Reliance group’s Unlimit and Cumulocity enter a strategic partnership to deliver IoT solutions and services in India
Unlimit, powered by India’s Reliance Group, the first dedicated IoT business unit of any telecom operator in India, and Cumulocity, the leading Internet of Things (IoT) software platform provider, today announced a strategic partnership to deliver IoT solutions in India.
Barcelona, Spain – at the Mobile World Congress 2017
The partnership extends Unlimit’s connectivity offering with Cumulocity’s advanced IoT application enablement platform. The combined offering enables Unlimit’s customers to benefit from rapid machine, sensor and device integration; data collection and normalization; and real-time analytics for condition monitoring. It further offers predictive maintenance and supply chain automation; comprehensive device management and remote control; vertical application configurable real-time dashboards; and fast and affordable enterprise IT integration.
“With the number of connected devices in India projected to rise from 200 million today to 3 billion by 2020, nearly every part of the economy will be positively impacted by IoT. We are delighted to partner with Cumulocity to unlock the full potential of IoT for our customers and make the benefits of IoT virtually UNLIMITed,” Mr Juergen Hase, Chief Executive Officer of Unlimit
The Indian market has the perfect eco-system to fully exploit the benefits of the Internet of Things with the necessity to manage extremely high usage public and commercial services for many diverse consumers and enterprises at the lowest cost. Recent analyst reports predict that IoT in India will grow at a CAGR of 28% over the next 5 years, which may result in technological leapfrogging of more established economies. Early benefits are already anticipated in many sectors such as transport, wellness, healthcare, buildings, home, factories, agriculture, livestock, electric grids and water supply networks.
“In Unlimit and the Reliance Group, we have found very strong strategic partners to exploit substantial opportunities for IoT in the Indian market. The combination of Reliance Group’s vast vertical market expertise, Unlimit’s innovate business approaches and Cumulocity’s world-leading IoT software platform allows the fast-evolving Indian market to step up to rapidly build, secure and deploy state-of-the-art IoT solutions in an extremely cost efficient way,” Mr Bernd Gross, Chief Executive Officer of Cumulocity
About Reliance Group
Reliance Group is among India's top private sector business houses serving over 250 million customers across the telecommunications, power, financial services, infrastructure, media and entertainment and healthcare sectors. Founded by the late Shri DhirubhaiAmbani (1932-2002), the Reliance Group positively influences the lives of one in every 5 aspiring Indians across more than 25,000 cities and towns and 400,000 villages.
The Reliance Group strongly believes it has a pivotal role to play in shaping the destiny of our great nation. Through its various consumer-facing businesses, the Group provides a robust platform to every Indian to realize his/ her potential through its state-of-the-art products and services. The Group enjoys the unparalleled trust, faith and confidence of its customers, and is one of the largest employers in the country with a young, highly-trained and motivated workforce, with an average age of 35 years.
Set up by Reliance Group, Unlimit is the only dedicated IoT business unit in India, focused solely on IoT solutions for the enterprise. Unlimit enables both Indian and foreign companies to grow their IoT business by getting to market faster and scaling quickly with high service reliability at low ownership costs.