Tech Data is to offer Vodafone’s managed Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity services to resellers and systems integrators across Europe, making it easier for end user customers in manufacturing, logistics, transport and retail to integrate IoT solutions into their businesses.
Tech Data’s IoT Solutions portfolio already includes a range of best-of-breed solutions, from sensing devices and gateways at the edge of the network to data aggregation and analytics in the data centre or the cloud, as well as augmented reality devices and smart displays for user interaction.
The combination of these solutions and Vodafone’s Managed IoT connectivity services will enable reseller partners to provide complete IoT solutions for remote monitoring and control for industrial operational applications, mobile asset tracking, fleet management, building security, network access and worldwide device management.
Victor Paradell, vice president, IoT & Analytics Solutions at Tech Data, said: “Tech Data is now able to offer a comprehensive, end-to-end Vodafone IoT connectivity solution across Europe. We’re excited to partner with Vodafone and help solution providers grow their businesses with new recurring revenue streams based on connectivity for IoT applications.”