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Taking the Lead in M2M

Anton leSaux

This year Telefonica, alongside their strategic partner Jasper, have taken the lead on all things M2M at the Convergence Summit South. The event takes place at Sandown Park, Esher over the 7th and 8th of October and is the only 100% Channel event across the telecoms, IT, mobile and data markets. Visitors can sign up to visit the show for FREE here.

The M2M market has experienced exponential growth over the last eighteen months which has led to Telefonica and Jasper hosting workshop’s on both days of the Summit designed to educate and inform resellers why they should be looking to incorporate M2M into their portfolios’.

According to research there are currently 9 billion connected devices worldwide which will rise to 10 billion by the end of 2015. That translates into $20 billion in M2M revenues … can you afford to not have a piece of a market that large?

Lead by Head of M2M at Telefonica Anton Le Saux (pictured) the workshops will identify several key areas for resellers that are particularly ripe for M2M technology now and in the future. The message is that it doesn’t really matter which market you are in as there will undoubtedly be opportunities to be had. The duo will also be dispelling some common myths that have plagued the market to now and will outline how a large upfront investments in skills can be avoided by joining their partner programme. Come and find out how the Telefonica partner ecosystem can guide you through your M2M journey!

Jasper will be supporting Telefonica throughout the Convergence Summit South and is responsible for the platform, Control Centre, which sits behind the Global SIM offered by Telefonica. Control Center is currently used by more than 2000 Enterprises. Across 20 industries, in more than 100 countries. It powers more IoT deployments, in more industries, in more countries than any other.

Control Centre automates the entire IoT service lifecycle. It helps you quickly deploy, manage and monetise your IoT services on a global scale, with the added bonus of local operator support. It provides set and forget automation of the entire IoT service lifecycle and gives you real-time network intelligence, with continuous monitoring of changing network conditions and device behavior.

If you are looking for additional revenues in your existing markets then come along to the Summit and hear Telefonica and Jasper, along with some current customers, talk about M2M deployments which are happening today.

You can find out more about the Convergence Summit South Seminars here.

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