Etherios, a division of Digi International (NASDAQ:DGII), today announced it utilized Device Cloud by Etherios(TM), The SocialMachineÂ® and the Salesforce1 Platform to rapidly build and deploy a connectedcar solution for Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. From start to finish, theproject took less than three weeks to complete and encompassed a comprehensiveconnected solution– from the hardware placed in the fleet of cars tocloud-based solutions.
The solution provided event coordinators with vehiclelocation and occupancy information through a rich map-based interface on theirtablets. The solution provided a great experience for conference attendees asthe fleet of connected cars took them to and from Mobile World Congress events.The connected car solution is just one example of how the Internet of Things isbeing applied to enhance customer service and solve business problems intoday’s connected world. Device Cloud and The Social Machine are key enablersthat make all of this possible.
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— “The Social Machine gives machines avoice,” said Mike Dannenfeldt,
senior vicepresident of Etherios Solutions. “In this case, a fleet of
cars wereable to communicate their location and passenger status with
theindividuals they were serving to provide a seamless
experience.””Companies around the world are looking totransform their
businessfor the new social, mobile and connected world,” said Ron
Huddleston,senior vice president, global AppExchange and partner
program,salesforce.com. “Partners such as Etherios are leveraging the
power ofthe Salesforce1 Customer Platform to help companies connect
with theircustomers, partners and employees in a whole new way.”
Connect in a Whole New Way with Social, Mobile andConnected Cloud Technologies Connected solutions are transforming the waybusinesses and people work. Today’s connected company is able to realize tangiblebusiness value as they connect their products into business operations.Etherios is uniquely positioned in this space to provide a comprehensiveconnected solution with expertise and capabilities in advisory, wireless designand CRM services combined with Device Cloud, a platform-as-a-service.
Product Key Features
The Social Machine is built on the Salesforce1 Platformand uses Device Cloud by Etherios, a platform-as-a-service offering thatprovides a cloud-based infrastructure to access, control, configure and upgradeunlimited devices over the Internet using a secure and scalable platform. UsingEtherios Cloud Connector, a free software download, customers can connect anydevice, regardless of manufacturer or operating system, to Device Cloud. This enablesaccess to the device from any application. Using The Social Machine,organizations can seamlessly connect products into core business processes onthe Salesforce1 Platform, transforming raw machine data into actionablebusiness information.
About the Salesforce1 Platform and the Salesforce1AppExchange The Salesforce1 Customer Platform is the new social, mobile andcloud customer platform for building next generation apps. It powers SalesforceCRM, more than 3 million custom apps built by customers and more than 2,000apps developed by partners in its ecosystem. Apps built on the Salesforce1Platform can be easily distributed and marketed through the Salesforce1AppExchance.
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Etherios is a division of Digi International (DGII), apublicly traded company with over 600 employees in locations across NorthAmerica, Europe and Asia serving a global customer base. Etherios is leading the Internet of Things(IoT) revolution by helping organizations connect products, people andprocesses. We are uniquely positioned asthe only company providing a comprehensive connected solution encompassingadvisory, wireless design and CRM services combined with Device Cloud, ouraward-winning platform-as-a-service. Ouremployees deliver unmatched business results and value as evidenced by a 9.9/10customer satisfaction rating. Etheriosis a strategic partner with some of the most recognized firms in the world andis a Platinum Cloud Alliance Partner of salesforce.com. Learn more at www.etherios.com.