Gemalto and Jasper Alliance offers a Single eSIM for Manufacturers and Distributers of IoT Devices

By CIOReview | Wednesday, March 2, 2016
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AUSTIN, TX: Gemalto, a digital security provider, in association with Jasper to simplify the global development process of IoT devices and services through on-demand subscription management. Gemalto unveiled the partnership plan with Jasper at Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 2016. Jasper provides Cloud based IoT platform to companies of all verticals to manage and monetize IoT services on a global scale.

The joint alliance simplifies the deployment of connected services worldwide for mobile operators, device manufacturers, and application providers. With the single embedded SIM (eSIM) customers can provision and manage subscription on various devices, hence making it more efficient and cost effective deployment models. It also enables rapid distribution and device activation. Connected devices can now be transferred seamlessly between networks to leverage from local operator support, assemble with cross border roaming policy and respond to the expense queries.

"Enterprises across every industry are already looking to deliver IoT services to their customers today, but the ability to expand those services globally across multiple mobile operators can be daunting," stated Macario Namie, VP Strategy, Jasper. 

"Our customers can dramatically increase opportunities and growth across IoT verticals such as mHealth, automotive, and consumer electronics that rely on seamless cross border connectivity," quotes Benoit Jouffrey, VP of On-Demand Connectivity, Gemalto.

Key benefits that network operators and enterprises will gain from the partnership between Gemalto and Jasper:

The firms are offered with a single SIM for both manufacturing and distributional processes across all demographics regions. With Jaspers platform, eSIM can be configured as local on network operator globally. In addition, Jasper Control Center makes the interface accessible and provides a common view of all the devices worldwide. The integrated solution will globally provide local regulatory compliance, while the localized rate plans provides the ability to control and predict the associated costs.