ettex GmbH, the specialist for M2M software based in Berlin, and M2M Simplexx, the Munich based system expert for M2M online solutions, have entered into a strategic cooperation.
In this connection the M2M integration platform x-active provided by ettex enhances the product and service offering of M2M Simplexx in a perfect way.
Alongside to its outstanding consulting services around M2M in general and various GSM terminals in special, M2M Simplexx is now capable to offer complete M2M online solutions including hardware, software, mobile network services and integration platform as well as their operational service.
Compared to the plethora of vertical M2M solutions offered in the market (e.g. fleet management or metering) both partners pursue a horizontal approach. This enables the solution to be used in all vertical markets and thereby provides the ideal foundation for customers who want to bring their objects (e.g. vehicles, machinery, vending machines) in the field online. Likewise vertical solution providers building their own application on top of the integration platform can do this very fast.
ettex GmbH and its competencies enable customized and state-of-the-art solutions without the need to develop individual software. For this purpose the M2M integration platform x-active serves as the enabling basis for a cost effective and flexible integration of devices into diverse IT systems. Long lasting experience in international projects provided the beneficial insights merged into x-active and the learned lessons from past problems.
“By leveraging the ettex solution we are now in the position to offer our customers all needed elements in order to collect device data reliably world-wide and safely transmit and provide them to the customer IT system in the requested shape” explicates Ulrich Kaindl, Managing Director at M2M Simplexx.
Juergen Klimek, Managing Director at M2M Simplexx, adds: “We notably value ettex because of its experienced personnel and their professional development work. Despite keeping compliance to stringent rules of quality the team acts fast and flexible to new requirements“.
Supported by standard GSM terminals and starter kits from M2M Simplexx, projects can be started quickly and realized in a short time. In this, also the evaluation kits from M2M Simplexx play a key role.
“The cooperation with M2M Simplexx enables us to offer a solution to the customer that let him implement and experience M2M immediately: simply connect the GSM modem to the device and switch it on – right away you are ready to experience M2M and to query or even control devices in the field world-wide.” – Thomas Zedler, Managing Director at ettex GmbH. Helmut Fritsche, Managing Director at ettex, adds: “The advantage is obvious: customers can get themselves a picture of M2M application possibilities in their own field of activity.”
As an innovative and dynamic company, M2M Simplexx is specialized wholeheartedly on M2M communication. The long-time experience of its employees in this market segment constitutes an ideal environment. As one of a few companies of this kind, M2M Simplexx offers an integrated total solution for connecting any kind of equipment or objects to a central office using mobile networks. This includes all elements needed for a secure and reliable connection and data transmission. M2M Simplexx’ scope of services cover (after assessment of customer requirements) all areas from evaluating appropriate hardware, developing and adapting client software for individual communication to client equipment, provisioning needed mobile network services and M2M SIM cards (incl. suitable M2M tariffs and SIM management tools) as well as integrating and adapting to the customer’s IT system.
With all of this the customer gets a complete solution from a single source and can continue to focus on his core competence. M2M Simplexx ensures its customers that all needed parts fit perfectly into one another.
Further information is available at www.m2msimplexx.de.
About ettex GmbH:
ettex GmbH is the manufacturer of x-active the new generation of software for machine to machine (M2M) solutions. Using x-active supervising world wide scattered devices (e.g. machinery, cars, vending machines) has never been easier before. x-active connects the existing IT systems, such as control center or ERP systems, with the devices and ensures a secure remote read out of information or control of the device functionality. The system is ready to use for all vertical markets. Based on x-active different solutions have been created: From the first evaluation of a possible M2M solution (sometime also referred as telematics, remote maintenance) up to operation of M2M systems in a huge number of units. ettex has been founded by Helmut Fritsche and Thomas Zedler in early 2009 and connects the know how of a market leader with the flexibility of a medium-sized business The idea to establish their own company came up after Siemens AG decided not to continue the division Wireless Modules .
Further information is available at www.ettex.de