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Kx Systems

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Kx Systems was founded in Palo Alto, California in 1993. The company is now a subsidiary of First Derivatives Inc. plc, which is based in Northern Ireland and is publicly listed on the AIM market. Over 20 years old, it employs over 1,500 people worldwide and has operations in London, New York, Stockholm, Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Sydney, Toronto, Philadelphia, Dublin, Belfast, Zurich and Palo Alto.

In capital markets, where Kx originally focused, it used both direct marketing and channels. It has partners around the world that provide product sales, training and installation as well as first line support. In addition to these companies the company also has OEM partners. However, for Internet of Things (IoT) applications Kx primarily goes to market directly. It initially achieved success within the smart energy and utility sectors but has since added customers for sensor data in manufacturing, Formula 1 racing, telecommunications, cybersecurity and the aerospace sector. Going forward, the company is focusing on the development of vertical applications within these sectors.

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Company Info

Headquarters: 3 Canal Quay, Newry, BT35 6BP, N. Ireland
Telephone: +44 (0)28 3025 2242

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