In a recent release, Cyient, a global provider of engineering, manufacturing, geospatial, network and operations management solutions, has announced that it has signed a business alliance agreement with Kii Corporation, an Internet of Things (IoT) solutions enablement platform provider. Under the agreement, the two new partners have set out to explore, bid and address business opportunities around smart city deployments.
“I am delighted that we have partnered with Kii Corporation,” said Sanjay Sahay, VP, Cyient. “Kii’s IoT platform will enable Cyient to create innovative solutions and better address smart city requirements for our clients. I look forward to a long and mutually rewarding association with Kii.”
Through this deal, Cyient and Kii will jointly pursue business opportunities globally, by leveraging their complementing skills and strengths. The partnership will combine Cyient’s domain expertise and geospatial capabilities with Kii’s IoT platform to develop connected solutions through smart devices and applications. Under the terms of the agreement, Cyient will also provide Kii with project delivery and implementation services.
“Together, Kii and Cyient will provide a unique offering to optimize smart city asset management systems. I am excited at the opportunities this brings to our customers,” said Paul Barron, Associate VP, Partners & Alliances, Cyient.
On signing the agreement, Masanari Arai, CEO, Kii Corporation, said, “The combination of our IoT solutions enablement platform and solution accelerators with Cyient’s mature engineering design and delivery process presents new opportunities for both companies globally, within smart cities and other IoT segments, such as manufacturing, utilities, healthcare, transportation, and beyond.”
Edited by Ken Briodagh