Comarch, a global innovative software house and provider of IT solutions and services for telecommunications, has struck a technology partnership in the field of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) with Nokia.
The companies will work in the domains of connectivity management platforms as well as vertical applications services for key industries, using Comarch’s broad experience in the area of M2M and extensive offering in IoT, The platforms will complement Nokia’s existing IoT ecosystem to help form complete, end-to-end IoT solutions that will be offered to telecom and other industries worldwide.
- We’re keen to bring the cooperation between Comarch and Nokia to the next level. The broad scope of the agreement reflects our vast investment in software and hardware around IoT for various industries such as eHealth, Low Energy Devices and Automotive over the last year, said Mariusz Lasek, Comarch Technologies CEO.
- IoT applications are being rapidly developed all over the world. Nokia has the expertise and innovation strength to set up the necessary ecosystems, as well as possessing the firm belief in open collaboration with partners to build future applications across industries, said Thorsten Robrecht, head of Advanced Mobile Networks Solutions at Nokia.
The Comarch M2M Platform enables mobile operators to provide managed connectivity in multi-national, multi-level and multi-operator environments. The system helps in launching M2M offers for vertical industries: automotive, consumer electronics, FMCG, energy and utilities, finance and banking, healthcare, manufacturing, public services, security, as well as transportation and logistics. The Comarch M2M Platform has been implemented by major European mobile operators, including Telekom Austria Group. The solution is recommended in numerous reports by analyst companies, such as Berg Insight or Gartner, and received the Pipeline Innovation Award for Innovation in Connectivity in 2013.