Internet of Things, or IoT as it’s more popularly known, has deservedly captured the fascination of stakeholders across all industries and businesses. Whether in terms of customer experience, operations improvement or new revenue streams, IoT enables immense possibilities. At Wipro, IoT is one of our key focus areas, and in the past couple of years we’ve created a niche for ourselves in the market through our thought leadership, differentiated approach to the customers, and overall technology capabilities.
One of Wipro’s advantages in the IoT arena is our branding and visibility within both the IoT provider and IoT adopter industry ecosystems. To strengthen relationships and our leading position, Wipro has become a Sustaining Member of IMC, a leading trade organization which brings together the IoT ecosystem of buyers and sellers. Being the only SI Sustaining Member of the trade organization, gives us access to over 10,000 adopters of IoT for advancing business opportunity possibilities.
Intel, Wipro Join Trade Group to Expand Markets for IoT
London, United Kingdom – August 11, 2015: Intel, a world leader in computing innovation, and Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting, and business process services company, today announced that they are joining the International M2M Council (IMC), a global trade association for the growing industry known as the Internet of Things (or machine-to-machine communications). IMC, which has quickly gained over 10,000 members, comprised almost entirely of OEMs, enterprise users, and applications developers, aims to boost understanding and sales in IoT.
“The IMC is an industry-leading professional organisation that is reaching out to adopters of IoT technology on a broad scale. The organisation is gaining an average of 275 new members per week – members that are developing, buying, and deploying IoT solutions. Clearly, there is a demand in the market to learn more,” says Rose Schooler, Vice President of the IoT Strategy Office at Intel, who sits on the IMC Board of Governors. The IMC attracts new members by producing content that is geared to various vertical markets, including energy, logistics, healthcare, transportation, construction, and retail, among others.
Vijay Anand V.R., Practice Director, IoT Business, Wipro Digital, says, “The IMC’s focus on business results suits our role as a provider of end-to-end IoT solutions very well.” The IMC’s online IoT Content Library features nearly 100 case studies that emphasize ROI and related business metrics. “This trade group also has a truly global footprint that fits our business model and aspirations,” says Anand, who has also joined the IMC Board. Roughly 30% of IMC members come from Europe, 25% from North America, and 18% from Asia, while the rest of the members are from other regions.
The IMC recently unveiled its Quarterly IoT Buyers’ Index, which polls the group’s members to track buying patterns for IoT solutions according to vertical-market sectors and more. The IMC is on track to have 15,000 members by year’s end 2015.
About International M2M Council (IMC): The IMC is a London-based, non-commercial enterprise with the mission to increase deployments of M2M technology by proving the business case for the Internet of Things. Companies on the IMC Board of Governors include: Aeris, AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, Digi International, Inmarsat, Intel, Iridium, KORE, Nighthawk Controls, Numerex, ORBCOMM, Synapse Wireless, Telecom Italia, Telit, Verizon, Wipro, and Wyless.
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