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WebNMS and HMS Networks Partner on Industrial IoT Initiative

Added to IoTplaybook or last updated on: 07/08/2019

WebNMS, the IoT division of Zoho Corp., has entered the industrial IoT (IIoT) market through a partnership with HMS Networks. 

The strategic collaboration will combine the WebNMS IoT platform with HMS Networks’ Ewon Flexy remote access and industrial management equipment in a bid to enable data-driven digital transformation in the manufacturing industry. 

“A comprehensive ecosystem of compatible software and hardware is a game changer in delivering successful IoT solutions,” said WebNMS Director Karen Ravindranath in a media statement. “Through this partnership HMS’ vast set of industrial communication devices are closely integrated into WebNMS IoT platform to facilitate quick and simplified IIoT application development and deployment.”

According to the two vendors, integration between HMS Ewon Flexy products and the WebNMS IoT platform enables uninterrupted multi-protocol data acquisition, processing, analytics, and insights. The platform empowers a wide range of IIoT use cases such as remote monitoring, process monitoring and optimization, predictive maintenance, quality traceability, and asset life cycle management. 

“HMS Networks has been very successful over the last few decades in developing cutting edge communication devices for industrial markets,” said Chip Main, solution partner Manager at HMS Industrial Networks Inc., in prepared remarks. “With the current wave of innovation around the Internet of Things and Industry 4.0, we have become a leader in supplying solutions for industrial communication. With the ever-growing variety of applications, we see an incredible need for partnering with specialized software companies, such as WebNMS, that help our customers get the full value from HMS products. 

“WebNMS has already proven to be a great solution provider by delivering a seamless application to our customers that makes their remote asset data useful and beneficial. We are delighted with the partnership and look forward to our continued collaboration as we help our current and future customers through their data journey.”