Giesecke+Devrient buys Pod Group to combine enterprise IoT connectivity and secure eSIMs

Cambridge, UK / Munich, Germany. July 7th 2021 – IoT enterprise network operator (ENO), Pod Group, has been acquired by Giesecke+Devrient (G+D), a global security technology group headquartered in Munich. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. The acquisition will build on Pod Group’s positioning as a provider of the connectivity, infrastructure and managed

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MultiTech buys Radio Bridge to improve customer experience deploying sensor-to-cloud solutions

MultiTech Systems, Inc., a global supplier of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, services, and solutions, has acquired Radio Bridge. Radio Bridge is a Minnesota-based designer and manufacturer of long-range wireless sensors for the Internet of Things (IoT) industry using the LoRaWAN wireless standard.

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IoT cellular connectivity services provider Arkessa acquired by Wireless Logic

Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity provider, Wireless Logic has acquired another UK-based provider, Arkessa Ltd. According to Wireless Logic, this marks the latest step in its business expansion following the recent acquisition of European companies Datamobile AG and New Line Mobile BV.

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Accenture enhances cloud-first capabilities in Australia and NZ with two acquisitions

Accenture has acquired Olikka, a Melbourne-based provider of cloud migration and related services, enhancing Accenture’s Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure capabilities, as well as its broader cloud capabilities across Australia and New Zealand.

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Waylay partners with EPAM to deliver integrated IoT solutions to customers

IoT automation and analytics software company, Waylay has formed a partnership with EPAM Systems, Inc, a global provider of digital platform engineering and software development services. This is in response to increasing customer demand for advanced technologies that help derive more business value from IoT data.

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Hitachi Capital, Yokogawa and amnimo partner to view IIoT equipment status

Hitachi Capital Corporation, Yokogawa Electric Corporation, and amnimo Inc., a subsidiary of Yokogawa, have struck a new partnership agreement. The aim is to provide new services by adding Industrial IoT (IIoT) to each company’s technologies, know-how, and lease equipment. The three companies will launch a proof of concept (PoC) to realise services that solve customers’ issues and meet

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Arvind Krishna elected IBM chief executive officer

The IBM board of directors has elected Arvind Krishna as chief executive officer of the company and a member of the board of directors, effective April 6, 2020. Krishna is currently IBM senior vice president for Cloud and Cognitive Software, and was a principal architect of the company’s acquisition of Red Hat.

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Rockwell Automation acquires Israel’s Avnet to expand cyber security expertise

Rockwell Automation, Inc. has agreed to acquire privately held Avnet Data Security, Ltd, an Israeli-based cyber security provider with more than 20 years of experience providing cyber security services. 

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Integrated Device Technology restarts in 2020 as Renesas Electronics America following US integration

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, reports that, after the successful integration of Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT) in the U.S., IDT began operating in the market under the name of Renesas Electronics America Inc. as of January 1, 2020. IDT was acquired on March 30, 2019.

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KORE acquires Integron to expand footprint in IoT solutions and managed services

Independent global IoT specialist, KORE has acquired Integron for an undisclosed sum. Integron is an IoT solutions and managed services provider with a focus on the connected health market.

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Advantech acquires HY-LINE Communication Products Vertriebs as new channel partner in Germany

Advantech, an embedded computing solutions provider, is expanding its presence in the German market with its new channel partner, HY-LINE Communication Products Vertriebs GmbH. The HY-LINE technology company based in Unterhaching near Munich, develops and realises innovative technical solutions.

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Mobileum to acquire roaming, fraud and revenue management company WeDo Technologies

Two specialists in roaming, revenue assurance, and fraud management are joining forces to strengthen their solutions and support for the telecommunications industry. Cupertino, California-based Mobileum Inc., a global provider of analytics-based roaming and risk management solutions, is to acquire WeDo Technologies.

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Wireless Logic Group eyes European growth as France-based Matooma joins the group

Wireless Logic Group, a European IoT connectivity platform provider, has acquired Matooma, the Montpellier, France-based IoT connectivity specialist which is said to have grown rapidly since its inception in 2012.

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Tyler Technologies’ data platforms join U.K.’s G-Cloud marketplace for government

Tyler Technologies, Inc. announced that two of its data platforms, entellitrak and Socrata Connected Government Cloud, are listed on the United Kingdom’s G-Cloud 11 Digital Marketplace.

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Aspen Technology acquires Mnubo for IoT tech

Aspen Technology, Inc., a global provider of asset optimisation software, has signed an agreement to acquire Mnubo Inc., a Montreal-based provider of purpose-built artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics infrastructure for the Internet of Things (IoT). Mnubo enables industrial companies to assemble and deploy AI-driven IoT applications quickly, at enterprise scale.

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IBM and AT&T announce multi-year strategic alliance

IBM and AT&T announced a multi-year strategic alliance. Under the agreement AT&T Communications will use IBM’s expertise to modernise AT&T Business Solutions’ internal software applications, enabling migrations to the IBM Cloud.

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