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
So you think you are a DevOps warrior, huh? Put your money (not really, it’s free) where your metrics are and prove it by taking The Ultimate DevOps Geek Quiz Challenge, sponsored by DevOps Summit. Battle through the set of tough questions created by industry thought leaders to earn your bragging rights and win some cool prizes.
We're entering the post-smartphone era, where wearable gadgets from watches and fitness bands to glasses and health aids will power the next technological revolution. With mass adoption of wearable devices comes a new data ecosystem that must be protected. Wearables open new pathways that facilitate the tracking, sharing and storing of consumers’ personal health, location and daily activity data. Consumers have some idea of the data these devices capture, but most don’t realize how revealing and...
A completely new computing platform is on the horizon. They’re called Microservers by some, ARM Servers by others, and sometimes even ARM-based Servers. No matter what you call them, Microservers will have a huge impact on the data center and on server computing in general. Although few people are familiar with Microservers today, their impact will be felt very soon. This is a new category of computing platform that is available today and is predicted to have triple-digit growth rates for some ...
Governments around the world are adopting Safe Harbor privacy provisions to protect customer data from leaving sovereign territories. Increasingly, global companies are required to create new instances of their server clusters in multiple countries to keep abreast of these new Safe Harbor laws. Is it worth it? In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Adam Rogers, Managing Director of Anexia, Inc., will discuss how to keep your data legal and still stay in business.
SYS-CON Events announced today that MathFreeOn will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. MathFreeOn is Software as a Service (SaaS) used in Engineering and Math education. Write scripts and solve math problems online. MathFreeOn provides online courses for beginners or amateurs who have difficulties in writing scripts. In accordance with various mathematical topics, there are more tha...
In past @ThingsExpo presentations, Joseph di Paolantonio has explored how various Internet of Things (IoT) and data management and analytics (DMA) solution spaces will come together as sensor analytics ecosystems. This year, in his session at @ThingsExpo, Joseph di Paolantonio from DataArchon, will be adding the numerous Transportation areas, from autonomous vehicles to “Uber for containers.” While IoT data in any one area of Transportation will have a huge impact in that area, combining sensor...
SYS-CON Events announced today that SoftNet Solutions will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. SoftNet Solutions specializes in Enterprise Solutions for Hadoop and Big Data. It offers customers the most open, robust, and value-conscious portfolio of solutions, services, and tools for the shortest route to success with Big Data. The unique differentiator is the ability to architect and ...
The best way to leverage your Cloud Expo presence as a sponsor and exhibitor is to plan your news announcements around our events. The press covering Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo will have access to these releases and will amplify your news announcements. More than two dozen Cloud companies either set deals at our shows or have announced their mergers and acquisitions at Cloud Expo. Product announcements during our show provide your company with the most reach through our targeted audiences.
Successful transition from traditional IT to cloud computing requires three key ingredients: an IT architecture that allows companies to extend their internal best practices to the cloud, a cost point that allows economies of scale, and automated processes that manage risk exposure and maintain regulatory compliance with industry regulations (FFIEC, PCI-DSS, HIPAA, FISMA). The unique combination of VMware, the IBM Cloud, and Cloud Raxak, a 2016 Gartner Cool Vendor in IT Automation, provides a co...
More and more brands have jumped on the IoT bandwagon. We have an excess of wearables – activity trackers, smartwatches, smart glasses and sneakers, and more that track seemingly endless datapoints. However, most consumers have no idea what “IoT” means. Creating more wearables that track data shouldn't be the aim of brands; delivering meaningful, tangible relevance to their users should be. We're in a period in which the IoT pendulum is still swinging. Initially, it swung toward "smart for smar...
@ThingsExpo has been named the Top 5 Most Influential Internet of Things Brand by Onalytica in the ‘The Internet of Things Landscape 2015: Top 100 Individuals and Brands.' Onalytica analyzed Twitter conversations around the #IoT debate to uncover the most influential brands and individuals driving the conversation. Onalytica captured data from 56,224 users. The PageRank based methodology they use to extract influencers on a particular topic (tweets mentioning #InternetofThings or #IoT in this ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Niagara Networks will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Niagara Networks offers the highest port-density systems, and the most complete Next-Generation Network Visibility systems including Network Packet Brokers, Bypass Switches, and Network TAPs.
In an era of historic innovation fueled by unprecedented access to data and technology, the low cost and risk of entering new markets has leveled the playing field for business. Today, any ambitious innovator can easily introduce a new application or product that can reinvent business models and transform the client experience. In their Day 2 Keynote at 19th Cloud Expo, Mercer Rowe, IBM Vice President of Strategic Alliances, and Raejeanne Skillern, Intel Vice President of Data Center Group and ...
Data is the fuel that drives the machine learning algorithmic engines and ultimately provides the business value. In his session at Cloud Expo, Ed Featherston, a director and senior enterprise architect at Collaborative Consulting, will discuss the key considerations around quality, volume, timeliness, and pedigree that must be dealt with in order to properly fuel that engine.
SYS-CON Events announced today that StarNet Communications will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. StarNet Communications’ FastX is the industry first cloud-based remote X Windows emulator. Using standard Web browsers (FireFox, Chrome, Safari, etc.) users from around the world gain highly secure access to applications and data hosted on Linux-based servers in a central data center. ...