Vodafone launches IoT Express

Vodafone Ireland, in partnership with Asavie, a provider of secure Enterprise Mobility and IoT Connectivity, have has announced the launch of Vodafone IoT Express, the company said.

Vodafone IoT Express is a new offering designed to enable Irish businesses avail of highly scalable and secure SIM-based IoT connectivity on cellular networks, including Vodafone´s latest Narrowband-IoT (NB-IoT) network.

In 2017, Vodafone announced the world´s first live commercial NB-IoT networks in Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands and Spain. NB-IoT is the newly agreed standard for an industrial grade Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) network layer that will allow millions of everyday objects to be connected to the Internet of Things (IoT).

Asavie PassBridge© is a Software Defined Networking (SDN) solution that creates private IP networks plus all the associated RADIUS, firewalling and routing functions via an API or web interface. It´s the perfect complement to Vodafone´s existing strengths in IoT, solving the IPSec VPN and SD-WAN challenges associated with a private APN or customized ISP service at scale.

TechConnect Live, in association with Vodafone, is Ireland´s largest annual business and technology exhibition for Micro, SME and Enterprise level companies. For more information and to register for free on http://techconnect-live.com/.

Vodafone is Ireland´s total communications provider with 2.3 million customers and employs over 2,000 people directly and indirectly in Ireland.

Vodafone provides a total range of communications solutions including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications to consumers and to small, medium and large businesses. Since 2011, Vodafone has expanded its enterprise division, offering integrated next-generation fixed and mobile solutions in addition to cloud-based platforms, machine to machine services and professional ICT support.

Vodafone Group is one of the world´s international mobile communications groups with mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with mobile networks in 55 more, and fixed broadband operations in 17 markets. For more information, visit www.vodafone.ie

Asavie makes secure connectivity simple for any size of mobility or IoT deployment in a hyper-connected world. The Asavie PassBridge® platform powers on-demand services for the secure and intelligent distribution of data to connected devices anywhere. This enables enterprises to harness the power of the Internet of things and mobile devices to transform and scale their businesses. Strategic partners include AT&T, Telefonica, Verizon, Vodafone, as well as Arrow, AWS, Dell and MultiTech.