DataArt Partners with Canonical, Creator of Ubuntu Platform; Will Showcase DeviceHive at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Technology Consulting Firm Joins Select Group of Trusted IoT Innovators

NEW YORK – February 25, 2015DataArt, a technology consulting firm that creates end-to-end solutions, today announced that it was selected by Canonical to join the Ubuntu Core partner system, and will showcase DeviceHive at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, March 2-5, 2015.

DataArt joins a select group of pioneers and leaders across the IoT spectrum, which includes major silicon providers, cloud storage and analytics providers, and OEMs, and will help enterprises integrate DeviceHive, its signature M2M platform for connected devices, in various projects across industries, from home automation to wearable devices.

Canonical’s key partnerships for industrial and enterprise connected devices underscores the growth of “internet things” as a category and the importance of security with fast, automated, reliable updates for the machines that drive networking and industrial infrastructure.

“We are pleased to see Ubuntu moving into the IoT space and making Snappy Core available on embedded devices,” said Artyom Astafurov, head of IoT practice at DataArt. “This will provide a more integrated environment, reducing overall complexity and support costs of the solution. DataArt is happy to support this undertaking by making its IoT platform DeviceHive available for Ubuntu stack and providing IoT technology consulting services.”

In Barcelona, DataArt team will exhibit at Canonical/Ubuntu booth, showcasing how to connect Bluetooth Smart devices and AllJoyn to the cloud, using DeviceHive running on top of Ubuntu Snappy Core for embedded devices.

“Certified and supported Ubuntu platforms set the standard for safety and security in connected devices,” said Maarten Ectors, VP of IoT, Proximity Cloud and Next-Gen Networking at Canonical/Ubuntu. “We’re pleased to have DataArt and DeviceHive among our trusted partners, as their platform is truly innovative and fits our high safety standards.”

About DataArt:

DataArt ( is a technology consulting firm that creates end-to-end solutions, from concept and strategy, to design, implementation and support, helping clients achieve their business goals. Our clients’ business outcome is the true measure of our success and pushes us to find creative solutions to the most difficult problems. Rooted in deep domain knowledge and technology expertise, our offering includes new product design, enterprise system modernization, and managed services. Over the years, DataArt has built a scalable and resilient operation: proprietary R&D, strong financial position, solid infrastructure, and outstanding development teams in the US, UK, Central & Eastern Europe, and Latin America.

Our collective experience spans over a thousand projects for some of the world’s leading brands in the financial services, healthcare, travel & hospitality, media & IoT sectors. Among our long-terms clients are: McGraw-Hill Financial, Coller Capital, BankingUp, Ocado, artnet, Betfair, Skyscanner, Collette Vacations, Booker and Charles River Laboratories.


About DeviceHive:

DeviceHive ( provides a solid foundation and building blocks to create or customize any IoT/M2M solution, bridging the gap between embedded development, cloud platforms, big data and client applications. DeviceHive provides all components necessary to build a secure, scalable, cloud-ready IoT solution.

About Canonical

Canonical is the commercial sponsor of the Ubuntu project and the leading provider of support services for Ubuntu deployments in the enterprise. Ubuntu is a free, open-source platform for client, server and cloud computing. Since its launch in 2004, it has become a natural choice for users of all kinds, from Fortune 500 companies to hardware makers, content providers, software developers and individual technologists.

With developers, support staff and engineering centres all over the world, Canonical is uniquely positioned to help its partners and enterprise customers make the most of Ubuntu. Canonical is a privately held company.

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