Telecom Personal and Jasper team to power mobile M2M & the Internet of Things in Argentina
Partnership opens doors for companies across all vertical industries to transform into smart connected service businesses
Buenos Aires, 11 December 2014 –Telecom Personal, the largest mobile communications company in Argentina and Jasper, the global leader in cloud-based platforms for the Internet of Things (IoT), have partnered to power the Internet of Things and M2M connectivity for businesses. Enterprise customers will gain a highly scalable platform to launch, manage and monetize their connected services globally.
Businesses in Argentina are keen to grasp the IoT opportunity with both hands, and with the Jasper Platform, Personal will offer a turnkey solution for customers that can be easily configured for the needs of their unique industries and business models, enabling them to rapidly go to market and scale as they grow. This solution gives businesses full real-time control and visibility over their connected devices network, giving them the mobile service management, support diagnostics and flexible billing required to grow a successful connected services business.
“Connectivity is transforming lives, within business as well as on a personal level. It gives enterprises the opportunity to better engage with customers as well as take major steps forward in streamlining business operations and innovating around service delivery,” said Patricio Cassain, Manager of Strategy, Innovation and Development, Telecom Group. “Partnering with the leaders in IoT is a good opportunity for our enterprise customers. We need to know that we’re offering the best choice to them, and that’s why we’ve chosen Jasper as our connectivity platform.”
“Jasper’s IoT Platform makes it possible for enterprises to quickly and cost-effectively implement their IoT initiatives, and for their customers to experience the benefits of always-on connectivity,” said Ken Laversin, Global Vice President, Sales at Jasper. “Personal has identified the IoT growth opportunity for their customers and has put significant energy into developing innovative service offerings for diverse vertical markets. We value Personal´s nimbleness, innovation capacity and focus to address customers’ needs. Together, we will enable enterprise customers to deploy IoT services profitably and at scale.”
Becoming a connected business means becoming a service business. And that’s where Jasper comes in. Jasper is the pioneer in cloud-based platforms for the Internet of Things (IoT) and the defining player in the Service IT category. The Jasper Platform empowers enterprises and mobile operators of all sizes to deploy successful IoT service businesses on a global scale. More than 1,600 companies, including many of the world’s top brands, have chosen Jasper to fast track their connected businesses. Mobile operator groups worldwide, representing over 120 network affiliates, partner with Jasper. Founded in 2004, Jasper is based in Mountain View, California. For more information, visit www.jasper.com or follow us on Twitter @Jasper_IoT.
PERSONAL is the largest mobile communications company in Argentina with more than 19.2 million customers. “Every person is a world” is the concept that represents its business strategy and promotes diversity as a universal value. Personal provides flexible service offerings that enhance the mobile connectivity experience for every customer, integrating their lifestyle and/or business. PERSONAL operation started in 1996 and its major shareholder is Telecom Argentina S.A.
For additional information: www.personal.com.ar