Lantronix and Tech Data Partner to Deliver Innovative IoT Solutions to Industrial, Transportation, Logistics and Retail Verticals
Irvine, Calif. – June 13, 2017 – Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a global provider of secure data access and management solutions for the industrial Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that it is partnering with Tech Data Corporation to deliver innovative IoT solutions to customers seeking to speed their time to market when deploying IoT offerings. In connection with this partnership, Lantronix’s industry-leading device gateways and MACH10™, a brand new application development and deployment platform, will both be included in Tech Data’s SmartForce IoT Solutions portfolio.
Lantronix has been delivering robust connectivity solutions for the machine to machine (M2M) and IoT industry for more than 25 years. Lantronix’s IoT solutions include the SGX 5150, the latest in its line of IoT gateways targeted at providing secure, robust connectivity and device management for machines in a wide range of verticals from industrial to retail to medical and transportation.
“Today, more and more companies are looking to create new business models with the Internet of Things and to do so quickly and securely,” said Jeff Benck, Lantronix president and CEO. “Lantronix IoT device gateways and new IoT platform make it easy for OEMs, system integrators, VARs and their customers to accelerate their IoT deployment strategy and create tangible business value from their smarter, connected machines. We’re excited to be working with Tech Data, a respected global technology company, to promote solutions that help achieve this objective.”
“The partnership between Tech Data and Lantronix offers a compelling IoT solution customized for our partners and their end customers,” said Angie McCourt, vice president, Cisco Solutions Group and IoT Solutions Group, Americas at Tech Data. “We’re leveraging the power of the Lantronix team’s 25+ years of experience in this space, in conjunction with our strategic partner relationships and market know-how, to offer a better customer experience and value, as well as a high level of service.”
Tech Data officially launched its IoT solutions practice in 2016 with one goal in mind—to provide a simplified route for partners to the rapidly expanding IoT market. Leveraging the IoT ecosystem that Tech Data has carefully forged over the last year and targeting specific verticals such as smart spaces, transportation/logistics, manufacturing and retail are part of the team’s core strategy. Resellers, solution providers, system integrators, MSPs, vendors, and end users all benefit from Tech Data’s ability to provide end-to-end, aggregated IoT solutions with best-of-breed components, delivery, implementation and support services.
Lantronix, Inc. is a global provider of secure data access and management solutions for the industrial Internet of Things (IoT). Our mission is to be the leading supplier of IoT solutions that enable companies to dramatically simplify the creation, deployment, and management of IoT projects while providing secure access to data for applications and people.
With more than two decades of experience in creating robust machine to machine (M2M) technologies, Lantronix is an innovator in enabling our customers to build new business models and realize the possibilities of the Internet of Things. Our connectivity solutions are deployed inside millions of machines serving a wide range of industries, including data center, medical, security, industrial, transportation, retail, financial, environmental and government.
Lantronix is headquartered in Irvine, California. For more information, visit www.lantronix.com.
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