ALPHARETTA, Ga. and BELLEVUE, Wash., April 25, 2023
Soracom, a global leader in advanced IoT connectivity, and Simetric, the foremost IoT connectivity and edge device lifecycle management platform, are excited to announce their strategic partnership.
This collaboration marks a pivotal step in catering to the increasing demand for IoT device deployments while reinforcing Soracom’s position as a premier global cellular IoT connectivity provider. More importantly, this partnership empowers enterprises to amplify IoT and edge device connectivity management across all carriers, without the need for technology upheaval or additional IT investments.
Soracom recognizes the escalating need for IoT solutions and, in collaboration with Simetric, is poised to offer new services and capabilities to both current and prospective customers. The integration with Simetric augments Soracom’s already robust suite of IoT offerings, strengthening its foothold as a leading global provider of cellular IoT connectivity.
The key highlight of this partnership is its ability to extend the value of IoT and edge device connectivity management seamlessly across various carriers, obviating the need for disruptive technology changes or additional IT spending.
“The Soracom platform was designed from the ground up to accelerate speed to market and ensure success at scale in IoT,” remarked Kenta Yasukawa, Soracom’s CTO and Co-Founder. “That’s why we offer global cellular connectivity built on a fully-virtualized, cloud-native core with low-latency access worldwide. Simetric shares our vision for a cloud-agnostic, bearer-agnostic, hardware-agnostic IoT that customers can operate through a single pane of glass or API. The more complex their IoT deployment, the more customers will benefit from what Soracom and Simetric can offer together.”
"The more complex their IoT deployment, the more customers will benefit from what Soracom and Simetric can offer together."
- Kenta Yasukawa, Soracom CTO and Co-Founder
IoT deployment complexities are a common challenge faced by growing enterprises. They seek to manage their connectivity comprehensively, engaging with carriers that not only provide the required coverage but also offer the technological flexibility their businesses demand. This challenge lies in managing new deployments alongside existing legacy systems. By partnering with leading IoT connectivity providers like Soracom, Simetric empowers clients to select vendors capable of accelerating their strategies while equipping them with the tools to seamlessly manage their entire connected ecosystem.
Allen Boone, CEO of Simetric, remarks that “In the IoT landscape, we see that expanding companies are eager to streamline their connectivity management. They not only require coverage but also the technological and flexible solutions that align with their business needs. This partnership with Soracom allows clients to select vendors that can accelerate their strategies while providing them with the necessary tools to seamlessly manage across their entire connected ecosystem.”
IoT use cases span a wide spectrum, often necessitating enterprises to engage multiple IoT providers and integrate them into leading cloud platforms. Soracom and Simetric’s combined offerings empower clients to accelerate deployment and ensure efficient operations on a grand scale. Soracom clients seeking to manage legacy deployments can now leverage Simetric’s unified lifecycle management capabilities and gain cross-carrier aggregated insights.
Conversely, Simetric clients can harness Soracom’s world-class global connectivity and network management technology without the need for a disruptive overhaul of their existing infrastructure. Both organizations share a common mission to help companies take command of their connected ecosystems, foster growth, and streamline complex processes—this partnership solidifies the commitment to delivering on this pledge.
For more information about this partnership and Soracom’s collaboration with Simetric, we invite you to visit the Soracom partner page for Simetric at https://www.soracom.io/partners/simetric/
Soracom serves as a technology partner to over 20,000 startups, SMBs, and enterprises, connecting more than 5 million IoT devices worldwide. Soracom offers robust solutions designed to simplify the development, operation, and scalability of IoT deployments. Customers trust Soracom for affordable, reliable connectivity that expedites market entry, facilitates seamless cloud connectivity, and provides access to a global partner ecosystem.
For more information, visit http://www.soracom.io
Simetric is a comprehensive IoT lifecycle management platform that simplifies complex data streams from large-scale connected devices into an easily accessible, real-time format. Simetric empowers customers, irrespective of size or industry, to harness IoT deployments across wireless networks by consolidating over 1000 APIs and integrations with 225 global carriers into a single unified management interface. Simetric’s platform enables customers to manage their IoT and edge-connected devices seamlessly, regardless of deployment size, across all carriers and platforms, all within a single, intuitive interface.