Dell-EMC and European IT services provider Atos recently made an announcement regarding a joint collaboration with an aim to deal with the growing Internet of Things (IoT) and business analytics markets globally. Originally focusing on North America, further it is expected that the collaboration will cover joint development and design of the service delivery framework and joint market approach.
"We are proud to help Atos enhance their IoT service offering, which will leverage our comprehensive portfolio such as Dell Edge Gateways to securely transfer and analyse important data at the edge of the network," said Jay Snyder, Senior VP (Global Alliances, Industries and Service Providers) Dell-EMC, in a statement.
If reports by a research firm Markets and Markets is to be believed, by 2020, around 40 per cent of IoT-related revenue will come from services. Previous year, the IoT professional services accounted for $57 billion and are expected to reach $158 billion by 2021. The statistics is still predictable to augment annually due to an increasing need for IT consulting and support.
"We are proud to partner with Dell-EMC to provide our clients with the services they need to manage their assets and generate value from them, by leveraging our combined strength in IoT products and services," said Paul Albada Jelgersma, Head of IoT Solutions at Atos.