Cisco Jasper partners DNA to deploy IoT connectivity services
17 April 2018 | Natalie Bannerman
DNA and Cisco Jasper have partnered together to introduce a new connectivity IoT service that will create global IoT ecosystem opportunities for Finnish companies.
Using the service DNA customers will be able to develop and expand their IoT service businesses across both national and international markets.
“We want to accelerate the development of Finnish IoT innovations by launching a versatile, cloud-based and continuously developing ecosystem for automatic connectivity management by a global market leader. Together with Cisco Jasper, we are able to provide our customers with optimal capabilities for the development of IoT solutions and their efficient scalability for Finnish and international markets,” said Esa Kinnunen, director of IoT sales and solutions at DNA.
The new offering pairs together DNA’s extensive mobile network with Cisco Jasper Control Center, the global IoT connectivity management platform, enabling companies in Finland can the ability to launch, manage and monetise its IoT services worldwide.
Enterprise customers of DNA are set to benefit from Cisco’s Control Center, which not only provides near real-time visibility and control of IoT services in the region, but it also has the global scale needed to easily expand those services worldwide.
To date Cisco’s IoT platform is used by over 55 service providers worldwide, in addition to its thousands of automated commands enabled by the platform are used by more than 550 mobile networks globally to manage IoT devices.
“This collaboration will empower innovative enterprises throughout Finland to launch connected services that enhance their customers’ experiences and generate new revenue, and to scale those services globally,” added Kalle Ward, managing director, EMEAR at Cisco IoT. “In addition, global businesses looking to expand their IoT services into Finland can do so leveraging DNA’s world class mobile network and our Control Center IoT connectivity management platform.”
DNA recently joined the IoT World Alliance as the only Finnish operator in the global network. A member of the Alliance DNA customers are able to enjoy the benefits of the network in a centralised way.