Kopis and Zipit Announce Strategic IoT Partnership
Kopis will be utilizing Zipit’s IoT connectivity and device management technologies to reduce time to market for companies bringing IoT products to market.
Greenville, SC—Kopis, one of South Carolina’s leading custom software development and Business Intelligence companies, and Zipit, an Internet of Things technology company, announced today a strategic partnership to reduce the complexity of developing and supporting Internet-connected products and services.
Kopis will become a distributor of Zipit’s award-winning IoT connectivity and device management software and services, enabling Kopis to easily add device and system management capabilities, along with cellular connectivity when developing IoT applications for companies in various markets like connected health, home automation, intelligent factories, smart cities and more.
“We’re observing more companies getting into the IoT space, whether that is in autonomous vehicles, wireless medical devices, or various applications in manufacturing environments,” said Andrew Kurtz, CEO of Kopis. “Leveraging Zipit’s device management and wireless technology will help us scale our ability to support IoT development projects and help bring new innovations to market much faster, with no compromise in security or reliability.”
Ralph Heredia, Zipit’s VP of Business Development, said “Our goal is to provide technologies that make IoT solution development faster, more cost effective, and secure throughout the product lifecycle –enabling companies to successfully launch business initiatives around connected products and services. Zipit is excited to be formalizing this partnership with Kopis.”
Founded in 1999, Kopis began as a technology consulting and custom software development company. Today, Kopis is one of South Carolina’s leading software companies and an anchor in the technology community. With locations in Greenville and Charleston, S.C., Kopis provides services for a wide variety of clients, ranging from Fortune 100 companies to successful start-ups. Kopis services include: software development, Microsoft Dynamics ERP solutions, business intelligence, mobile app development and SQL managed services.
Zipit Wireless (“Zipit”) provides business and technology solutions for the Internet of Things, that leverage highly scalable, industry-leading cloud infrastructures as well as the company’s proven cloud-based device management technologies, deep IoT consultation expertise and managed IoT services. Zipit helps companies bring IoT products to market faster by offloading the complexities of securing, managing and supporting Internet-enabled solutions. For more information www.zipitwireless.com.