Etisalat awards Oberthur Technologies with IoT application enablement platform powered by Cumulocity
Oberthur Technologies, a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space, and Etisalat Group, the UAE-based leading global Telecommunications service provider, add a new dimension to their collaboration with their strategic partnership to offer the region’s first M2M and IoT services across Middle East, Asia and Africa. Relying on OT’s M-Sense solution, Etisalat affiliates will extend their Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet-of-Things (IoT) service offering beyond just connectivity, enabling their Enterprise customers to fully benefit from the growing M2M and IoT market.
"I am very pleased with the selection of Oberthur's IoT application enablement platform M-Sense by Etisalat group. As a next step enhancing Etisalat regional IoT eco-system is gong to be key for adding value to their customers. We will work together with Cumulocity to engage with system integrators, device manufacturers and application developers during the next months. Cumulocity's IoT enablement platform is designed to facilitate an open eco-system with free and immediate access to test accounts, open developer documentation and tools. It is therefore the perfect platform to build a strong regional eco-system for Etisalat group" said Marek Juda, Managing Director of the Solutions Business Unit at Oberthur Technologies.
"The strategic co-operation between Oberthur Technologies and Etisalat Group is providing a giant step towards true cloud based IoT platform deployments and its impact is going to influence many operators world wide" says Bernd Gross, CEO of Cumulocity. "Software-as-a-Service offering which is easy to sell for mobile operators and extensible to real end-customer needs is the only way to scale to 100s of millions of IoT cloud subscriptions". We are very pleased that our strategic partner Oberthur Technologies won this important contract".
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About Etisalat group
Etisalat, the leading emerging markets telecom group, is headquartered in Abu Dhabi. Since its inception almost four decades ago, Etisalat has been introducing innovative connectivity solutions for its customers across the Middle East, Asia and Africa. These cutting-edge solutions have given Etisalat the ability to expand its subscriber base to more than 173 million in the 19 international markets it operates in. Etisalat’s market cap is 96.8 billion AED, equaling 26.4 billion USD.
About Oberthur Technologies
OT is a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space. OT has always been at the heart of mobility, from the first smart cards to the latest contactless payment technologies which equip millions of smartphones. Present in the Payment, Telecommunications and Identity markets, OT offers end-to-end solutions in the Smart Transactions, Mobile Financial Services, Machine-to-Machine, Digital Identity and Transport & Access Control fields. OT employs over 6 400 employees worldwide, including 700 R&D people. With more than 50 sales offices across 5 continents and 1 manufacturing hub by region, OT’s international network serves clients in 140 countries. For more information: www.oberthur.com
Cumulocity is the global leading provider of ‘Internet-of-Things’ (IoT) software and solutions since 2010. Our origins as part of Nokia Siemens Networks, the world's mobile broadband specialist, gives us the experience of managing networks of millions of devices in a reliable, rapidly scalable and flexible manner. Cumulocity Software-as-a-Service offerings fundamentally reduce complexity and makes ‘Internet-of-Things’ technology affordable to everyone. Cumulocity has set new industry standards and received innovation awards. Our open, application centric and free to try offering includes our comprehensive developer environment, IoT specific device management and applications in key verticals including retail, industrial Internet, energy and discrete manufacturing markets. www.cumulocity.com
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