Vodacom South Africa has partered with PTC, a leading provider in Industrial IoT, augmented reality and connected solutions to implement a local version of the ThingWorx IoT platform from PTC in order to develop new IoT applications and solutions.
ThingWorx contains a comprehensive set of integrated IoT-specific development tools and capabilities, offering some of the industry’s deepest functionality.
Vodacom has identified the expansion of its IoT propositions as one of the key strategic growth areas of the business and continues to aggressively drive investment in this. The launch of ThingWorx in South Africa will allow Vodacom to service customers across the continent as it creates and develops secure IoT solutions across key verticals, including retail, health, utilities, manufacturing, logistics and for the consumer.
This collaboration with Vodacom is an expansion of the relationship between PTC and Vodafone, Vodacom’s parent company, which is focused on the development of new IoT applications and solutions.