Chinese IoT solutions and service provider Quark IOE, a subsidiary of Guangdong Eastone Century Technology has entered into a strategic agreement with IoT software platform Cumulocity, for developing and delivering IoT solutions in mainland China and Taiwan.
According to the partnership, Cumulocity’s advanced IoT platform’s capabilities will be combined with Quark IOE’s enterprise communications to form the best of breed IoT solutions environment for China. The companies claim that the partnership will allow Quark IOE’s customers to benefit from rapid machine, sensor and device integration and data collection; real-time analytics for condition monitoring, predictive maintenance and supply chain automation; comprehensive device management and remote control; vertical application configurable real-time dashboards; and enterprise IT integration micro-services.
“In Quark IOE and Eastone we have found very strong strategic partners to exploit the enormous opportunities the Chinese market holds for the Internet of Things, powered by the world’s leading IoT software platform. The combination of Quark IOE’s considerable local technical and Go-to-Market expertise allows the vast Chinese market to build IoT solutions rapidly, securely and reliability,” said Bernd Gross, CEO, Cumulocity.
According to the company, the Quark IOE Platform will be jointly developed by both Quark IOE and Cumulocity specifically for the Chinese market. The partnership will allow Quark IOE to benefit from the continuous evolution of Cumulocity’s leading IoT platform and focus on local market requirements through the development of customer plug-ins, vertical applications, complementary IT system integration and local operations and support. Exclusivity for the Chinese market provides both parties with a solid foundation for the partnership’s success.
“We are delighted to have an exclusive partnership with Cumulocity to extend its market leading IoT platform and assist Chinese enterprises in their digital transformations. The combination of Cumulocity, Quark IOE and the breadth of Eastone organisations provides enterprises with not only the experience of what is important to each local vertical market, but also the technical capability to overcome challenges and realise opportunities thoroughly,“ said Xiao Li, CEO, Quark IOE.