Arm and China Unicom to drive IoT

Arm and China Unicom today announced a long-term partnership agreement to deliver IoT scalability, security and simplicity to Chinese enterprises and global companies looking to have a local presence in China.

The collaboration will provide a flexible, high performance and secure solution by leveraging Arm Pelion Device Management, Arm Mbed OS, China Unicom’s new IoT platform and a rich device and application ecosystem.

The solution provides device-to-data security and device management by building on top of Arm’s Pelion Device Management service that can manage any device type, and being tightly integrated with Mbed OS. Through the Arm and China Unicom partnership, Chinese enterprises and foreign companies operating in China will be able to easily deploy and manage IoT applications at scale across verticals, including smart utility, smart cities, smart logistics and more.

Dipesh Patel, president, IoT Services Group, Arm said, “With China Unicom licensing Pelion Device Management and using Mbed OS, we are together bringing tremendous scale and simplicity in enabling the secure development and management of IoT devices so that enterprises can obtain value from their deployments.”

Chen Xiaotian, General Manager – IoT, China Unicom said, “Facing the ever-increasing number of devices, we believe that our collaborations with Arm will help our clients to efficiently grow their businesses, provide better service experiences and earn higher investment return. Furthermore, we will build the whole IoT ecosystem together, facilitating IoT upgrades and service transformation.”

 

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