Enterprise networking major Dell today announced Dell IoT Solutions Partner Program to bolster its Internet of Things (IoT) business.
The program helps enterprise customers to identify the right technologies to develop IoT solutions. Dell will offer access to the IoT products, support and opportunities for incremental business growth to its partners.
The program will combine a multi-tiered (Executive, Associate, Registered) network of experienced Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) with Dell’s IoT solutions, including purpose-built, intelligent gateways and embedded PCs, security and manageability tools, data center and cloud infrastructure, and data integration and analytics software like Boomi and Statistica.
Andy Rhodes, executive director, Commercial IoT Solutions, Dell, said: “We are passionate about collaborating with this strong group of companies and believe ISVs are critical in building the bridge between the exciting industry potential of IoT and profitable market reality.”
Dell is launching the IoT Partner Program with more than 25 partners including GE, SAP, Software AG, Microsoft, OSIsoft and others, many of which are utilizing the Dell Edge Gateway 5000 Series to power their own IoT solutions.
Dell, Kepware, and Software AG are collaborating to develop IoT enabled predictive maintenance models utilizing distributed analytics to address the industry’s biggest operational challenges, such as unplanned downtime, overall equipment effectiveness, maintenance cost and return on assets.
With Microsoft and Blue Pillar, Dell is delivering Automated Demand Response solutions which help utilities maintain grid reliability and enable customers to realize significant value through dispatch of onsite power generation or reduction in consumption.
Dell and SAP are collaborating to bring business to the edge with models designed to help address the industry’s operational challenges, such as business continuity, overall equipment effectiveness, maintenance cost and return on assets.