Welcome!

News Feed Item

Digi International, Etherios and Kerensen Consulting Announce Strategic Alliance Agreement

Digi International (NASDAQ:DGII) and Etherios, a division of Digi International, and Kerensen Consulting, the first Salesforce Platinum Partner in EMEA, today announced a partnership to integrate Device Cloud by Etherios™ and The Social Machine® in Kerensen’s product portfolio. The Social Machine and Device Cloud by Etherios are powerful additions to the Kerensen Consulting portfolio, allowing it to offer best-in-class CRM services to its customers already using the Salesforce platform.

With The Social Machine, companies can seamlessly create actionable business information from machine data. The Social Machine is built on the Salesforce1 Platform and uses Device Cloud by Etherios, a platform-as-a-service that provides two-way communication between any device and the cloud to access, control, configure and upgrade unlimited devices over the Internet using a secure and scalable platform.

Today, machine-to-machine (M2M) communications and the Internet of Things (IoT) are transforming the way businesses approach CRM. Companies are able to directly connect their products, devices and assets into business operations, unlocking new efficiencies and value. Together, Digi International, Etherios and Kerensen are able to leverage this massive opportunity by offering the best of both worlds: Digi and Etherios’ combined industry-leading end-to-end M2M solutions and Kerensen’s consulting and integration expertise and leading CRM market presence in the Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.

Comments on the News:

“The Internet of Things was recently named as the fifth driver of CRM by Gartner. Businesses now must find new ways to meet the needs of customers. Integrating the Internet of Things into existing business processes drives new efficiencies, creates new revenue streams and enables companies to offer an entirely new level of customer service,” said Mike Dannenfeldt, senior vice president of Etherios Solutions. “Etherios sought out a strategic partner to meet the increasing international demand for Internet of Things solutions delivered through The Social Machine and Device Cloud by Etherios. The combination of Etherios’ cutting-edge Internet of Things software and Kerensen’s local presence with Salesforce.com customers in European and Asian markets ensures success in deploying connected product solutions.”

“There’s an incredible opportunity around connecting products to business applications like salesforce.com. Etherios and Digi International are uniquely positioned with their end-to-end M2M solution capabilities and a proven track record of nearly 30 years of success,” said Alain Attias, CEO of Kerensen. “Utilizing our innovation DNA and this expertise of deploying solutions—from the hardware to the application—helps customers get complete solutions implemented quickly and experiencing an immediate return-on-investment.”

About Kerensen Consulting

Kerensen Consulting is an operational consulting firm (HQ based in Paris –France), capable of designing and managing projects with a strong impact on the business, in both a local and international environment. Kerensen Consulting offers three service lines: Management Consulting, Business Solutions and Technology Services on a variety of practices such as CRM, Customer Experience Management, Marketing Automation and Enterprise Architecture, Kerensen Consulting is a Cloud Computing pure player and has established strategic alliances with leading Cloud companies such as salesforce.com, Anaplan, CloudApps, ServiceMax and Zuora. As an international Group and cofounder of the CCAN, the first network dedicated to salesforce.com (CCAN*), Kerensen Consulting has successfully delivered more than 400 projects in cloud-based CRM, collaborative work and digital marketing in France, 600 in Europe and 4000 across the world through the CCAN. These eight years of investment, development, experience and management of business challenges have enabled Kerensen to set up a governance model guaranteeing a very high rate of customer satisfaction.

*CCAN: Cloud Computing Acceleration Network

About Digi International

Digi International is the M2M expert, combining products and services as end-to-end solutions to drive business efficiencies. Digi provides the industry’s broadest range of wireless products, a cloud computing platform tailored for devices and development services to help customers get to market fast with wireless devices and applications. Digi’s entire solution set is tailored to allow any device to communicate with any application, anywhere in the world. For more information, visit Digi's website at www.digi.com, or call 877-912-3444.

About Etherios

Etherios is a division of Digi International (DGII), a publicly traded company with over 600 employees in locations across North America, Europe and Asia serving a global customer base. Etherios is leading the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution by helping organizations connect products, people and processes. We are uniquely positioned as the only company providing a comprehensive connected solution encompassing advisory, wireless design and CRM services combined with Device Cloud, our award-winning platform-as-a-service. Our employees deliver unmatched business results and value as evidenced by a 9.9/10 customer satisfaction rating. Etherios is a strategic partner with some of the most recognized firms in the world and is a Platinum Cloud Alliance Partner of salesforce.com.

For more information, visit Digi's Web site at www.digi.com, or call 877-912-3444 (U.S.) or 952-912-3444 (International).

