Rogers Launches IoT 'As a Service' for Canadian Businesses

Rogers Launches IoT 'As a Service' for Canadian Businesses

Rogers Communications announced that it is the first Canadian carrier to offer Internet of Things (IoT) 'as a service' to enterprises to simplify the process of managing complex IoT solutions.

Two of the first solutions being offered as a service include Farm & Food Monitoring and Level Monitoring, and Rogers will deliver these exclusively with blueRover, a Canadian-based IoT provider that provides solutions across many industries. The solutions will be supported end-to-end by Rogers, including the management of devices, applications and connectivity for customers.

According to Rogers, these solutions allow businesses to securely track and monitor assets in real-time, and also automate manual business processes using sensor technology and secure data pathways. A Rogers-dedicated IoT Support team will additionally monitor these solutions to ensure the customer's service is always on.

Additional solutions being offered as a service today include Cold Chain Management and Food Safety Monitoring for restaurants and food kitchens.

Charlie Wade, SVP, Products and Solutions, Enterprise Business Unit
With blueRover, we're bringing connectivity, monitoring and management of IoT solutions in-house so our customers can focus on running their business while we take care of managing the day-to-day.

Nigel Wallis, Research Director, IDC Canada 
By offering IoT solutions as a Service, Rogers, together with blueRover, have the potential to drive adoption of IoT solutions by removing the burden of managing these complex solutions for Canadian businesses.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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