du to Drive Business Continuity with Launch of M2M Connectivity Platform
The telco’s platform will enable customers to manage their M2M SIMs from a central self-service, resilient portal.
As a provider of end-to-end connectivity solutions, du has launched its M2M Control Platform.
Designed to deliver end-to-end solutions for managing M2M SIMs, connectivity and services, du’s platform will give customers’ abilities to manage their M2M SIMs from a self-service portal.
M2M is transforming the way organizations work, with the expected number of connected devices expected to reach 20bn in 2020 according to industry projections by Gartner. Envisioning this area to grow within the UAE, du’s platform will facilitate enterprises to manage SIMs across the spectrum of M2M applications such as point of sales terminals, fleet vehicles for tracking, smart metering and surveillance cameras.
‘A solutions provider’
Hany Aly, Executive Vice President - Enterprise Business, du, said: “M2M communication is rapidly evolving with the implementation of faster, smarter connectivity solutions. As an enabler of technology and innovative solutions which empower businesses to grow and enjoy continuity within their day-to-day operations, we believe our M2M Control Platform will support organisations across the UAE to expand their connected capabilities and attain scalable transformative solutions.”
“du is committed to efficient business delivery and, with the support of our reliable partner ecosystem, this revolutionary platform reinforces our commitment towards being a trusted solutions’ provider for enterprises and government entities UAE-wide.” He added.
As part of du’s management platform, customers will get self-service capabilities and M2M management powered by Vodafone.
The du M2M connectivity platform will provide customers a dashboard, SIM management, alerts and notifications, reporting, service diagnostics, service integration, M2M grade SIMs for every environment, and security.
du will also provide M2M Control Platform customers data connectivity options such as national and roaming data bundles for individual M2M SIMs, as well as national and roaming data pools to be shared among a number of M2M SIMs.