Asavie and Merlin CSI Partner to Embed Secure Connectivity in Industrial IoT projects

by Asavie Press for Press

Established IoT System Integrator to Integrate Asavie PassBridge® into End-User Strategic IoT Architectures

Austin, Texas, – October 18, 2016: Asavie, a leader in secure Enterprise Mobility and IoT Connectivity today announced at DellEMC World its partnership with Merlin CSI, a firm specializing in software design, implementation and the support of industrial automation and control systems. The partnership positions Asavie PassBridge® as the underlying secure IoT connectivity platform in Merlin CSI’s enterprise customers’ IoT strategies. Asavie PassBridge®, coupled with the expert skills of Merlin CSI, a long established player in the IoT space, enables enterprises to focus on delivering innovative industrial IoT-based services to market, secure in the knowledge that their network connectivity is optimized for scalability and security at every stage of deployment.

Asavie PassBridge® aggregates connectivity from devices across diverse networks into one single network, managing and securing the data as it flows across this network to companies’ internal systems. Merlin CSI, which has more than 30 years of experience in the software industry benefits our mutual customers enabling enterprises, in sectors such as automotive, healthcare, oil and gas and utility providers to grow and scale their IoT projects. The collaboration offers the industry deep expertise in integrating industrial IoT systems including sensors and programmable logic controllers, IoT gateways and back-end analytics platforms in the cloud.

Isabel Chapman, Principal analyst with Machina Research said, “There is increasing attention being paid to the need for partner ecosystems due to the complexity of IoT projects, the lack of any vendor offering a true end to end solution, as well as the lack of standards. Systems Integrators are quickly becoming the necessary partner for any type of IoT project, both as part of the project team and, more often, as project lead.”

Lars Jerkland, VP OEM Channels at Asavie, said, “We welcome this collaboration with Merlin CSI in the North American marketplace. Together we are addressing the network connectivity and integration challenges companies encounter daily with their IoT projects. Asavie PassBridge® offers businesses a secure, seamless end-to-end IoT connectivity experience and Merlin CSI brings the strategic systems’ design and integration know-how to deliver these projects.”

Tom Voorhees, President and CEO at Merlin CSI, said, “We are proud to partner with Asavie, and to leverage its technology to benefit our customer base. Merlin CSI has leveraged Asavie PassBridge® for enterprise IoT projects, and has seen how it provides a level of manageability both initially and over long installed life cycles, which is very impressive. By collaborating with Asavie, we can demonstrate to companies the potential of the IoT to generate increased cost efficiencies in their existing business processes, as well as driving new revenues and business channels.”

About Asavie

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, BT, Telefonica, Three & Vodafone, 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.

About MerlinCSI

Merlin is an IoT consulting company specializing in the deployment of asset monitoring systems. Merlin CSI provides an end-to-end IoT solution based on its Sinet edge processing platform and high speed data acquisition capabilities. Sinet provides automated data collection and secure delivery to the cloud. Sinet provides a cloud based data analysis layer enabling secondary data processing, big data analytics and visualization for data scientists and end users.


For information

Hugh Carroll, Asavie, + 353 1 676 3585/+353 86 604 9270/

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