[SatNews] ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions, announces the company has achieved the Advanced Internet of Things (IoT) Industry Expert Specialization from Cisco.
The designation recognizes ORBCOMM as having fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, deploy and support Cisco IoT Industry Expert products and solutions. The Cisco Advanced IoT Industry Expert Specialization enables partners to combine their Operations Technology (OT) experience with Cisco IT networking knowledge. IoT Industry Expert Specialized Partners have experience working in industries such as manufacturing, energy and utilities, travel and transport, and/or connected safety and security. They have an understanding of Cisco products and concepts to be able to provide their customers the IoT solution they need.
To earn the Advanced IoT Industry Expert Specialization, ORBCOMM fulfilled Cisco training and exam requirements. ORBCOMM also met the personnel and post-sales support requirements set forth by Cisco. The Advanced IoT Industry Expert is part of the Cisco® Channel Partner Program. The program provides partners with the training and technical expertise they need to sell Cisco products and solutions.
The Cisco Internet of Things (IoT) platform is inspiring a new breed of intelligent applications. Without starting from scratch, businesses can integrate disparate machines, devices and networks with a high degree of security. The connection of devices, machines and things allows you to dynamically generate, analyze, and communicate intelligence data; increase operational efficiencies; and power new and greatly improved business models.
Marc Eisenberg, CEO, ORBCOMM, said, “As a Cisco Select Certified Partner, ORBCOMM will facilitate the seamless deployment of IoT solutions, including LTE and xLTE, to a broader set of customers and markets around the world. Our cost-effective, turn-key business continuity and wireless mobility solutions will provide the ongoing management of connectivity services to ensure companies big and small can conduct business normally and prevent lost revenue when their primary network fails.”