Easily integrate private and public mobile networks into your corporate LAN
In order to truly get the agility and security needed to deploy IoT devices behind your corporate firewall, your business needs more than just a virtualized mobile network. Your business needs to BE the mobile network – this is what we call Enterprise First.
Enterprise First means you can activate and configure devices in seconds using your own subscriber identification module (SIM) across public and private 3G, 4G, LTE and 5G networks including Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS), all within Expeto’s Nextworking platform. Expeto Nextworking customers can manage all devices and applications behind the corporate firewall, controlled with a single pane of glass.
Expeto’s Nextworking platform creates a unified framework across private and public mobile networks under enterprise control. We containerize traditional core network functions, enabling the enterprise to distribute these functions wherever and whenever needed. This groundbreaking innovation allows enterprise customers to easily deploy Expeto’s Nextworking platform all the way to the network edge or in regional clouds as required. Now you can design and execute your digital transformation, mobile workforce and IIoT applications to create new revenue streams, operational efficiencies and improve asset utilization with strict security, compliance and control cycle times.
Expeto simplifies how enterprises connect and manage IIoT applications, devices and their data. Inspired by the flexibility and distributed nature of modern IT architecture, Expeto is leveraging cloud computing, 5G and IoT technologies to build an entirely new IIoT connectivity solution.
The Expeto Nextworking platform enables you to set and manage your network and application policies to realize new and sustained digital efficiencies. This is in contrast to legacy options where you are reliant on security, quality of service and long cycle times which are out of your control, increasing risks and total cost of ownership, limiting the efficacy and ROI of your digital investments.
Easily integrate private and public mobile networks into your corporate LAN
Create network slices to route data by device, determine QoS, security parameters and more
Manage your entire integrated network through an easy-to-use single pane of glass
Deploy first, configure later by instantly connecting and controlling devices shipped to the field
Securely roam between public and private networks with uniform security and management
Automatically extend your security to your IIoT devices, wherever they are located
We expect private cellular networking to be a significant enabler of Enterprise IoT market development. Expeto’s innovative work in this area has an important part to play in maximising the use of LTE technologies for this purpose, and in the evolution of this market to 5G.
As more and more devices become connected, the market for Private LTE is gaining traction due to the need for high-performance networks with cellular based performance and security. Enter Expeto, they are providing a unique private networking solution that eliminates the silos between public and private LTE and puts the enterprise in control from a single-pane of glass.
Expeto enables PASTech to quickly respond to the demands and requirements of our mining customer’s business units. Being able to control and manage their IoT assets through a standard model, covering both public and private LTE networks, reduces operational cost and greatly enhances their security posture
Selected by Digital Supercluster for telework project
Expeto joins the Digital Technology Supercluster to provide its enterprise-first networking solution over 4G/5G networks to provide a secure communications system to enable the safety of healthcare workers through remote care. Initially, this system is being used to connect healthcare professionals to robots capable of performing physical examinations of patients, using digital medical tools deployed within health authorities in British Columbia.
Canadian healthcare workers are three times more likely to contract COVID-19 than the general public. There is an urgent need to protect their well-being to ensure continuity of the healthcare system. Long-term care facilities have had multiple cluster outbreaks and have been the source of more than 80 percent of COVID-19 fatalities in Canada.
The Digital Technology Supercluster is investing $60 million to work with Canadian companies, post-secondary institutions and not-for-profit organizations to improve the health and safety of Canadians by supporting Canada’s commitment to address the COVID-19 outbreak while building expertise and capacity to respond to future urgent situations
The project is working to test remotely operated general-purpose robots, using Expeto’s secure connectivity solution, in long-term care and clinic settings using standard, off the shelf tools such as digital stethoscopes and non-contact biometric monitoring. Secure, reliable and fast connectivity is essential to support the virtual healthcare application, ensuring the security and confidentiality of patient information.
“We are excited to work with Sanctuary AI on this groundbreaking Virtual Healthcare solution, delivering the critical connectivity between remote healthcare workers and robots, ensuring the safety and security of the patient and healthcare worker, while protecting patient data,” explains Michael Anderson, CEO, Expeto.
Expeto has partnered with a number of reputable organizations as part of the project, including the project lead Sanctuary AI, along with the University of British Columbia, the AInBC, a national communications & media company and a major technology company.
“Currently, there is no technology that allows remote workers to participate in the economy to perform physical work. Sanctuary and Expeto are utilizing advances in robotics and AI to create a foundation for digital job growth that can help drive Canada’s economic recovery from COVID-19,” delights Suzanne Gildert, CTO, Sanctuary AI.
In hospital settings, workers will trial a real-world telerobotic system to conduct physical exams. The initiative expands the current capabilities of telework technology – currently limited to video and audio interactions – to make physical interactions possible by connecting and controlling general-purpose robots through secure 5G/LTE networks.
