Numerex and Transatel collaborate on M2M solution deployment in Europe
Atlanta, Georgia, USA. June 13, 2012 — Numerex Corp, a single source provider of secure M2M products and services, announced today they are laying the groundwork for a key strategic initiative with Transatel, a European mobile virtual network enabler (MVNE) and M2M connectivity enabler. As we reported exclusively yesterday on Twitter, under the agreement,Numerex (NASDAQ: NMRX) and Transatel plan to deliver a set of M2M product and service capabilities in Europe that are claimed to be unique.
The European machine-to-machine (M2M) market is developing at a rapid pace, and the combination of Numerex FAST® horizontal M2M application platform, vertical M2M applications and M2M integration support services is an ideal complement to Transatel’s managed M2M connectivity service.
Transatel provides a cloud-based connectivity management solution, addressing the challenges raised by M2M services by supporting capabilities such as an increased flexibility in tariffs definitions, fleet-oriented subscription management and advanced reports to monitor usage and KPI.
“Our customers have been clamouring for M2M solutions, and this partnership is about delivering secure, reliable solutions that drive Return on Investment. Numerex’s depth of experience combined with the best M2M platform in the industry make them the ideal partner to enable Transatel’s success in this rapidly growing market,” says Jacques Bonifay, CEO of Transatel.
Numerex can manage the entire M2M solution building process, from conceptualization to commercialization, including application development, integration and implementation, allowing customers to focus on their core business. In addition to its robust M2M horizontal platform, Numerex provides end-to-end customer and technical support such as flow-through account management, 24/7 call-center support, and dedicated project launch resources to ensure smooth deployments and overall reliability.
“The collaboration with Transatel has the promise of facilitating the rapid and effective delivery of market-leading M2M solutions serving the needs of mobile operators, MVNOs and enterprises across a range of industry verticals,” according to Jeff Newman, senior vice president of Business Development at Numerex. “It will leverage the first European MVNE multi-country connectivity capabilities and innovative technology.”
Numerex Corp (NASDAQ: NMRX) is a provider of M2M business services, technology, and products used in the development and support of M2M solutions for the enterprise and government markets worldwide. The company offers Numerex DNA® that includes hardware and smart Devices, cellular and satellite Network services, and software applications that are delivered through Numerex FAST® (Foundation Application Software Technology). Customers typically subscribe to device management, network, and application services through hosted platforms. Business services enable the development of efficient, reliable, and secure solutions while simplifying and speeding up deployment through streamlined processes and comprehensive integration services. Numerex is ISO 27001 information security-certified. “Machines Trust Us®” represents the company’s focus on M2M data security, service reliability, and round-the-clock support of its customers’ M2M solutions.
Transatel is a European company founded in August 2000 with headquarters in Paris, France and operations in France, the UK, Belgium, Switzerland, Luxembourg and The Netherlands. Transatel is a leading actor in the MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator) space and the M2M space as Enabler (MVNE), Aggregator (MVNA) and Operator (MVNO). Transatel offers turnkey solutions to mobile operator and companies wishing to launch an MVNO service and/or support innovative and flexible M2M services. As MVNE, Transatel is already connected to eight major mobile operators in Europe; Bouygues Telecom and Orange in France, Orange in Switzerland, Everything Everywhere in the UK, Base and Mobistar in Belgium, Telfort in the Netherlands and Tango in Luxembourg).
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