ROCHELLE PARK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq:ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions, today announced that it has achieved the Advanced Internet of Things (IoT) Industry Expert Specialization from Cisco. The designation recognizes ORBCOMM as having fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, deploy and support Cisco IoT Industry Expert products and solutions.
The Cisco Advanced IoT Industry Expert Specialization enables partners to combine their Operations Technology (OT) experience with Cisco IT networking knowledge. IoT Industry Expert Specialized Partners have experience working in industries such as manufacturing, energy and utilities, travel and transport, and/or connected safety and security. They have an understanding of Cisco products and concepts to be able to provide their customers the IoT solution they need.
"It's an honor to achieve Cisco's IoT industry expert specialization and be part of their elite group of partners, which is a testament to ORBCOMM's leadership and excellence in delivering world-class wireless products and services," said Marc Eisenberg, ORBCOMM's Chief Executive Officer. "As a Cisco Select Certified Partner, ORBCOMM will facilitate the seamless deployment of IoT solutions, including LTE and xLTE, to a broader set of customers and markets around the world. Our cost-effective, turn-key business continuity and wireless mobility solutions will provide the ongoing management of connectivity services to ensure companies big and small can conduct business normally and prevent lost revenue when their primary network fails."
To earn the Advanced IoT Industry Expert Specialization, ORBCOMM fulfilled Cisco training and exam requirements. ORBCOMM also met the personnel and post-sales support requirements set forth by Cisco.
The Advanced IoT Industry Expert is part of the Cisco® Channel Partner Program. The program provides partners with the training and technical expertise they need to sell Cisco products and solutions.
The Internet of Things
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About ORBCOMM Inc.
ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq:ORBC) is a leading global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communication solutions and the only commercial satellite network dedicated to M2M. ORBCOMM's unique combination of global satellite, cellular and dual-mode network connectivity, hardware, web reporting applications and software is the M2M industry's most complete service offering. Our solutions are designed to remotely track, monitor, and control fixed and mobile assets in core vertical markets including transportation & distribution, heavy equipment, industrial fixed assets, oil & gas, maritime, mining and government.
With nearly 20 years of innovation and expertise in M2M, ORBCOMM has more than 1.3 million subscribers with a diverse customer base including premier OEMs such as Caterpillar Inc., Doosan Infracore America, Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd., John Deere, Komatsu Ltd., and Volvo Construction Equipment, as well as end-to-end solutions customers such as C&S Wholesale, Canadian National Railways, CR England, Hub Group, KLLM Transport Services, Marten Transport, Swift Transportation, Target, Tropicana, Tyson Foods, Walmart and Werner Enterprises. For more information, visit www.orbcomm.com.
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