Mar 16, 2020

Actility and akenza announce integration partnership

Alexis Leibbrandt

akenza is pleased to share a new partnership announcement with Actility, a global leader in IoT connectivity solutions.

Actility - ThingPark™ Wireless Integration into the Akenza Core

Actility and Akenza AG have partnered up to add even more value to the existing Actility solution “ThingPark™ Wireless”. It is now possible for Actility clients to natively integrate their accounts into the Akenza Core and completely manage their IoT device fleet and connectivity in one easy-to-use agnostic Enterprise IoT System, designed to help companies and cities build real-time connected solutions.

Now through Akenza Core, companies get direct access to ThingPark™Wireless to connect IoT devices anywhere, gathering data to cloud applications on any scale through LoRaWAN networks. ThingPark™ Wireless edition is designed for operators, already powering the vast majority of public nationwide LoRaWAN deployments worldwide. ThingPark™ already manages over 30,000 public network antennas, including KPN, Orange, Proximus, or Swisscom networks in Europe, a major cable network operator in the US, CAT, NNNCo or NTT in APAC and many others in over 50 countries.

Actility and the Akenza Core

The native integration of your Actility LoRaWAN Connectivity into the Akenza Core enables you to synchronize and manage existing and new devices from one user interface, alongside other network and sensor technologies. Akenza Core is multi-tenant capable, provides an optimized user interface, data processing (Rule Engine) and data storage capabilities, and a unified experience when using ThingsPark Wireless and other access technologies.

“Actility is happy to be integrated into Akenza Core, bringing an additional mutual value with a joint effort to facilitate IoT business. Companies deploying IoT solutions now have a one stop solution service from the Akenza Core, leveraging a full native integration of Actility’s ThingPark™ IoT Platform, enabling them to synchronize and manage IoT devices and networks from one user interface.”

Olivier Hersent – CEO & CTO at Actility

“Actilty is a world leader in IoT networks management and has a strong background in large-scale project delivery. We are delighted to include them as one of our partners. Not only do we share a common goal to help clients and networks to achieve their IoT goals, we are also committed to providing a seamless experience for all involved.”

Simon Rieser - Co-CEO & VP Product, akenza

ThingPark™ offers key factors for the success of your IoT project: 

  • Full deployment flexibility: private networks with ThingPark™Enterprise, available with a full on-site SaaS platform, all the way to nationwide public networks.

  • Openness: Networks committed to 15 years of IoT services cannot afford single supplier dependency. ThingPark™ is hardware agnostic and runs over all leading LoRaWAN gateway manufacturers, providing seamless administration interfaces and ensuring that you can always use the hardware best suited for your use case, country of deployment, and budget.ThingPark implements open standards APIs and connectors to all leading IoT cloud platforms.

  • All-inclusive industrial-grade service: our SaaS service is fully managed including 365x24/7 monitoring, geo-redundancy & high availability. Non-stop upgrades are also managed by Actility.

  • Comprehensive set of value-added services such as reliable multicast, firmware updates (FOTA), Peering/roaming, or low-power geolocation services, to go beyond connectivity. 

About Actility

Actility is a world leader in industrial-grade Low-Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN) for the Internet of Things. Over 50 public network service providers and thousands of enterprises trust the ThingPark Wireless platform all over the world. Actility also provides patented ultra-low power geolocation technologies through its subsidiary Abeeway. The ThingPark platform, ISO 9001 certified and demonstrating 7+ years of field experience in all regions of the world, is the dependable engine behind many innovations that improve the way we grow crops or livestock and enhance the safety and productivity of many industries, contributing to a more sustainable economy. ThingPark Market provides the largest selection of interoperable gateways, devices, and apps.

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About Akenza AG 

Akenza AG is a global technology provider radically simplifying your IoT onboarding process, so you can focus on the last mile of your IoT application. 

Akenza Core 

The Akenza Core, akenza’s key product, is an easy-to-use agnostic Enterprise IoT System designed to help companies and cities build real-time connected solutions, to decrease time to market with connectivity management, payload parsing, and Rule Engine. akenza is committed to delivering state-of-the-art security protection with the highest regard for privacy. Integration to your own enterprise system is possible due to open APIs, enabling seamless integration of other platforms and services as well as hosting in various cloud environments. 

akenza was born in 2017 to deliver fast, easy, and cost-effective IoT solutions. Founded by Swiss-based digital experts Vikram Bhatnagar and Sascha Smolokovski, akenza is headquartered in the financial capital of Zurich, Switzerland with teams in Amsterdam, Belgrade, Helsinki, and Tel Aviv. In the last three years, akenza has grown very strongly, currently employing 30 employees.

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