Yamaha and Axiros Partner on Enterprise Network Device Management
Axiros is pleased to be a part of Yamaha’s increased focus on delivering leading-edge customer experience capabilities
(PresseBox) (Munich, Germany, ) Axiros, the technology leader in open device management solutions for service providers and enterprises, today announced that it has partnered with Yamaha Corporation to integrate automatic device provisioning and management into Yamaha’s line of business and enterprise network devices, including VPN gateways. As the leading enterprise device provider in Japan, Yamaha recognized the need for additional device management features and functionality as it is rapidly expanding into other international markets, and the partnership with Axiros was a perfect fit to meet market demand.
“Yamaha closely evaluated Axiros’ experience, achievement and technological capabilities and found a perfect match for our need to keep up with the rapidly changing demands of the network device market for features, functionality and implementation. We think our partnership will be a major basis for the businesses of both companies in this field going forward,” said Shigetomo Nakamura, Sound Network Development Division Manager, Yamaha Corporation.
“We warmly welcome Yamaha to our ever expanding community of service providers and device manufacturers as they seek to meet and exceed the challenges in the enterprise device market,” said Shaun Rossiter, VP APAC for Axiros. “Partnering with Axiros allows Yamaha, its Distributors and System Integrators, the ability to deliver end-to-end service management for their corporate customers with immediate and measurable return on investment. In turn, Yamaha brings a dominant position in the Enterprise market with a like-minded approach to delivering unparalleled customer capabilities, support, and a long-term relationship view.”
Yamaha integrated Axiros AXACT and AXESS into its enterprise devices as a way of meeting the demands of its enterprise customers for useful network management.
The platform was designed with Yamaha’s customer requirements and demands in mind. Many special highlights will be achieved by the combined Yamaha-Axiros technology.
For more information about Axiros or its AXACT or AXESS products, please visit the Axiros website.
Founded in 1887, Yamaha Corporation today manufactures a comprehensive range of musical instruments. Its diverse product lineup, which ranges from acoustic to digital instruments, is sold throughout the world. Drawing on its technology and knowhow accumulated in manufacturing and selling musical instruments, Yamaha has entered other businesses, including audio equipment, ICT devices, semiconductors, golf products, factory automation (FA) equipment, music schools, and resort facilities. Within the area of ICT devices, Yamaha is especially strong in the router business. Reflecting this, Yamaha held the No. 1 market share* in routers for the SOHO (small office, home office) market in Japan, and its products are being adopted increasingly among small and medium-sized businesses because of their superior reliability and functionality.
*Source: Based on IDC Japan 2013 Analysis and Forecasts from 2014 to 2018, (IDC #14010103, issued in 2014.)