IT services company HCL Technologies and European telecom operator Tele2 have entered into a partnership to address the substantial market opportunities for machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions in Europe, a statement issued by the former said here on Thursday.
The two companies will jointly address one of the fastest growing areas of the M2M/IoT market -- the healthcare segment in Europe.
"Our unique and focused partnership approach to the M2M and IoT market has so far proven very successful, enabling us to concentrate on creating the best possible value solutions to address our customers' needs," Rami Avidan, commercial director at Tele2 M2M Global Solutions, said.
"Through partnering with HCL, we will now be able to tap into the healthcare vertical with an extremely competitive offering," he added.
"Tele2's dedicated and fully integrated business unit for M2M solutions demonstrates its clear commitment to this market; earmarking it as our clear partner of choice," Sukamal Banerjee, senior vice president, ERS, HCL Technologies said.