• Dell launches IoT Gateway solution following formation of new global IoT product division
  • Dell poised to meet the needs of both operational and information technology through partnerships
  • Gateways complete a critical part of Dell’s end-to-end portfolio of IoT assets and offer customers choice to balance analytics across edge, datacenter and cloud models

Dell today announced the launch of its new Internet of Things (IoT) Gateway that will enable customers to kick-start their IoT solution development projects. This launch comes at back of the formation of a new product division that consolidates its end-to-end IoT products, which the company announced at the Dell Annual Analyst Conference in Austin last week. This new offering underscores Dell’s commitment to help customers in Asia Pacific leverage market opportunities in the IoT ecosystem as the company continues to deliver innovation in this space.

The Dell IoT Gateway is the first of many gateway solutions that Dell is launching to address market demands for IoT developments. Customers who invest in the pilot projects will have a competitive advantage and the flexibility to develop IoT applications for multiple operating systems, including Wind River Linux, Ubuntu and Microsoft Windows IoT. Designed to be future-ready and scalable, Dell Gateway solutions adopt modern, open, flexible architecture and industry standards. Furthermore, it can grow in purpose and scale in tandem with the customers’ IoT ecosystem.

“As consumer and commercial adoption of IoT continues to grow, we see enterprises seeking tools that enable them to programme, document and test software applications for IoT products. The new gateway solution will empower our partners and customers to do more for their IoT environment. With the IoT market maturing in Asia Pacific, Dell remains committed to enhance this already disruptive space while devising practical applications for it in the workplace, at home and on the go,” said Glen Burrows, Area Vice President, Dell OEM Solutions, Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ).

This gateway is an integral part of Dell’s portfolio of IoT-enabling software, services and hardware solutions and has been successfully piloted in building automation applications. Equipped with processing power, Dell’s new gateways are a solid foundation for an IoT edge solution that speeds decision making and action through analytics, and conserves valuable network bandwidth by relaying only meaningful data back to the cloud. With Dell’s IoT gateway solutions, customers can take advantage of analytics scenarios that span gateways, datacenter and cloud leading to analytics-driven action.

The Dell OEM Advantage

Combined with this new line of gateways and growing partnerships with domain-focused system integrators and independent software vendors, Dell is poised to be a trusted partner for developing IoT solutions that meet the needs of both operational technology and information technology.

The Dell portfolio, combined with a rich partner ecosystem, deep vertical and domain expertise, and a collaborative approach enables Dell to provide end-to-end IoT solutions. With established expertise in the telecommunications, healthcare and industrial automation verticals, Dell OEM sees opportunities to help customers within these sectors integrate IT with operational technologies to succeed in the IoT environment. As more countries in Asia Pacific, like Singapore, invest in smart cities initiatives, Dell OEM sees the region as being a prime test bed for these innovations.

The Dell OEM business has shown strong growth in the APJ market with more than 900 customer engagements. The region is also contributing in excess of 20% of the total global OEM revenue, having increased steadily over the past six years. Dell OEM is positioned for leadership in APJ with presence in 18 countries and a rapidly expanding OEM channel partner ecosystem.

As Dell OEM eyes expansion in the Asia Pacific and Japan region, the business recently set-up operations in New Zealand and seeks to establish a strong presence in an exciting market for IoT solutions.

Dell OEM will be sharing insights on a variety of topics related to trends and growth in the IoT market at CommunicAsia 2015. Dell OEM will also be exhibiting its solutions at booth BN3-07 during the event.

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