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Telit and Freudenberg IT Announce Cooperation on Industrie 4.0 Device Management for Industrial IoT

Both companies will showcase their Industrial IoT solutions at Hannover Messe Germany from April 24 -28

London, April 20, 2017 –  Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced its cooperation with global full-service IT provider Freudenberg IT on industrial device management, utilizing the Telit deviceWISE IIoT platform. Freudenberg IT (FIT) is part of the Freudenberg group, a global technology group employing more than 40,000 people worldwide. As trusted Cloud partner of Germany’s SMB, FIT specializes in industrial shop floor solutions and SAP consulting services, both for the Freudenberg group and external clients.

The cooperation between FIT and Telit will focus on transforming the business service and offerings of manufacturers, enabling them to capitalize on all the benefits of Industrie 4.0. With Telit’s software platform technology and Industrie 4.0 know-how, paired with FIT’s integration and implementation expertise in the industrial market, manufacturers can digitize their entire supply chains with ease.

“We are extremely proud about our mutual go-to-market strategy with Freudenberg IT because of their best-in-class expertise in developing Industrie 4.0 solutions. Our complementary offerings provide FIT with real-time manufacturing data, allowing them to offer Industrie 4.0 transformation to end customers,” said Jens Schmolik, Sales Director IoT Services DACH, Telit. “The Telit deviceWISE IIoT platform, with its ability to connect any device to any application, together with the FIT shop floor suite, gives manufacturing companies an easy onramp to the IoT which results in a very fast time to market.”

By utilizing the deviceWISE IIoT platform and the Cloud-based Telit IoT Portal, Freudenberg IT is now able to generate data from devices, machines and programmable logic controllers from all major vendors and make that data immediately available to backend systems, such as SAP. In addition, deviceWISE offers the broadest library of pre-configured drivers for Modbus, OPC DA/UA and other communication protocols, thereby minimizing custom development and coding for faster and easier deployment.

“Looking at the current digital readiness of mid-size and large production companies, it is extremely important for most of them to implement truly success-oriented and holistic IoT approaches right now. Our new partnership with Telit is a perfect example for how to cooperate in the interest of customers. Together we make IoT success tangible,” said Horst Reichardt, CEO Global, Freudenberg IT.

At Hannover Messe, taking place from April 24 – 28, Telit will showcase their IoT Factory Solutions in hall 8, booth C24. To schedule a meeting, please click here. Freudenberg IT will also be present as co-exhibitor at the SAP booth at Hannover Messe, located in hall 7, booth B04.

About Freudenberg IT

Freudenberg IT (FIT) is a global, full-service IT provider based in Weinheim, Germany.

FIT has been a reliable IT partner for small and medium-sized enterprises for over three decades, always driven by the same motivation, in all corners of the globe: to transform complexity into user-friendliness, focusing consistently on key customer requirements.

FIT has been an official SAP Partner since the very beginning, offering a wealth of expertise on the entire range of SAP solutions. Its FIT Shop Floor Suite is an SAP-centric MES solution that was developed specifically for SMEs in manufacturing – the kinds of industrial enterprises that have always considered FIT their trusted partner, a companion who helps pave the way for connected manufacturing (Industry 4.0). The FIT portfolio revolves closely around customer needs and also includes a comprehensive offering of products and services based on our strong partnership with Microsoft. Whatever the field of innovation – from big data/SAP HANA to cloud computing, enterprise mobility, or the implementation of Microsoft solutions – FIT has an established track record that is almost unmatched in the industry. This track record is a direct reflection of the consistent mission of FIT, both locally and globally: IT Solutions. Simplified.

FIT currently employs around 850* people across a variety of locations in Europe, the Far East, and North America. Its annual turnover is €165.8* million. (*2016)

To find out more about FIT, go to http://www.freudenberg-it.com. For more on the Freudenberg Group, go to www.freudenberg.de.