platforms at the M2M Evolution Conference & Expo to a live audience that included an independent judging panel. The event is an exciting opportunity to hear and to see cutting edge platform solutions from companies poised to help manage and deliver M2M solutions.

Numerex uses a cloud-based, scalable, horizontal service platform to deliver IoT solutions across a broad spectrum of vertical markets. Numerex's platform accelerates the deployment of fully integrated solutions consisting of device, network, and application. The Company's solutions allow its customers access to intelligent, actionable data that can either produce new revenue streams and/or reduce operating costs, effectively improving operating margins.

"This award validates, as best-in-class, the Numerex platform which was built to streamline delivery of our M2M solutions for customers seeking to monitor, optimize, secure, and track their assets globally. This breadth of capability and scale underpins the versatility of the Numerex platform," said Jeffrey Smith, Chief Innovation and Technology Officer at Numerex. We are honored to be recognized among our M2M peers with the "Best Overall Platform Award." 

"On behalf of Crossfire Media, TMC and M2M Evolution, I am excited to announce Numerex as a 2015 Battle of the Platforms Winner," said Carl Ford, CEO, Crossfire Media, executive director of content, M2M Evolution. "Platforms like theirs are driving machine-to-machine advancements that are transforming what is possible in the Internet of Things. Numerex truly deserves this award and I look forward to more innovative solutions from them in the future."

The Battle of the Platforms winners will be featured in an upcoming issue of M2M Evolution magazine as well as in the M2M eNewsletter and website.

About Numerex

Numerex Corp. (Nasdaq:NMRX) is a leading provider of interactive and on-demand machine-to-machine (M2M) enterprise solutions enabling the Internet of Things (IoT). The Company's solutions produce new revenue streams or create operating efficiencies for its customers. Numerex provides its technology and services through its integrated M2M horizontal platforms, which are generally sold on a subscription basis. The Company offers Numerex DNA® solutions including smart Devices, Network connectivity and services, and software Applications capable of addressing the needs of a wide spectrum of vertical markets and industrial customers. The Company also provides pre-engineered, pre-configured solutions designed to accelerate deployment and business services to enable the development of efficient, reliable, and secure solutions. Numerex is ISO 27001 information security-certified, highlighting the Company's focus on M2M data security, service reliability and around-the-clock support of its customers' M2M solutions. For additional information, please visit

About Crossfire Media

Crossfire Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. We service communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars and newsletters. Crossfire Media has a partnership with Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) to produce events and websites related to disruptive technologies. Crossfire Media is a division of Crossfire Consulting, a full service Information Technology company based in New York.

About TMC

TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, M2M Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Cloud4SMB Expo; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; LatinComm Conference and Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Mobile Payment Conference; Software Telco Congress; Super Wi-Fi Summit - The Global Spectrum Sharing and TV White Space Event; SIP Trunking, Unified Communications &WebRTC Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo III; Fitness and Sports Wearable Technology (FAST) Expo II, WebRTC Conference & Expo IV; and more. Visit TMC Events for additional information.

Statements contained in this press release concerning Numerex that are not historical fact are "forward-looking" statements and involve important risks and uncertainties. Such risks and uncertainties, which are detailed in Numerex's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, could cause Numerex's results to differ materially from current expectations as expressed in this press release. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release, and Numerex assumes no duty to update forward-looking statements.

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Numerex IR Contact:
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Media Contact:
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