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January 30, 2013

Embedded M2M Solutions - SkyWave Collaborates with ILS to Introduce Off-the-Shelf Enterprise and SCADA Integration


SkyWave Mobile Communications, a prominent wireless data communications provider, has recently partnered with ILS Technology, a specialist in ready-to-use, off-the-shelf cloud platform.


Both the companies are looking forward to create a collaboration between SkyWave's IsatData Pro satellite network and ILS Technology's deviceWISE M2M Platform and this technology alliance is said to reduce risks, costs and development time for SCADA Applications in the Oil & Gas, Utilities and Industrial Automation Markets.

In addition to this, both companies are making sure that the process and business decisions based on real-time data are not limited to wire line or cellular communication with the reliable, secure, plug-and -play satellite option. The joint technology provides primary or back-up connectivity for new or existing implementations.

"SkyWave is committed to providing customers with the ability to leverage high performance satellite connectivity in their business infrastructure," said Tom Blackwell, SkyWave's Vice President of M2M Business. "We continue to add value for organizations using SkyWave products by bringing comprehensive technology with leading partners like ILS Technology to the market.”

Utilities and Oil & Gas industry are currently using SkyWave's IsatData Pro in a wide range of telematics applications such as remote monitoring of process equipment, flow rate and temperature, etc.

Blackwell said that these partnerships complement their business offering with the ability to integrate machine data with seamless integration to back office applications, significantly reducing risk, cost and development times.

While at the same time, ILS Technology is backed with widespread library of ready-to-use programmable logic controller (PLC) drivers and enterprise connectors for vendors such as SAP, IBM (News - Alert), and Oracle enabling customers to build global enterprise-grade solutions quickly and easily.

"We are excited to be working alongside SkyWave, a recognized global leader in the world of satellite communications to complement our strong relationships with the cellular carriers. The partnership provides a footprint ensuring 100% global coverage for mission critical applications," said Fred Yentz, president & CEO ILS Technology.

The joint collaboration is said to bring-forth a highly reliable satellite communication option with deviceWISE M2M platform, catering to the growing demand for Enterprise and SCADA integration across a variety of markets.




Edited by Carlos Olivera


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