TAMPA, Fla. – April 12, 2017 – Syniverse today signed a Collaboration Agreement with QiO, a U.K.-based fast-growing Industry 4.0 software company, to combine the two companies’ cloud-based platforms resulting in global reach to support the need for reliable, secure connectivity and advanced manufacturing techniques that are vital to implementing Industry 4.0.
“Syniverse is uniquely positioned to provide truly global connectivity to QiO’s NAUTILIAN™ platform.” said Tim Moss, Chief Operating Officer, Syniverse. “Syniverse’s network reaches 200 countries and territiories, capable of connecting manufacturers with plants in every region of the world as well as connecting every mobile device globally – allowing QiO’s industrial customers to have real-time, secure connectivity to their assets and plants while also enabling clearing of mission critical data between those industrial customers and their business partners.”
QiO’s NAUTILIAN platform is a multi-sided platform built on open-source standards that enables manufacturers and industrials to unlock capacity, deliver higher quality and gain greater visibility across the entire value chain. The Collaboration Agreement brings together the NAUTILIAN platform with Syniverse’s platform of services and global network that delivers reliable, secure connectivity, policy, data clearing and financial settlement capabilities.
“We are thrilled to be collaborating with Syniverse to bring about this one-of-a-kind solution to our customers,” said Baz Khuti, Co-Founder and CEO, QiO. “Industrials need real-time, secure connectivity to their assets, regardless of the location, and no matter whether their workforce is at home or on the road, reliable, secure connectivity is required. Further, our customers require the ability to transfer confidential data and insights in real-time between their plants and their customers, including the need to execute pay-as-use financial settlement for those transactions. Now, with our relationship with Syniverse, we are able to deliver this secure connectivity, visibility, clearing and settlement capability to our customers as they drive toward the next generation of industrial manufacturing.”
QiO, which was founded in 2015, has quickly attracted a marquee roster of clients in the Aerospace, Marine, Oil and Gas, and Manufacturing markets. The company, based in the U.K., is growing quickly and has operations in Germany, the United States, and India.
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