SA’s IoT.nxt, Dutch-listed ICT Group in Partnership
South African innovator in Internet of Things (IoT) technology and solutions, IoT.nxt, has entered into a partnership with listed Dutch company ICT Group N.V..
The IoT innovator said this is part of its ongoing expansion into Europe, as demand for IoT applications and digitization grows in this vast market.
IoT.nxt has engaged several companies since opening its first office outside South Africa in The Hague last year, seeking appropriate partners to help drive its entry into Europe.
“IoT.nxt’s hardware and software solutions in combination with ICT’s domain expertise in different industry verticals as well as the expert knowledge of Cloud, Machine Learning, BI and IoT, will enable us – through this partnership – to completely shape the digital transformation journey of customers,” says IoT.nxt CEO, Nico Steyn.
ICT Group is ranked in 5th place in the top 15 listed ICT companies in the Computable 100 and has reached 8th place in the top 15 ICT service providers in The Netherlands.
Jos Bleje, ICT Group CEO, said IoT.nxt’s technology agnostic platform offers horizontal integration of ‘islands’ of digitization with an unprecedented ROI.
“By leveraging all existing devices and infrastructure into one single platform, visibility and new insights are provided that will open doors for new business models and (strategic) services,” says Bleje.
The ICT Group is an ideal partner as they are leaders in their field of expertis.
“Digital transformation is now a business imperative and our companies will jointly assist businesses to embark on and fast-track that process. We believe our innovation, especially around interoperability and edge intelligence, will enhance their offering and deliver fast results for customers,” says Joe Bester, head of IoT.nxt’s Dutch office.