Dell Services (Round Rock, Texas) has signed an agreement with ThingWorx, a PTC company, aimed at providing services to help companies adopt Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities using the ThingWorx IoT platform. Dell says it will offer a combination of technology and business expertise to help customers reduce the time, cost and risk associated with building IoT applications. The agreement includes Dell’s Digital Business Services joining the ThingWorx System Integrator Program. As a ThingWorx system integrator partner, Dell Services will offer digital capabilities across cloud, mobility, social media, big data and digital transformation consulting to deliver comprehensive professional services dedicated to IoT, according to the vendor.
Dell’s service portfolio is tailored for specific industries, and the company reports leveraging investments in its Silicon Valley-based Internet of Things Lab, jointly funded by Intel to design and launch solutions including smart buildings and connected products as well as next generation insurance, for customers.
“Our customers today are seeing true business value in the Internet of Things, which is occupying a prominent place on their digital business agenda,” comments Raman Sapra, executive director and global head, Dell Digital Business Services. “Our relationship with ThingWorx is yet another step towards helping our enterprise customers realize the business benefits of IoT through a consulting-led approach.”
Dell also announced a new IoT gateway designed to help customers kick-start their IoT solution development and begin realizing the value of IoT. The Dell IoT gateway will participate in the ThingWorx Ready program, designed to validate interoperability between complementary products and the ThingWorx platform.
“We are happy to welcome Dell into the ThingWorx System Integrator Program,” comments Russ Fadel, President and General Manager, ThingWorx. “The digital services solutions offered by Dell on a global basis will help ThingWorx customers accelerate the real, tangible benefits of implementing IoT-based solutions.”