Dell launches IoT solutions partner program

Enterprise Innovation editors
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Dell is building an ecosystem of partners to help customers navigate the fragmented IoT landscape and identify the right technologies to develop IoT solutions.

The Dell IoT Solutions Partner Program will provide participating partners with access to Dell's  product portfolio and support.

The program will combine a global network of experienced independent software vendors with the portfolio of Dell’s IoT assets. These include 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.

The IoT partner program launched with more than 25 partners including GE, SAP, Software AG, Microsoft, OSIsoft and others, many of which are using the Dell Edge Gateway 5000 Series to power their own IoT solutions. Dell also continues to build relationships with systems integrators with vertical expertise and deployment scale.

The Dell Edge gateway runs on Windows 10 for secure, reliable, and streamlined support and is Microsoft Azure Certified for IoT. Customers can depend on the Edge Gateway for seamless and security-enhanced data with the Azure IoT Suite, so they can get their projects running quickly.

Dell, Kepware, and Software AG are collaborating to develop IoT-enabled predictive maintenance models using 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 also collaborating to bring business to the edge with models designed to help address the industry’s biggest operational challenges, such as business continuity, overall equipment effectiveness, maintenance cost and return on assets.

Additional partners include Azeti, Blue Pillar, Datawatch, Eigen Innovations, Flowthings, Flutura, GE, Kepware, Lynx Software, Microsoft Azure, OSIsoft, Relayr, SAP, Software AG, and Thingworx.

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