Thorigné-Fouillard, France and Austin, Texas, USA – Sept. 29, 2020, 6:00 p.m. CEST – Kerlink (AKLK – FR0013156007), a specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), and ClearBlade, the industry-leading IoT-platform and edge-computing software company, today announced an out-of-the-box smart-city & agriculture-asset monitoring solution that combines their best-of-breed gateways and device management, edge-application, LoRaWAN® network-management, and IoT-platform capabilities.
With this secure, flexible, zero-touch and easily deployed solution, cities, agribusinesses, transport companies and businesses in other vital verticals can rapidly realize return on investment (ROI) by preventing theft, loss and damage of critical, high-value assets.
Kerlink provides public and private LoRaWAN® IoT network owners with a comprehensive product portfolio of industrial-grade equipment, best-of-breed network core, operations and management software and value-added applications. The company has more than 120,000 installations in 69 countries in all the primary IoT verticals. The partnership with ClearBlade will integrate Kerlink’s Wirnet™ iStation, Wirnet™ iBTS, Wirnet™ iBTS Compact, Wirnet™ iFemtoCell and Wirnet™ iFemtoCell Evolution with ClearBlade’s Edge Platform.
ClearBlade’s award-winning, fully scalable, secure, flexible and autonomous IoT Edge Platform enables companies to take in, analyze, adapt and act on their data in real time and at extreme scale. The platform operates consistently across edge, cloud and on-premises environments. ClearBlade’s out-of-the-box, asset-tracking and monitoring solution features real-time deployment and flexible operation support. The company’s zero-touch feature ensures remote updating and configuration of network software. The platform is future proof for new architectures, devices, protocols, enterprise integrations and cloud services. Its open-standards-based edge platform maximizes use of Kerlink’s Wirnet™ iSerie Gateways and their competitive differentiators, such as robust performance even in very harsh environments.
“As Kerlink continues its expansion in the U.S. market, this joint solution will demonstrate the flexibility of the company’s best-of-breed, robust stations to ensure maximum performance in any size of smart-city or smart-agriculture tracking or monitoring application,” said Carlos Briceño, vice president Kerlink Americas. “These networks will reliably deliver critical data from edge devices to the operations centers of network owners, and allow them to more efficiently track and protect high-value assets.”
“ClearBlade is the leader at helping smart-city, smart-agriculture and other key verticals collect and use edge data from their LoRaWAN® networks because it provides an enterprise-ready, durable, hardened and flexible solution,” said Eric Simone, founder and CEO of ClearBlade. “By partnering with Kerlink, ClearBlade delivers these features with robust and easy-to-deploy stations that have been proven effective around the world.”
Kerlink Group is a leading global provider of connectivity solutions for designing, launching, and operating public & private Internet of Things networks. Its comprehensive product portfolio includes industrial-grade network equipment, best-of-breed network core, operations and management software, value-added applications and expert professional services, backed by strong R&D capabilities. Kerlink specializes in enabling future-proof intelligent IoT connectivity for key verticals such as fleet management, transportation & logistics, retail, asset tracking, and smart metering, as well as smart agriculture & environment, and smart cities, buildings, and factories. More than 120,000 Kerlink installations have been rolled out with more than 330 clients in 69 countries. Based in France, with subsidiaries in the US, Singapore, India, and Japan, Kerlink is a founding and board member of the LoRa Alliance® and the uCIFI Alliance™. It is listed on Euronext Growth Paris under the symbol ALKLK.
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ClearBlade is the industry-leading Edge Computing software company that enables enterprises to rapidly engineer and run secure, real-time, scalable IoT applications. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, ClearBlade is an award-winning, fully scalable, secure, flexible, and autonomous IoT edge platform that enables companies to ingest, analyze, adapt and act on any data in real-time and at extreme scale. ClearBlade provides a consistent platform across the edge, cloud, and on-premise environments. For more information, please visit www.clearblade.com/.