M2M player Sierra Wireless has teamed up with India’s Tech Mahindra to provide what they claim will be a fully managed service for M2M customers in the energy, transportation, industrial and healthcare sectors.
The partnership will make use of Sierra’s (Richmond, Canada) device-to-cloud offerings as well as Tech Mahindra’s system integration and application development expertise.
“Our collaboration with Tech Mahindra (Bangalore, India) leverages our complementary offerings and skill sets to deliver complete M2M solutions that can be deployed within existing IT infrastructures, and extend to new web and mobile applications” said Jason Krause, senior vice president of corporate development and marketing for Sierra Wireless. “Customers can rely on our partnership to develop, deploy and support a complete M2M solution on any of the world’s mobile networks.”
The collaboration will see Sierra Wireless provide prospective joint customers with embedded wireless modules or gateways and modems, along with enterprise platform and device management capability, while Tech Mahindra provides consulting and systems integration expertise.
“Tech Mahindra’s global telecommunication partnerships, advanced analytics, and renowned system integration capabilities allow us to rapidly prototype, collaboratively develop, and launch fully integrated M2M solutions on a fully managed or hosted basis” said Raju Waldalkar, the chief technology officer of telecoms for Tech Mahindra. “Sierra Wireless is a leader in M2M and our agreement to work together ensures both companies will maintain and grow their respective market leadership as we meet the demands of a rapidly evolving connected world.”