April 27, 2016
Ericsson this week announced the IoT Accelerator at the Hannover Messe industrial technology trade fair in Germany.
The offering, according to the company, combines horizontal, IoT platforms with Ericsson’s services and a marketplace where customers from sectors such as public safety, utilities, transport and smart cities can connect with partners and monetize their offerings. IoT Accelerator will be offered as a service to enable customers to overcome the barriers of cost and complexity and rapidly develop and deploy new IoT solutions.
The IoT platforms’ capabilities include data management, billing, device management, connectivity services and analytics. Planned expansion modules include a self-service portal, developer environment and software development kit.
IoT Accelerator will leverage the Ericsson Cloud System to support hybrid cloud deployments and meet data sovereignty and security requirements. The company said that all main connectivity standards are supported.
The offering will also leverage Ericsson’s portfolio of services, including everything from initial setup services to business consulting, application development and maintenance, systems integration and industry transformation services.
The firm said IoT Accelerator will be available at the end of the third quarter.