Vodafone, SAP sign new industrial IoT partnership

By Jonathan Dyble
Leading Madrid-based multinational telecommunications provider Vodafone and German software company SAP have announced the signing of a new partnership...

Leading Madrid-based multinational telecommunications provider Vodafone and German software company SAP have announced the signing of a new partnership cantered around the industrial internet of things (IIoT).

“Enterprises of all sizes are seeking to embrace new-age technologies for higher efficiency,” said Neeraj Athalye, Head of Innovation & Digital Strategy Group, SAP Indian Subcontinent. With this we aim to equip our customers with end-to-end solutions that will shift business value from ‘things to outcomes’.”

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The collaboration, based in India, will see the two companies working together to develop advanced business communication solutions for the IIoT.

“We are delighted to announce our association with SAP. As customers digitize, industrial IOT is at the center of their programs,” said Nick Gliddon, Director of Vodafone, Enterprise Business. “Working in collaboration with SAP, we offer an end to end partnership across IOT and analytics which enables meaningful insight and focused outcomes.”

The agreement expands on the existing IoT-focused partnership between the two companies, first signed in March 2016, that has been aimed at allowing enterprises to better connect and manage devices.

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