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
"Storpool does only block-level storage so we do one thing extremely well. The growth in data is what drives the move to software-defined technologies in general and software-defined storage," explained Boyan Ivanov, CEO and co-founder at StorPool, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 16th Cloud Expo, held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City.
A strange thing is happening along the way to the Internet of Things, namely far too many devices to work with and manage. It has become clear that we'll need much higher efficiency user experiences that can allow us to more easily and scalably work with the thousands of devices that will soon be in each of our lives. Enter the conversational interface revolution, combining bots we can literally talk with, gesture to, and even direct with our thoughts, with embedded artificial intelligence, whic...
ChatOps is an emerging topic that has led to the wide availability of integrations between group chat and various other tools/platforms. Currently, HipChat is an extremely powerful collaboration platform due to the various ChatOps integrations that are available. However, DevOps automation can involve orchestration and complex workflows. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 20th Cloud Expo, Himanshu Chhetri, CTO at Addteq, will cover practical examples and use cases such as self-provisioning infra...
As DevOps methodologies expand their reach across the enterprise, organizations face the daunting challenge of adapting related cloud strategies to ensure optimal alignment, from managing complexity to ensuring proper governance. How can culture, automation, legacy apps and even budget be reexamined to enable this ongoing shift within the modern software factory? In her Day 2 Keynote at @DevOpsSummit at 21st Cloud Expo, Aruna Ravichandran, VP, DevOps Solutions Marketing, CA Technologies, was jo...
As Marc Andreessen says software is eating the world. Everything is rapidly moving toward being software-defined – from our phones and cars through our washing machines to the datacenter. However, there are larger challenges when implementing software defined on a larger scale - when building software defined infrastructure. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Boyan Ivanov, CEO of StorPool, provided some practical insights on what, how and why when implementing "software-defined" in the datacent...
Blockchain. A day doesn’t seem to go by without seeing articles and discussions about the technology. According to PwC executive Seamus Cushley, approximately $1.4B has been invested in blockchain just last year. In Gartner’s recent hype cycle for emerging technologies, blockchain is approaching the peak. It is considered by Gartner as one of the ‘Key platform-enabling technologies to track.’ While there is a lot of ‘hype vs reality’ discussions going on, there is no arguing that blockchain is b...
Blockchain is a shared, secure record of exchange that establishes trust, accountability and transparency across business networks. Supported by the Linux Foundation's open source, open-standards based Hyperledger Project, Blockchain has the potential to improve regulatory compliance, reduce cost as well as advance trade. Are you curious about how Blockchain is built for business? In her session at 21st Cloud Expo, René Bostic, Technical VP of the IBM Cloud Unit in North America, discussed the b...
You know you need the cloud, but you’re hesitant to simply dump everything at Amazon since you know that not all workloads are suitable for cloud. You know that you want the kind of ease of use and scalability that you get with public cloud, but your applications are architected in a way that makes the public cloud a non-starter. You’re looking at private cloud solutions based on hyperconverged infrastructure, but you’re concerned with the limits inherent in those technologies.
Is advanced scheduling in Kubernetes achievable?Yes, however, how do you properly accommodate every real-life scenario that a Kubernetes user might encounter? How do you leverage advanced scheduling techniques to shape and describe each scenario in easy-to-use rules and configurations? In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 21st Cloud Expo, Oleg Chunikhin, CTO at Kublr, answered these questions and demonstrated techniques for implementing advanced scheduling. For example, using spot instances and co...
The cloud era has reached the stage where it is no longer a question of whether a company should migrate, but when. Enterprises have embraced the outsourcing of where their various applications are stored and who manages them, saving significant investment along the way. Plus, the cloud has become a defining competitive edge. Companies that fail to successfully adapt risk failure. The media, of course, continues to extol the virtues of the cloud, including how easy it is to get there. Migrating...
The use of containers by developers -- and now increasingly IT operators -- has grown from infatuation to deep and abiding love. But as with any long-term affair, the honeymoon soon leads to needing to live well together ... and maybe even getting some relationship help along the way. And so it goes with container orchestration and automation solutions, which are rapidly emerging as the means to maintain the bliss between rapid container adoption and broad container use among multiple cloud host...
Imagine if you will, a retail floor so densely packed with sensors that they can pick up the movements of insects scurrying across a store aisle. Or a component of a piece of factory equipment so well-instrumented that its digital twin provides resolution down to the micrometer.
In his keynote at 18th Cloud Expo, Andrew Keys, Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise, provided an overview of the evolution of the Internet and the Database and the future of their combination – the Blockchain. Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life settle...
The need for greater agility and scalability necessitated the digital transformation in the form of following equation: monolithic to microservices to serverless architecture (FaaS). To keep up with the cut-throat competition, the organisations need to update their technology stack to make software development their differentiating factor. Thus microservices architecture emerged as a potential method to provide development teams with greater flexibility and other advantages, such as the abili...
Product connectivity goes hand and hand these days with increased use of personal data. New IoT devices are becoming more personalized than ever before. In his session at 22nd Cloud Expo | DXWorld Expo, Nicolas Fierro, CEO of MIMIR Blockchain Solutions, will discuss how in order to protect your data and privacy, IoT applications need to embrace Blockchain technology for a new level of product security never before seen - or needed.