13 Mar 2018 – 11:50
DOHA: Ooredoo announced yesterday it will further enable Internet of Things (IoT) business innovations in Qatar, with its new partnership on Software AG’s Cumulocity IoT platform.
Using Software AG’s Cumulocity IoT platform, Ooredoo will build solutions that will allow business customers to combine integrated real-time data analytics visualisation, with scalable storage and device security, to drive new digital business.
Yousuf Abdulla Al Kubaisi, COO, Ooredoo, said: “Our selection of Software AG’s Cumulocity IoT platform underlines our commitment to Qatar’s fast-growth Internet of Things sector, providing our customers with leading solutions to drive new digital business models, and to better manage their applications and devices. Our business customers can reduce risks, bring their products to market faster, and free up staff to focus on innovation”.
The partnership leverages Ooredoo’s regional communication strengths with Software AG’s Cumulocity IoT platform. The combined offering enables Ooredoo’s customers to benefit from: rapid machine, sensor, and device integration and data collection; real-time analytics for condition monitoring, predictive maintenance, and supply chain automation; comprehensive device management and remote control; configurable real-time dashboards for data visualisation; and rapid enterprise IT integration.
Bernd Gross, Senior Vice President, IoT and Cloud, Software AG noted: “As Qatar’s organisations enter the Internet of Things era, they need scalable IT infrastructure to meet their future business needs. We’re combining our Cumulocity IoT platform with Ooredoo’s local experience to enable Qatar’s organisations to become global leaders in Internet of Things innovations that can transform the customer and citizen experience. Working with Ooredoo, we have found a very strong strategic partner extremely well placed to exploit the substantial opportunities for IoT in Qatar and the Middle East”.