Asavie and azeti Partner to Offer Secure Connectivity and Remote Asset Management for the Industrial IoT

Asavie, the provider of next-generation enterprise mobility management and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity solutions today at Intel Developer Forum 2016 in San Francisco announced its collaboration with azeti Networks AG, a global provider of remote asset management software serving the industrial IoT market. The power of Asavie PassBridge™ to provide a seamless connectivity experience for IoT devices across heterogeneous networks combined with azeti Networks AG’s, ability to manage and monitor remote technical equipment in real time benefits our mutual customers. The collaboration delivers accelerated data collection from multiple sensor types in different physical environments and the ability to quickly scale industrial IoT projects across a secure network.

Both Asavie and azeti focus on enabling enterprises in sectors including telecoms, oil, and gas, manufacturing, retail, and healthcare to grow and scale their industrial IoT projects. By combining the Asavie PassBridge™ secure connectivity features with azeti’s remote asset management capabilities, the collaboration offers enterprises heightened control capabilities, improved predictive information and increased security of valuable assets.

“To compete in today’s IoT- driven economy, connectivity and the ability to securely manage assets is of paramount importance,” said Lars Jerkland, VP OEM Channels at Asavie. “Both Asavie and azeti solutions deliver on that need today. This partnership enables us to combine the Asavie PassBridge™, secure network connectivity platform with azeti’s expertise in remote asset management enabling our customers to innovate and harness the best in IoT technologies, while efficiently managing assets and maintaining operations’ continuity.”

Andrea Mantovani, Senior Director of Partner Sales with azeti said, “Asavie shares our vision of providing the best IoT services to markets that require secure and seamless connectivity with real-time data for monitoring and managing remote operational technology.”

“By offering Asavie PassBridge’s IoT connectivity management with azeti’s Remote Asset Management software, this partnership benefits our customers seeking to expand their IoT strategies, while maximizing operational efficiencies in a controlled fashion,” concluded Mantovani.

In addition to partnering with Asavie, azeti is an associate partner with Cisco and Dell. Its software enables IoT gateways to collect and process data from sensors and machinery at remote sites.

Asavie is exhibiting in the IoT Community at the IDF16 Event at the Moscone Center.

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Fast Lane now offers their IoT Managed Enablement™ globally for azeti Networks AG Customers and Partners.

Fast Lane and azeti: Rapid IOT adoption through a powerful package of solutions, services and education.

Fast Lane and azeti have formed a powerful partnership focused on bringing the power of IoT into traditional IT organizations. IT vendors and system integrators traditionally focus on infrastructure solutions for their customers, but with disruptors like cloud, mobility, analytics and social media, it is time for these companies to find new ways into relevance with their customers. IoT offers that potential, but it can require that a vendor / integrator take substantial risks in order to build out the appropriate competencies and offerings. azeti and Fast Lane reduce that risk dramatically.

azeti Networks is a global provider of IoT technology to a variety of verticals including telecommunications, oil and gas, manufacturing, finance and healthcare. azeti’s solution works in multiple IoT vendor solution stacks and helps businesses manage and monitor their complex infrastructures, enabling them to operate at the highest level of efficiency while maintaining operations continuity.


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azeti Networks Reaches $21 Million in Funding and Names IoT Industry Leader Wim Elfrink as Advisory Board Chairman

azeti Networks AG, a global provider of remote asset management software serving the IoT market, announced today that they have closed a $4 million dollar round of funding led by Wim Elfrink, a global IoT leader who recently held the position of Executive Vice President, Emerging Solutions and Chief Globalization Officer at Cisco Systems. Additionally, Mr. Elfrink will chair the azeti Industry Advisory Board. To date azeti has raised more than $21 million dollars in private equity funding, propelling the business forward as the de-facto standard for 'IoT Intelligence at the Edge' embedded on market-leading IoT gateways.

Mr. Elfrink's investment substantiates azeti's position in the IoT remote asset management software market. azeti has an OEM agreement with Cisco as an embedded gateway solution with Cisco's asset management product line. Quickly becoming the standard in the market, azeti is certified on Dell's IoT gateway platform, is in partnership with SAP for its data-driven intelligence IoT platform, and is available on Intel's IoT platform through Intel's marketplace.

"I've followed azeti closely since its participation with Cisco's IoE Open Lab Center in Berlin. azeti has assembled a first-class team of technology and business leaders all focused on making the world we live in -- and the businesses that serve it -- more efficient and capable by applying intelligence to device and sensor data at the edge," said Mr. Elfrink. "azeti is the market leader for intelligence at the edge and I look forward to chairing the azeti advisory board."

Wim Elfrink is the Founder and President of WPE Ventures Digitized Solutions, a security and digitization solutions business that leverages the Internet of Things (IoT) technology to drive transformational business outcomes. Elfrink is an investor, advisor, and consultant in early-stage, emerging, and emerging growth companies that enable the digitization of society. He actively manages a portfolio of companies via board participation, strategic marketing, governance, and capital structure.

Elfrink founded WPE Ventures in September 2015, after retiring from Cisco following 18 years of service. As Cisco's Executive Vice President of Industry Solutions and Chief Globalization Officer, he was responsible for the Industry Solutions Group, the Emerging Countries initiatives, and the company's globalization strategy. He also led the company-wide efforts for the Internet of Things (IoT). Elfrink was an Executive Officer of the company and a member of Cisco's Operating Committee.

Mr. Elfrink established Innovation of Everything Centers globally, where new ideas are brought together to solve business challenges. azeti's remote asset management software was incubated at the Berlin IoE center and was the center's first solution to be brought to market.

"Mr. Elfrink is a highly respected and influential figure in the IoT industry," said Thorsten Schaefer, Chief Executive Officer of azeti Networks. "We appreciate Mr. Elfrink's investment in azeti and are very pleased to welcome him as the chairman of the azeti IoT advisory board."

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azeti Networks is now a Dell IoT Associate Solution Partner

azeti Networks has been selected due to proven alignment with Dell strategy and differentiation in areas such as technology leadership and go-to-market.

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azeti Networks Advances to Preferred Solution Partner for IoT Within the Cisco Solution Partner Program

azeti Networks AG announced that it is now a Preferred Solution Partner within the Cisco® Solution Partner Program. azeti already managed to be a Cisco Validated Design as well as OEM to Cisco's Asset Management Solution. The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to bring together people, processes, data and things to enhance the relevancy of network connections. As a member of the Cisco Solution Partner Program, azeti Networks is able to quickly create and deploy solutions to enhance the capabilities, performance and management of the network to capture value in the IoT.

azeti's IoT remote asset management software runs on Cisco IoT gateways (910, 829). Leveraging Cisco's gateway computing capabilities, azeti IoT software is able to collect, analyze and process any type of sensor data, locally at the edge. Cisco IoT gateways customers are able to control remote assets using the azeti automation engine. The azeti central cloud component gives businesses visibility into mission-critical infrastructure and the ability to control distant objects at remote locations. azeti is easy to integrate with any application like Cisco Asset Management, NOC (Network Operation Center) front-end or ticketing system.

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