MINNEAPOLIS, MN AND BOCA RATON, FL, April 24, 2014 – ILS Technology (ILST), a Telit company, and Multi-Tech Systems, a leading provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) technology, today announced that they have collaborated on making Multi-Tech’s MultiConnect OCG open communications gateway “deviceWISE Ready” by embedding the deviceWISE agent directly into the OCG firmware. This new integrated offering further reduces the risk, time-to-market, complexity and cost of deploying complete end-to-end M2M solutions.
“The deployment of M2M applications doesn’t need to be complex”, said Rod Landers, CEO of Multi-Tech. “Multi-Tech and ILST are partnering to make it easier for people to deploy their M2M applications on the deviceWISE platform. Our goal is to make this truly plug and play and we will continue to expand our offerings through working with other companies toward similar implementations.”
deviceWISE is the world’s leading ready-to-use, off-the-shelf cloud platform to connect enterprise IT systems to the devices and machines on which businesses depend. With this deviceWISE Ready OCG it is easy to monitor remote devices without the need for months of complex programming or development. Plus, it offers unparalleled security to protect company and customer data in transit, stored in the Cloud and on the back end.
“Multi-Tech is a valued ecosystem partner of ILS Technology and Telit. Our customers have been relying on Multi-Tech gateways for M2M and IoT deployments across different industries and markets for years,” said Fred Yentz, President and CEO of ILS Technology. “Having deviseWISE integrated on the OCG gateway simplifies the entire process – from initial technical evaluations to large scale commercialization.”
The MultiConnect OCG open communications gateway comprises an open Linux development environment and a fully certified hardware platform that includes multiple interfaces (serial, USB, Ethernet and SD card) and internal peripherals (including a cellular modem and a GPS receiver) in one application-ready end user solution.
The MultiConnect OCG brings together a cellular hardware development environment, built around wireless M2M modules from Telit, and Multi-Tech’s CoreCDP, a distribution version of the Linux operating system and complete Linux build environment, to create custom applications in a very short period of time. The Multi-Tech MultiConnect OCG provides a flexible, quick and cost-effective way to bring your solution to market.
The deviceWISE Application Enablement Platform (AEP) delivers standards-based Cloud connectivity and integration across any remote device, any network and any enterprise application in the back office. The developer-friendly platform is preferred among leading organizations – large and small – that rely on mission-critical connectivity, security, scalability and carrier-grade performance.
About Multi-Tech Systems
Multi-Tech Systems has been delivering industry-leading M2M communications solutions since 1970. With carrier-approved external and embedded modems and gateways, Multi-Tech makes it easy and fast to connect your devices to networks anywhere in the world. We work with clients in almost every market to efficiently enable cellular, analog, Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth® and GPS capabilities into their M2M solution. If we don’t have it, we will develop it. Multi-Tech established its reputation for innovative designs by obtaining 80+ patents as well as certifications from more than 30 carriers in over 80 countries. Multi-Tech has made M2M simplified for thousands of customers worldwide. For more information, please visit www.multitech.com.
Telit Wireless Solutions (AIM: TCM listed as Telit Communications PLC), is a global enabler of machine-to-machine (M2M) communications providing cellular, short range and positioning modules; and m2mAIR, managed and value added services, in application enablement and connectivity under mobile networks and internet/cloud. Business unit Telit Automotive Solutionsdelivers automotive-grade products and services to auto manufacturers and tier-one auto suppliers; and business unit Telit GNSS Solutions reaches M2M and beyond, delivering award-winning geo-positioning products to the broader electronics and OEM markets. With over 12 years exclusively in M2M, the company constantly advances technology through seven R&D centers around the globe; marketing products and services in over 80 countries.
By supplying scalable products interchangeable across families, technologies and generations, rapid prototyping tools for application development, and m2m tailored connectivity, Telit is able to reduce development costs, protect design investments and minimize technical risk. The company provides customer support and design-in assistance through 32 sales and support offices, a global distributor network of experts with over 30 competence centers, and the Telit Technical Support Forum.
Telit provides products services and facilities to connect organizations to the Internet of Things (IoT) allowing them to wirelessly collect, process and respond to real-world data from connected devices, creating new efficiencies, revenue streams, societal and personal benefits. Join the conversation and learn more about Telit and its customers’ innovative applications on Facebookand Twitter.