Eurotech and Arkessa Partner for Global IoT Solutions
27 August 2015 – Arkessa, a leading provider of global Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) managed services, today announced a partnership with Eurotech, a leading provider of smart devices and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) technologies for Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
Arkessa and Eurotech are technology leaders in their respective domains. Andrew Orrock, CEO, Arkessa (above) commented, "Eurotech share our passion to make it easy for customers to deliver IoT solutions. This landmark agreement allows both Eurotech and Arkessa to significantly extend our abilities and offer customers the most complete M2M and IoT solutions by combining and integrating core elements of our respective offerings.”
This partnership will allow Eurotech to add managed connectivity services to its devices and M2M gateways via Arkessa’s multi-network cellular and satellite service which covers all regions of the world. Arkessa’s connectivity solutions can be used across a range of Eurotech hardware offerings. This powerful combination enables Eurotech to extend its differentiated end-to-end approach to include M2M global connectivity.
Similarly, Arkessa can leverage Eurotech's expertise across a broad range of technologies including devices and embedded application management.
The integration between Eurotech's Everyware Cloud, Eurotech’s Data & Device Management Platform, and Arkessa’s Connectivity Management Platform gives customers a single point of management for their connected assets, simplifying the implementation of IoT projects to an exceptional level.
The areas in which this partnership will add the highest value have been identified as those which incorporate solid and secure device and data management alongside business-critical connectivity.
Robert Andres, CMO, Eurotech (left) said of the partnership, “This will enable our Customers to further reduce the complexity of their M2M/IoT projects, increasing efficiency whilst satisfying both business targets and legislative requirements. We are more and more becoming the one stop shop for Industrial IoT solutions.”
Arkessa is a leading M2M (Machine to Machine) and IoT (Internet of Things) managed services provider with offices in Bishop's Stortford, UK and Bochum, Germany. Arkessa Delivers global connectivity services and solutions through unrivalled multi-network connectivity in all regions of the World and true pole-to-pole coverage.
Arkessa enables organisations of all sizes to monitor, manage and control remote devices through M2M & IoT technology to enable business to derive valuable information and intelligence from both new and existing IoT devices.
Eurotech (ETH:IM) is a global company that designs, creates and delivers full Internet of Things solutions, including services, software and hardware to leading systems integrators and enterprises large and small. With Eurotech solutions in place, clients have access to the latest open source and standardised software stacks, flexible and rugged multi-service gateways and sophisticated sensors to bring actionable data from the field into business operations.
Working with world-class ecosystem partners, Eurotech delivers on the promise of the Internet of Things either from end to end, or with best-in-class building blocks, including device and data management, a connectivity and communication platform, intelligent edge devices and smart objects, following business models that fit today’s business world.
Eurotech Announces Distribution Agreement with IPC2U
2 July 2015 – Eurotech, leading supplier of embedded technologies, products and IoT / M2M systems, signed a comprehensive distribution agreement with IPC2U GmbH, one of Germany's leading supplier of industrial computers.
IPC2U is responding to the increasing demand of partners, systems integrators and enterprise customers for rugged industrial communication solutions made in Europe. The new distribution agreement marks an important milestone concerning Eurotech’s aim to generate higher revenues through business partners and provides IPC2U the opportunity to enhance the portfolio of offerings to wider basis.
IPC2U headquartered in Hannover-Langenhagen sells under the new partnership from now on the product portfolio of Eurotech, focusing on M2M Devices and Platforms, as well as embedded boards and systems.
Paolo Bubisutti, Sales Manager Eurotech SEMEA, commented: "We have been working for a long time on a global scale with successful distributors already established on the market. It was therefore a logical choice to setup this partnership with a leading distribution company in Europe as IPC2U, spanning from Germany to Austria, Switzerland and Eastern Europe. They can now take advantage of our comprehensive service portfolio and proven expertise in the implementation of IT projects, and we can leverage on the strengths of a distributor like IPC2U to increase our business in Europe".
Arthur Barash, Director of IPC2U, explains: "The demand for rugged M2M solutions increases continuously and on a broad front. The distribution agreement with one of the market leaders in this field is therefore an important step for us. We thus also correspond to a frequently expressed wish of our customers. You will discover entirely new possibilities through our cooperation with Eurotech. Regardless of whether their focus is on automation in production, communication between field and cloud or in the service sector Customized Engineering".
Eurotech (ETH:IM) is a global company that combines hardware, software and application expertise to deliver embedded computing platforms and M2M integration platforms to leading OEMs, system integrators and enterprise customers for successful and efficient deployment of their products and services. Drawing on concepts of minimalist computing, Eurotech lowers power draw, minimizes physical size and reduces coding complexity to bring embedded sub-systems, ready-to-use devices and M2M integration platforms to market, specializing in transportation, logistics, security & surveillance, industrial and medical segments. Eurotech creates integrated solutions that simplify data capture, processing and transfer over unified communications networks. Our customers and partners rely on us to simplify their access to cutting-edge digital technologies, so they can focus on their core competencies. Learn more about Eurotech at www.eurotech.com.
The IPC2U Group is an international supplier and manufacturer of industrial computer systems with over 20 year experience and is represented with offices and qualified partners and distributors in over 14 countries in the EMEA region. IPC2U product portfolio includes classic 19 "computer systems and components of modern compact Computer till Panel PC's display solutions and digital signage devices. Industrial network devices such as rugged network switches and gateways as well as controllers for typical industrial control applications with as CAN and MOD-bus connections are also available.