Cloud solutions firm CLX Communications has entered into an agreement with cloud-based UC specialist Wirefast to provide Internet of Things connectivity to enterprises.
CLX says it has now made it IoT Connectivity service more widely available, in response to what it says was strong industry interest.
The partnership will see CLX provide SIM cards and managing data connectivity through its global communications network of mobile operator partners.
Wirefast’s end of the deal will see the company develop services and applications for its customers in the shipping, baking and finance, petro-chemical and healthcare industries, based on CLX’s IoT Connectivity service.
“We are delighted to continue our long standing relationship with Wirefast and adding IoT to their communications product portfolio,” says Robert Gerstmann, managing director for CLX’s enterprise division.
“This partnership is inline with our strategy to provide IoT solutions with partners who have strong industry specific expertise.”
Angela Stanbrook, COO of Wirefast says the rapid change in the communications landscape in the past five years has been un-paralleled.
“We are delighted to partner with CLX Communications enabling us to take a leading position in Internet of Things services,” she says.
“From tracking assets in the insurance and transport sectors to vehicle telematics and utilities, the rise of ‘smart devices’ has opened up one of the most vibrant and exciting opportunities in the unified communications industries,” Stanbrook explains.