[Barcelona, Spain, March 3, 2015] Huawei and Giesecke & Devrient signed an Alliance Collaboration agreement to promote global connectivity management services.
The purpose of these services are to remove the entrance barrier for device makers, aiming to deliver global products and solutions.
The connectivity management services greatly simplify the supply chain logistics, reduce deployment cost and enhance quality of service for products such as Smart meters, Connected Cars, wearable devices and others. Multinational enterprises, especially Chinese multi-national enterprises will greatly benefit from a proven, integrated e2e platform delievered by two market leading companies.
The global connectivity services are to provide one stop, low-cost connectivity services with a guaranteed quality of service and efficient access to local network connectivity through secure Over-the-Air provisioning of a local MNO subscription, which can allow the enterprise design and produce one product type for all the countries around world. Zhang Pingan, president of Huawei Software and Stefan Auerbach, Group Executive Mobile Security and Member of the Management Board at Giesecke & Devrient attended this ceremony, and witnessed this MOU signing on behalf of Huawei Software and Giesecke & Devrient.
The two companies create with this partnership an opportunity to combine their product strengths and resources. Huawei contributes with its global mobile network management platform and infrastructure and G&D brings in its M2M SIM card portfolio and its secure OTA managed services for the product life cycle management of the M2M/IoT devices and SIM cards.
With the signing of today’s MOU both companies are very proud to serve and innovate the important growing M2M/IoT market.
MWC 2015 takes place in Barcelona from March 2-5. Huawei will showcase its latest products and solutions at Fira Gran Via Hall 1 and Hall 3. For more information, please visithttp://www.huawei.com/minisite/mwc2015/en/index.html.