Actility launches enterprise version of ThingPark platform for private LoRa networks
IoT connectivity platform provider Actility has released a slimmed-down version of its ThingPark solution for enterprise customers.
ThingPark is the most widely deployed LoRa platform among operators of public LoRA networks. Actility announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona it had signed its fiftieth commercial deployment on national LoRa networks with Serbia’s Telekom Srbija.
The LoRa Alliance said this week 67 public LoRA networks, in total, had been established by telecoms operators.
The new ThingPark platform offers private low-power wide-area network (LPWAN) operators a version of a management and control platform that was originally designed for national public operators. “We have taken a carrier grade platform and made it simple and suitable for enterprises,” said Matt Bacon, marketing director at Actility.
The enterprise version, to be distributed by the company’s reseller partners, will enable private organisations to quickly set-up, manage, and scale LoRaWAN-based networks, it said, and to easily route data to their preferred cloud platforms via a simple dashboard.
Actility said onboarding additional devices or sensors is straightforward, as is routing sensor data to application servers, to popular public cloud providers including AWS IoT, Azure IoT, and GE Predix, or to advanced AI platforms such as IBM Watson.
The launch sees Actility go up against Orbiwise and LORIOT in the private enterprise space.
Olivier Hersent, chief executive at Actility, said: “ThingPark Enterprise provides a fast, easy and secure way for any enterprise to start using dedicated LPWA networks today. Based on open standards and continuously evolving, it is ready for the future.”