Ivanti Acquires Industrial Internet of Things Platform to Help Supply Chain Customers Further Automate Workflows and Achieve Operational Excellence
SALT LAKE CITY – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Ivanti Wavelink, Ivanti’s supply chain business unit, today announced the acquisition of an industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform owned by the WIIO Group, l ‘one of Ivanti Wavelink’s innovative technology and distribution partners based in Paris, France. This platform acquisition will allow customers to gain a 360-degree view of their IIoT equipment, proactively identify and resolve issues, and build scalable applications that improve operational efficiency. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Ivanti Wavelink acquires the technology to further enable and secure the supply chain of the future. Supply chains are constantly changing. Today’s modern warehouses and distribution centers have state-of-the-art smart devices, including smart conveyors, sensors, cameras, robots and cobots. The interconnections between all of these devices and technologies can be complex, expensive and sometimes risky. With this acquisition, Ivanti Wavelink customers will be able to easily interconnect applications with new systems, with a low technical gap, and quickly automate their IIoT hardware and warehouse processes to optimize workflow operations.
Customers in industrial verticals, including transportation and logistics, manufacturing, oil and gas, healthcare and retail, will benefit from real-time intelligence on the health of their equipment, their enabling the proactive detection and automatic remediation of vulnerabilities. Customers will also be able to build low code / no code applications that automate or improve many of their processes, as well as deliver entirely new functionality. More importantly, the high-level abstraction of the solution will allow customers to add and replace layers of technology without impacting the chain of events in place. Customers will be able to integrate these innovative IIoT applications into their existing operations in a simple and transparent manner, thereby improving performance and operational efficiency. The platform increases the agility of clients to make accurate decisions, helps them collect data for blockchain strategy, and facilitates predictive analytics.
“There is a growing demand from companies across all verticals to ensure their supply chain operations are at peak efficiency, ”said Brandon Black, vice president and general manager of Ivanti Wavelink. “We look forward to integrating our technologies and helping our customers to further automate and secure their supply chain operations, while improving the end-user experience and increasing productivity. It is an exciting time to enter the IIoT market, and this acquisition allows us to become leaders in the IIoT industry and transform the businesses of our customers.
“The powerful IIoT framework combined with Ivanti Neuros will allow organizations to quickly and transparently modernize their operations, while reducing the risk of breaches, ”said Fabien Dupuis, CEO of WIIO. “With real-time actionable insights into their supply chain operations and predictive analytics, customers will be able to improve performance by integrating IIoT sensors and automation technologies in amazing ways.
“To support our growth and our digital transformation, we have turned to the innovative, scalable, simple and efficient IIoT solution, ”said Mathieu Barthet, Chief Transformation Officer at General Logistics Systems (GLS) France. “Improving the traceability of parcel shipments, combined with a simplified use of the information collected, has ensured us greater efficiency in our operational decision-making. I am convinced that the combination of the IIoT platform and Ivanti Neuros will continue to meet the challenges and strategic ambitions of GLS France, and will help us to increase the quality of our transport operations nationwide.
About Ivanti Wavelink
Ivanti Wavelink software enables businesses to leverage modern mobile technology in the warehouse and throughout the supply chain to improve productivity, picking accuracy and reduce risk without changing back-end IT systems. It has been deployed to more than 10,000 customers on more than 5 million devices. Ivanti Wavelink is part of Ivanti, which automates IT and security operations to discover, manage, secure, and maintain devices from the cloud to the edge. Ivanti is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, and has offices around the world. For more information, visit www.ivanti.com/wavelink and follow @GoIvanti.
About the WIIO group
Founded in 2011 by Fabien DUPUIS, the WIIO Group is a major player in the French market as a Publisher and Integrator of Solutions. WIIO supports its clients in the transportation and logistics, manufacturing, retail and healthcare industries, providing them with smart, innovative and ROI-focused solutions to strengthen their business. Always at the forefront of innovation, WIIO works on the latest technologies such as IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to provide innovative, personalized and high added value solutions to each of its customers. For more information, visit www.wiio.fr.