November 14, 2017
Afero innovations in security, connectivity, and onboarding combined with D-Link networking leadership deliver unmatched smart capabilities to Home Automation Products
LOS ALTOS, Calif – Afero, a leading provider of an innovative, ultra-secure edge-to-cloud enterprise IoT platform, announced today a partnership with D-Link. A global leader in networking and communications products for the home and enterprise, D-Link has selected the Afero IoT Platform™ to bring a new class of secure smart products to market.
“We are especially happy to be working with Afero, one of Gartner’s Cool Vendors in the Internet of Things. The D-Link Smart Water Sensor system leverages the Afero IoT Platform for its security, reliability, and ease-of-use,” stated Jack McGuigan, VP of Sales at D-Link. In addition to the elegant onboarding, Afero provides a scalable, cloud platform for an array of solutions to address the needs of insurance customers.”
“For over 30 years, D-Link has delivered award-winning communication solutions to the home and to the enterprise,” said Afero CEO Joe Britt. “We are tremendously excited that D-Link has partnered with us to combine our technology innovation with their trusted brand, which will enable their customers, both enterprise and consumers, to rapidly onboard devices quickly and deploy rich IoT solutions easily and rapidly.”
Gartner estimates that over 8.4 billion “connected things” will be in use worldwide in 2017 and that figure is anticipated to reach more than 20 billion by 2020. Total spending on endpoints and services is expected to reach close to $2 trillion in 2017. Afero and D-Link uniquely remove friction and complexity around both endpoints and services, supporting rapid and secure connected product and service deployments.
Afero offers the industry-leading, ultra-secure, next-generation Internet of Things (IoT) platform that spans edge-device connectivity, seamless mobile hubs, multi-cloud integration, and automated development and deployment. Afero enables companies to easily design, build, and manage their entire “intelligent product” lifecycle. Afero simplifies and secures customers’ digital transformation journey at every step, so customers can focus on creating game-changing “smart products”. Afero was named a 2016 Cool Vendor in the Internet of Things by Gartner, Inc. Afero investors include top tier corporations as well as venture capital funds. For more information, visit https://afero.io
D-Link is the global leader in connectivity for home, small business, mid- to large-sized enterprise environments, and service providers. An award-winning designer, developer, and manufacturer, D-Link implements and supports unified network solutions that integrate capabilities in broadband, cloud-based network management, IP Surveillance, storage, switching and wireless. For more information visit us.dlink.com, or connect with D-Link on LinkedIn, Spiceworks and the D-Link Blog.
On behalf of Afero