Aeris and Mach Networks collaborate on 4G LTE IoT
January 18, 2018
California companies Aeris and Mach Networks are working together to offer 4G LTE IoT connectivity for small and mid-sized businesses and enterprises, Christina Richards (pictured), Aeris vice president, announced this week.
The fully managed bundles available from Aeris and Mach Networks include enterprise-class 4G LTE routers, service plans on Aeris’ global IoT network, and remote monitoring, management and on-going technical support.
“The opportunity to expand our Aeris IoT services platform and help more companies unlock the value of IoT is our goal and Mach Networks is helping us achieve it,” said Richards. “Aeris and Mach Networks now will offer fully-managed 4G LTE IoT connectivity that will help SMBs and national retail establishments, quick-serve restaurants, financial institutions and healthcare providers turn their unconnected products into connected services.”
Aeris offers IoT and M2M services for a number of industries, including connected vehicles, telematics, fixed assets, healthcare, wireless point-of-sale and utilities. Its platform provides in-depth visibility and control of devices, assets or sensors, regardless of time, number of assets or location. With its suite of features built into the platform, it is geared to help companies enhance revenue, create services and business models, and provide them with distinct market differentiation against their competitors.
Mach Networks provides fully managed 4G LTE connectivity for some of the largest landline carriers in the USA. By collaborating with Aeris, Mach Networks will be able to expand its product portfolio to include fully managed primary and backup connectivity for IoT across the globe. It also will enable Aeris’ distribution channel partners to earn monthly recurring commissions selling connectivity for IoT applications, one of the fastest growing segments of the telecommunications industry.
Aeris in partnership with Mach Networks will complement its existing IoT services platform with fully managed connectivity for ATMs and kiosks, branch offices, business continuity, digital signage, industrial automation, point-of-sale, plain old telephone service replacement, SD-WAN, transportation and video surveillance. Additionally, Aeris will be able to offer this functionality in an op-ex models as a fully managed IoT as a service.
“Mach Networks welcomes the opportunity to work with Aeris,” said Don Ochoa (above), CEO of Mach Networks. “The global market for machine-to-machine and internet of things continues to grow at an unprecedented rate, and collaborating with Aeris represents a tremendous growth opportunity for both companies. We look forward to driving new business via Aeris’ global IoT network.”