Connectivity and device management doesn’t have to be complex with a unified, holistic view

Connectivity and device management doesn’t have to be complex with a unified, holistic view

Charlene Marini is the chief product and marketing officer at Pelion, the provider of connectivity and device management platform and services, that has established itself as a fully-owned subsidiary of Arm. Pelion focuses on enabling enterprises who want a unified solution that delivers a holistic view of their IoT network that allows them to control costs and manage the technology seamlessly. The company, which has operated independently for almost six months has now created its own identity and is enabling IoT for any device, regardless of the operating system, network or application, she tells, George Malim, the managing editor of IoT Now

What recent business developments do you see driving Pelion forward?

Charlene Marini: There are many IoT software solutions out there today but no one solution has really done a good job of providing an integrated and seamless operational plane across connecting, provisioning and onboarding to updating, managing and decommissioning. As more digital transformation programs are starting to scale, we are seeing more and more of enterprises seeking this kind of integrated solution with the extensibility to evolve with their application environment and the flexibility to deploy across multiple business or product lines.

What recent business developments do you see driving Pelion forward?

Our goal with connected device platform is to help customers holistically manage device systems simply, while supporting end-to-end, renewable security and delivering rich insights and analytics to customers so they can make informed operational decisions.

What are your plans for the further development of Pelion?

Charlene Marini: Pelion is built on the foundations of connectivity management and device management. Today we have already enabled more than 500 customers to deploy and operate fleets of devices globally. Our product offering, combined with a strong professional services group helps customers during the initial design phases and also provides excellent postlaunch support to ensure customer success.

For the team here at Pelion, we are focused on enabling our customers to harness the intelligence of their devices for digital transformation. We will continue to drive leading capabilities to connect and operate these device systems and bring greater operational capabilities for cost, security and reliability management, as well as the ability to evolve in-field system functionality

What are your plans for the further development of Pelion?

Most recently, we launched edge application management to provide our customers with the ability to securely deploy applications to field edge devices for multi-tenancy services enablement and extended our offering with Wi-SUN mesh network capabilities for utilities. We believe trusted partnerships that enable our end customers to both deploy faster and to increase the ROI of their deployments over longer time spans are critical and will only continue to grow in importance as software for device systems expand.

Most importantly, we will continue to partner with our customers to realize their business goals, spanning diverse applications from industrial and manufacturing to transportation and logistics, utilities and consumer electronics

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