Comarch, the telecommunications software company, has established a machine to machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) technology partnership 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 experience in the area of M2M and its extensive IoT offering.
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.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 such as automotive, consumer electronics, FMCG, energy and utilities, finance and banking, healthcare, manufacturing, public services, security, and transportation and logistics. The Comarch M2M Platform has been implemented by major European mobile operators, including the Telekom Austria Group.
“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 e-health, low energy devices and automotive over the last year,” said Mariusz Lasek, CEO, Comarch Technologies.
“IoT applications are being rapidly developed all over the world. Nokia has the expertise and innovation strength to set up the necessary ecosystems, and believes firmly in open collaboration with partners to build future applications across industries,” said Thorsten Robrecht, head of Advanced Mobile Networks Solutions at Nokia.