Expeto maximizes control of industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) devices with transformative connectivity solutions for enterprises. Inspired to make IIoT connectivity simple, agile and secure, Expeto is an experienced team of wireless, telecom and cloud technology leaders who are creating a new IIoT customer experience with a patent-pending technology platform.
With global headquarters in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and U.S. headquarters in Portland, Oregon, Expeto has customers who are leaders in the industrial and global energy sectors and partnerships with some of the world’s largest telecom and cloud providers.
More information about Expeto can be found at https://www.expeto.io/
The Digital Technology Supercluster solves some of industry’s and society’s biggest problems through Canadian-made technologies. We bring together private and public sector organizations of all sizes to address challenges facing Canada’s economic sectors including healthcare, natural resources, manufacturing, and transportation. Through this ‘collaborative innovation,’ the Supercluster helps to drive solutions better than any single organization could on its own. The Digital Technology Supercluster is led by industry leaders such as D-Wave, Finger Food Advanced Technology Group, LifeLabs, LlamaZOO, Lululemon, MDA, Microsoft, Mosaic Forest Management, Sanctuary AI, Teck Resources Limited, TELUS, Terramera, and 1Qbit. Together, we work to position Canada as a global hub for digital innovation. A full list of members can be found here.
The COVID-19 Program aims to improve the health and safety of Canadians and support Canada’s ability to address issues created by the COVID-19 outbreak. In addition, the program will build expertise and capacity to anticipate and address issues that may arise in future health crises, from healthcare to a return to work and community.
Brian Anderson, VP of Product, Expeto
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The 5G Open Innovation Lab (5G OI Lab), a global ecosystem of developers, start-ups, enterprises, academia and government institutions, announced today the opening of its lab and launch of its inaugural program for start-ups and their founders with the selection of its first cohort of companies utilizing 5G technology for the development of new applications and markets. Founding partners Intel, NASA and T-Mobile are pooling engineering, technology and industry resources to provide the Lab and selected start-ups with advanced access to platforms to develop, test and bring to market new use cases that unleash the potential of 5G networks both now and in the future. The program launched earlier this month and will run through July 17.
“Our first program provides start-ups with virtual access to mentors and tools to collaborate directly with technology and business leaders to design and bring to life their vision and dreams for new 5G applications.” said Jim Brisimitzis, general partner of the 5G Open Innovation Lab. “We’ve adapted our program into a virtual format in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are grateful to our partners for stepping up their support to ensure our first cohort has the best experience possible in a virtual environment.”
The Lab has selected 17 companies as members of the first cohort that will participate in the 12-week program. Start-ups collaborate with 5G technology experts and business advisors through CEO and CTO roundtables, private working sessions to explore challenges and opportunities, and virtual networking and social events. Founders will also be introduced to leaders in the venture capital community. Content driving the program includes business planning, corporate development and engineering and will culminate in a Demo Day showcase to celebrate the accomplishments and milestones achieved.
“Ecosystem innovation is important to unlocking the potential of 5G, and as a founding member of the 5G Open Innovation Lab, we will help nurture start-ups developing 5G and edge applications that focus on digital transformation for industries,” said Caroline Chan, vice president, Data Platforms Group and general manager, Network Business Incubation Division at Intel. “There is a breadth of opportunities across multiple industries, and to make them a reality it requires this type of industry collaboration to accelerate and bring innovative 5G solutions to market.”
“5G has the potential to transform our world by enabling new, groundbreaking applications,” said Neville Ray, president of technology at T-Mobile. “T-Mobile is building a 5G network unlike any other, with unmatched breadth and massive capacity nationwide. Through efforts like the 5G Open Innovation Lab, we’re providing developers and startups with the tools to unleash transformative services for people across the country, benefitting everything from entertainment and gaming to education and public safety.”
In addition to three companies that are currently in stealth mode, the first cohort includes the following startups:
Aarna Networks – 5G/edge app orchestration, management and automation – https://www.aarnanetworks.com
Evolute – Enterprise container migration, management, and optimization – http://www.evolute.io/
Expeto.io – Platform to manage global Enterprise IoT connectivity – http://expeto.io/
Iunu – Computer vision platform for greenhouse-based agriculture and tracking – https://iunu.com/
Gybe – HW platform and edge service for employee connectivity – http://gybe.inc
Mutable – AirBnB for servers (distributed public edge) – https://mutable.io/
NLM – Optical computing materials and design- www.nonlinearmaterials.com
Numurus – Making robots smarter – https://www.numurus.com/
Omnivor – Holographic real-time and on-demand video platform – https://www.omnivor.io/
OptiPulse – Optical fronthaul mesh networking – https://optipulse.com/
PlutoVR – Spatial communications platform – https://www.plutovr.com/
Scivista – Collaborative, virtual reality data visualization – https://www.scivista.com/
Taqtile – AR/VR platform for frontline workers – https://taqtile.com/
Transparent Path – Building a more agile, efficient & predictive supply chain for food – http://xparent.io
The current cohort of selected start-ups and potential candidates for future cohorts are at various stages of development and have initiated fund raising including Series A rounds of $15 million or more. The Lab does not take an equity position in the start-up companies, rather, those selected have access to a unique partner ecosystem including 5G network and development tools, one-on-one engineering mentorships and knowledge sharing. Applications are currently being accepted online for the Fall program at http://www.5GOILab.com.
