Atlas Copco chooes Sierra Wireless' Device-to-Cloud IoT Solution

Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR) (TSX:SW), the provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced that Atlas Copco, a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has selected Sierra Wireless´ device-to-cloud IoT solution to transform its industrial compressor business, the company said.

Atlas Copco is expanding its customer service capabilities by deploying IoT applications at the network edge. The machine data collected allows Atlas Copco to provide preventive maintenance, which gives local service teams the ability to deliver the right spare part at the right time for faster fault resolution, saving costs associated with breakdowns and production loss. It also empowers its customers to manage energy usage efficiently and further increases product reliability.

Atlas Copco chose Sierra Wireless´ device-to-cloud solution, comprised of FX30 programmable IoT gateways and the Legato® open source Linux platform tightly integrated with AirVantage®, to quickly develop, deploy and scale its SmartBox solution as a worldwide IoT service focused on customer success.

Sierra Wireless´ device-to-cloud solution provides data collection and delivery, device management, embedded application lifecycle management and best-in-class interoperability, allowing Atlas Copco to securely and reliably push business data from their connected assets to their enterprise systems. Edge processing applications were developed in a secure sandbox using the Legato open source Linux platform.

Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 180 countries.

Sierra Wireless is an IoT pioneer, empowering businesses and industries to transform and thrive in the connected economy.