HCL Technologies has entered into a strategic partnership with Tele 2 in order to address the market opportunities in the European market for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of things (IoT) solutions. The firms will work together in reducing the transactional and operational costs of their partners. Through this association they will address different sectors. For instance, they will develop remote patient monitoring systems that are enabled through smartphones for the healthcare sector.
Speaking about the partnership, Sukamal Banerjee, Senior Vice President, ERS, HCL Technologies said, “We are very pleased to partner with Tele2 and look forward to developing new and exciting M2M and IoT opportunities together in Europe. Tele2’s dedicated and fully integrated business unit for M2Msolutions demonstrates its clear commitment to this market; earmarking it as our clear partner of choice.”
On the other hand, Rami Avidan, Commercial Director at Tele2 M2M Global Solutions commented, “We are delighted to partner with a company that has such strong M2M and IoT capabilities as HCL. Our unique and focused partnership approach to the M2M and IoT market has so far proven very successful, enabling us to concentrate on creating the best possible value solutions to address our customers’ needs. Through partnering with HCL, we will now be able to tap into the healthcare vertical with an extremely competitive offering.”
HCL will be taking care of the implementation, integration and support for the M2M and IoT solutions.