Tech Mahindra and Sierra Wireless sign a global deal to provide turnkey M2M solutions

Jason Krause

Vancouver, Canada – Sierra Wireless and Tech Mahindra Ltd., a specialist provider of connected solutions, have signed a formal teaming agreement to jointly develop and deploy end-to-end machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions for customers worldwide.

The collaboration leverages Sierra Wireless’s device-to-cloud offerings and Tech Mahindra’s system integration and application development expertise. The partners aim to offer cost-effective, turnkey solutions tailored for prospective M2M customers in markets such as energy, transportation, industrial, and healthcare.

“Our collaboration with Tech Mahindra leverages our complementary offerings and skill sets to deliver complete M2M solutions that can be deployed within existing IT infrastructures, and extend to new web and mobile applications,” said Jason Krause (pictured above), senior vice-president, Corporate Development and Marketing for Sierra Wireless. “Customers can rely on our partnership to develop, deploy and support a complete M2M solution on any of the world’s mobile networks.”

As part of the collaboration, Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR) (TSX:SW), a leading M2M devices and cloud services, delivering intelligent wireless solutions  will provide prospective joint customers with AirPrime® embedded wireless modules or AirLink® gateways and modems, along with enterprise platform and device management capability through AirVantage M2M Cloud. Tech Mahindra will provide consulting and solutions integration services.

“Tech Mahindra’s global telecommunication partnerships, advanced analytics, and renowned system integration capabilities allow us to rapidly prototype, collaboratively develop, and launch fully integrated M2M solutions on a fully managed or hosted basis,” said Raju Waldalkar, CTO of Telecom for Tech Mahindra. “Sierra Wireless is a leader in M2M and our agreement to work together ensures both companies will maintain and grow their respective market leadership as we meet the demands of a rapidly evolving connected world.”

Tech Mahindra is a global system integrator with vertical expertise in many industries as well as a strong ecosystem of M2M partners to bring solutions to the market. The company brings wide-ranging expertise to solution partnerships which include application development, back-end system integration, device design & engineering and managed services.
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