From the Wires
Asavie and Firmwave Partner to Deliver Unparalleled Secure Connectivity for IoT Sensor Networks
By: Business Wire
May. 11, 2016 06:30 AM
Asavie, the provider of next-generation enterprise mobility management and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity solutions announced today at the Internet of Things World its interoperability with the Firmwave® Edge IoT sensor platform, the first low-power, wireless sensor network platform. With the integration between Asavie and Firmwave, organizations can for the first time, access a secure and scalable data delivery channel from edge IoT sensors and IoT gateways across multiple networks including Zigbee®, Thread, RFID, NFC, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, LoRa®, SIGFOX™ and Cellular.
Combining the power of Asavie PassBridge™, an IoT Connectivity management platform, with Firmwave® Edge for IoT data collection, organizations can accelerate data collection from multiple sensor types across various environments and quickly scale their industrial IoT projects across a secure network.
Based on Intel® Quark™ microcontrollers – Firmwave® Edge combines local sensor connectivity with the edge processing capabilities that are essential for so-called ‘fog computing’ – the ability for smart decisions to be taken locally at the edge. Connected to the cloud via Asavie PassBridge™, Industrial IoT (IIoT) customers now have an end-to-end infrastructure on which to run their IoT application layer.
Ralph Shaw, CEO at Asavie, said, “Enterprises rolling out IoT projects are challenged by the myriad of sensor and network communication protocols and standards they encounter. Today Asavie and Firmwave are able to address these issues by aggregating the communications from the diverse sensor types and connectivity networks across the Asavie PassBridge™ platform. Enterprises benefit from having a seamless end-to-end connectivity experience, enabling them to capture and securely manage the vast amounts of data transacted between their IoT devices.”
Fintan McGovern, Firmwave CEO said, “We are proud to partner with Asavie, a leading global connectivity platform provider. Our Firmwave® Edge customers can now benefit from our combined strengths, safe in the knowledge that their IoT projects can scale in a protected manner. We allow enterprises to accelerate the time to market of their projects and focus on data, information and valuable business insights rather than worrying about the data collection and security.”
Asavie will be running demonstrations on Stand 421 at IoT World, Santa Clara
Keith O’Byrne, Head of Solutions with Asavie speaks on Meeting of Minds – how Carriers and Enterprise IoT can work more effectively together at 2.20pm, May 11 in the Carrier Focus Track.
Asavie makes connectivity simple. The Asavie PassBridge™ cloud-hosted platform delivers Enterprise Mobility Management and Internet of Things services to manage and secure connectivity across diverse networks, at scale. In partnership with over 20 leading mobile operators including AT&T, EE, Telefonica & Three, Asavie enables over 20,000 end-user enterprises large and small to scale their smart, connected projects resulting in increased cost savings and rapid delivery of new services to market.
Firmwave® is an innovative product and solution design company that specialise in designing ultralow power hardware and firmware for IoT and wearable devices. Firmwave® have decades of experience in designing and delivering smart connected sensor products and have a successful track record in delivering commercial and industrial grade IoT hardware and firmware to customers in healthcare, smart home and smart office markets.
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