Digi International, Etherios and Kerensen Consulting Announce Strategic Alliance Agreement
Partnership to accelerate convergence of Internet of Things and CRM in Europe and Asia
With The Social Machine, companies can seamlessly create actionable business information from machine data. The Social Machine is built on the Salesforce1 Platform and uses Device Cloud by Etherios, a platform-as-
Today, machine-to-machine (M2M) communications and the Internet of Things (IoT) are transforming the way businesses approach CRM. Companies are able to directly connect their products, devices and assets into business operations, unlocking new efficiencies and value. Together, Digi International, Etherios and Kerensen are able to leverage this massive opportunity by offering the best of both worlds: Digi and Etherios’ combined industry-leading end-to-end M2M solutions and Kerensen’s consulting and integration expertise and leading CRM market presence in the Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.
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“The Internet of Things was recently named as the fifth driver of CRM by Gartner. Businesses now must find new ways to meet the needs of customers. Integrating the Internet of Things into existing business processes drives new efficiencies, creates new revenue streams and enables companies to offer an entirely new level of customer service,” said Mike Dannenfeldt, senior vice president of Etherios Solutions. “Etherios sought out a strategic partner to meet the increasing international demand for Internet of Things solutions delivered through The Social Machine and Device Cloud by Etherios. The combination of Etherios’ cutting-edge Internet of Things software and Kerensen’s local presence with Salesforce.com customers in European and Asian markets ensures success in deploying connected product solutions.”
“There’s an incredible opportunity around connecting products to business applications like salesforce.com. Etherios and Digi International are uniquely positioned with their end-to-end M2M solution capabilities and a proven track record of nearly 30 years of success,” said Alain Attias, CEO of Kerensen. “Utilizing our innovation DNA and this expertise of deploying solutions—from the hardware to the application—
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*CCAN: Cloud Computing Acceleration Network
About Digi International
Digi International is the M2M expert, combining products and services as end-to-end solutions to drive business efficiencies. Digi provides the industry’s broadest range of wireless products, a cloud computing platform tailored for devices and development services to help customers get to market fast with wireless devices and applications. Digi’s entire solution set is tailored to allow any device to communicate with any application, anywhere in the world. For more information, visit Digi's website at www.digi.com, or call 877-912-3444.
For more information, visit Digi's Web site at www.digi.com, or call 877-912-3444 (U.S.) or 952-912-3444 (International)
Etherios is a division of Digi International (DGII), a publicly traded company with over 600 employees in locations across North America, Europe and Asia serving a global customer base. Etherios is leading the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution by helping organizations connect products, people and processes. We are uniquely positioned as the only company providing a comprehensive connected solution encompassing advisory, wireless design and CRM services combined with Device Cloud, our award-winning platform-as-
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