APT and Cisco Jasper team up for IoT services in Taiwan

Asia Pacific Telecom launches Cisco Jasper’s Control Center IoT management platform enabling businesses to exploit Internet of Things solutions

APT and Cisco Jasper team up for IoT services in Taiwan

Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) has launched the Cisco Jasper IoT connectivity management platform – Control Center – in Taiwan to enable business to capitalise on Internet of Things solutions to meet the changing needs and expectations of their customers.

“Effective connectivity management is critical for IoT success, which is why we have partnered with the industry’s leading IoT platform provider,” said Li Yijen, head of new business development at Asia Pacific Telecom. “Together with Cisco Jasper, we are enabling our customers to easily commercialise new IoT services while dramatically reducing time-to-market.”

Cisco Jasper Control Center is the automated connectivity management platform that makes it possible to launch, manage and monetise IoT services anytime, anywhere. With Control Center, businesses ensure that their connected services run reliably, securely and at the lowest possible cost.

The Control Center IoT platform is being used by more than 7,000 businesses worldwide today, enabling them to:

• Rapidly scale and generate new revenue streams to drive profitability
• Streamline operations and eliminate unpredictable spend
• Deliver exceptional customer experiences.

“Together with Asia Pacific Telecom, we can enable any company across any industry to transform their businesses with IoT, and accelerate their success with new connected services and business models,” said Hong Lu, managing director, APJ & Greater China at Cisco Jasper.

“Achieving meaningful business results with IoT is only possible with managed connectivity, and with Asia Pacific Telecom and Control Center, companies throughout Taiwan will have the tools they need to capitalize on the IoT opportunity.”

Asia Pacific Telecom said it is seeing particularly strong demand for IoT in the following industries:

• Transportation & Logistics – transportation and logistics companies leverage IoT to increase productivity and profitability with 24/7 visibility, automated control, and remote diagnostics.
• Retail – retailers are capitalising on IoT to offer new services, enhance their customer experiences and more quickly enter new markets.
• Connected Car – vehicle manufacturers are utilising IoT to deliver new revenue-generating services that can enhance the driver’s experience throughout the life of the vehicle.
• Building Security & Automation – security and automation providers utilise IoT to accelerate installs and increase service reliability, automate monitoring for rapid response times, and reduce costly truck rolls with remote diagnostics.
• Smart Cities – cities are embracing the power of IoT to make urban life safer and more convenient with Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), connected parking solutions, smart utilities, and more.

Cisco Jasper said that for global companies looking to expand their IoT services into Taiwan, they can easily do so with Control Center as it partners with 33 global mobile operator groups, which represent more than 120 mobile operator networks worldwide. So, when businesses are ready to scale their IoT services to additional countries, they can quickly do so.


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