Aeris Communications announces global partnership with India's Tech Mahindra

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San Jose, California, USA — Aeris® Communications, a cellular carrier built exclusively for M2M communication, has partnered with Tech Mahindra, a global systems integrator and business transformation services firm focused on telecoms. This partnership will extend the reach of Aeris’ M2M cellular network globally and will catapult Tech Mahindra’s ability to offer the leading M2M platform to cellular operators worldwide.

Through this partnership, cellular operators will now have access to machine-to-machine (M2M) network infrastructure built from the ground up to optimise performance and lower operating costs of M2M applications, all on a global scale. Cellular operators will be enabled to offer the reliability, flexibility, control, and efficiencies that machines demand.

By combining Tech Mahindra’s proven telecom system integration and solution delivery capabilities with Aeris’ M2M platform, customers will be empowered to create new services and commercial opportunities leveraging M2M technology in new, entrepreneurial ways.

Mr L Ravichandran, president & COO of Tech Mahindra said: “We are pleased to work with Aeris Communications and bring the most reliable, secure, and flexible M2M network to our customers, spurring innovation in this large and rapidly growing market. It underscores our commitment to providing world-class infrastructure and best-of-class delivery to our clients.”

“We are proud to offer our dedicated M2M platform with Tech Mahindra’s leading IT services expertise. By joining forces, our customers can now extend their reach into new and exciting high-growth markets across the world,” said Marc Jones, CEO of Aeris Communications. “At Aeris, we get excited about providing our customers with more than just a network, working directly with them to create innovative machine-to-machine technology that advances their business. As a trusted partner, we make it our mission to understand our customers’ present and future goals in order to deliver intelligent, end-to-end solutions that add value and evolve with our customers.”

Tech Mahindra is a provider of solutions and services to the telecommunications industry, with a majority stake owned by Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, in partnership with British Telecommunications plc. Tech Mahindra serves telecom service providers, equipment manufacturers, software vendors and systems integrators worldwide and their delivery models, IT skills and domain expertise enable clients to maximise returns on their IT investment. Tech Mahindra registered revenue of US$1.156 billion in the year ended March 31, 2012 and is supported by 41,000 professionals.

An SEI-CMMi Level 5 organisation, Tech Mahindra’s development centres are ISO 9001:2008 and BS7799 certified. The company has principal offices in the UK, USA, Germany, UAE, Egypt, Singapore, India, Thailand, Taiwan, Malaysia, Philippines, Canada and Australia. Tech Mahindra Ltd is part of the US $15.4 billion Mahindra Group, a global industrial federation of companies and one of the top 10 business houses based in India. The group’s interests span automotive products, aviation, components, farm equipment, financial services, hospitality, information technology, logistics, real estate and retail.

Built from the ground up, Aeris Communications owns and operates the largest North American cellular network designed exclusively for machines. This enables Aeris Communications to deliver the reliability, flexibility, control and efficiencies that machines demand. From telematics to medical devices to remote machines, Aeris’ customers enjoy solutions tuned for high performance and mission-critical reliability.

Aeris Communications is more than just a network provider. It encourages its customers to use machine-to-machine technology in unique and innovative ways.


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