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Asavie Partners with EMC IoT Innovation Testbed; Joins Industrial Internet Consortium
[February 22, 2016]

Asavie Partners with EMC IoT Innovation Testbed; Joins Industrial Internet Consortium

Mobile World Congress (News - Alert) - Asavie, the provider of next generation enterprise mobility management and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity solutions, announced today that its Asavie PassBridge™ IoT Connectivity Platform, underpins the INFINITE IoT innovation platform testbed led by EMC and Vodafone (News - Alert) Ireland. Asavie PassBridge™ delivers the underlying connectivity platform for the INFINITE testbed enabling companies to road-test their machine-to-machine (M2M) and IoT projects across mobile cellular networks prior to scaling into production.

Established by EMC (News - Alert), in partnership with Vodafone, the INFINITE testbed plays a key role in enabling innovation, insights and business opportunities for Industrial IoT developments across a wide range of industries in Europe. Asavie also announced they are now a member of the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), the organization that catalyzes and coordinates the priorities of enabling technologies of the Industrial Internet. INFINITE is the first large-scale IIC-approved industrial IoT innovation platform in Europe.

Asavie PassBridge™ is an IoT platform that aggregates connectivity from devices across multiple dierse networks into one single network, managing and securing the data as it flows across this network to companies' internal systems. With Asavie PassBridge™ enterprises can deploy and scale their M2M projects by securely managing their connection to the internet, as well as interconnecting these devices to capture useful insights and ultimately build valuable IoT solutions.

Welcoming Asavie's role, Mr. Donagh Buckley, CTO Ireland CoE & Director Research Europe, EMC said, "Asavie is fulfilling an important role in the industrial IoT community through their involvement with INFINITE. INFINITE is proving to be a valuable Industrial Internet testbed for a growing number of industries including Smart Cities and healthcare. As the need for more dynamic systems continues to grow, organizations are utilizing mobile networks to connect to virtual systems. Asavie PassBridge™ technology enables companies prove the viability of doing all this in a secure and scalable manner."

Speaking at the announcement, Ralph Shaw, CEO, Asavie, said, "we look forward to contributing to the advancement of innovation around the IoT through our involvement with both INFINITE and the Industrial Internet Consortium. By partnering with INFINITE we are able to demonstrate to both large and small companies the potential of the IoT to generate increased cost efficiencies in their existing business processes, as well as driving new revenues and business channels."

Dr. Richard Soley, Executive Director of the Industrial Internet Consortium, welcoming Asavie's announcement said, "We welcome Asavie as an innovative new member to the Industrial internet Consortium. Their involvement with INFINITE is a great example of how an IoT connectivity platform represents a critical element of the infrastructure necessary to enable reliable and trustworthy solutions for the hyper-connected industries, characteristic of the industrial Internet of Things.

About Asavie

Asavie makes connectivity simple. Our mobility management and Internet of Things solutions manage, scale and secure connectivity across diverse networks. The award winning, on-demand, Asavie PassBridge™ platform enables mobile operators, OEM vendors and managed service providers to rapidly launch, scale and secure end-user enterprise mobility and Internet of Things projects. Global market leaders including AT&T, Cradlepoint, Telenor, Telefonica O2 (News - Alert) and Vodafone choose Asavie to fast track their smart connected projects. Asavie, is a recent winner of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2015 and the Deloitte Fast 50 New Technology Innovation Award from Google (News - Alert).


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