The selection process is focused on identifying a class of companies that are applying 5G in diverse markets across agriculture, manufacturing, healthcare and entertainment, as well as other markets. In addition to improvements in mobile communications and networking for the consumer, 5G will enable wireless networks to deliver faster computation and analytics of massive amounts of data, accelerating the adoption of edge computing for enterprises and communities.
Founding partner NASA recognizes the power of 5G technology for space-based applications. The agency will support the Lab with knowledge-sharing and requirements gathering for such applications as nanosat networking, space-based data analytics and processing, remote sensing, space-to-ground communications, weather data analytics and processing and ground communications.
Avanade, an Accenture/Microsoft joint venture and a leading digital innovator on the Microsoft ecosystem, has joined the Lab as a business ecosystem partner to support founders as they develop their 5G development and integration strategies. The Lab has also partnered with Google Cloud for Startups and AWS Activate to enable entrepreneurs to host 5G services and run and test code closer to the user to improve performance and reduce latency. More than 20 additional business, technical and community partners have joined the Lab and serve as mentors and advisors.
Said Aaron Reich, global emerging technology lead at Avanade, “Avanade’s clients are discovering how 5G will enable them to achieve new ways to transform experiences and deliver value to their customers and employees. The Lab will enable us to build innovative solutions together with them.”
Sponsored by the city of Bellevue, the 5G Open Innovation Lab is also a founding member of Washington’s newest Innovation Partnership Zone (IPZ), a statewide initiative, administered by the Washington State Department of Commerce, to stimulate regional economic growth by strengthening industry clusters and intellectual capital, and to accelerate the development of new technologies, marketable products, company formation, and job creation. This unique public-private partnership includes Pacific Northwest National Laboratories, Snohomish County, Washington State University (WSU), and the University of Washington.
Said Brisimitzis, “The ability to move data and communicate across devices and platforms seamlessly and without latency will enable us to connect everyone, anywhere. 5G will enable enterprises to synthesize new knowledge, connect people and devices, and ultimately change their business and how they engage their customers. The result will be a world more connected through intelligence and shared experiences. We’re focused on working with future application developers, industry leaders, and an ecosystem of partners to pursue what the future has in store.”
T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) is America’s supercharged Un-carrier, delivering an advanced 4G LTE and transformative nationwide 5G network that will offer reliable connectivity for all. T-Mobile’s customers benefit from its unmatched combination of value and quality, unwavering obsession with offering them the best possible service experience and undisputable drive for disruption that creates competition and innovation in wireless and beyond. Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile, Metro by T-Mobile and Sprint. For more information please visit: http://www.t-mobile.com.
The 5G Open Innovation Lab (5G OI Lab) is a global ecosystem of developers, start-ups, enterprises, academia and government institutions working together with start-ups to fuel the development of new 5G capabilities and market categories that will transform the way we work, live and play both now and in the future. The Lab provides developers at all stages unparalleled access to open platforms, enterprises and markets needed to create, test and deploy new use cases and innovations for 5G. To learn more about the Lab and its portfolio of companies, please visit https://www.5GOILab.com/ or follow us on Twitter at @5GOILab.
Enabling Enterprise First Global IoT Connectivity
Pod Group, a provider of platforms, software and connectivity services for the Internet of Things (IoT) and connected enterprises has today announced a strategic partnership with Expeto, a platform provider of disruptive cloud and edge IoT connectivity technology. The joint solution enables Pod Group to offer seamless integration of industrial-grade public and private LTE/5G networks to their customer’s existing enterprise IT network, giving them the agility, speed and security to launch IoT applications globally as extensions of their existing networks.
The agreement allows Pod Group to offer large, connected enterprises, such as those with smart manufacturing facilities, the ability to control every aspect of their network combined with the scalability of global wireless connectivity and advanced data path control only Expeto can offer. The solution puts network control inside the enterprise network, in the cloud for public LTE/5G with global coverage and at the edge for private LTE/5G installations for high speed and low latency. Enterprises benefit from the flexibility to deploy new applications and enact network changes in real time, using existing security assets and protocols, managed via one centralized platform.
Pod Group can now offer Expeto-enabled IoT connectivity in over 185 countries on 600+ networks worldwide including support for Private LTE/5G Networks. Pod’s global presence combined with Expeto’s powerful platform for IoT Connectivity, enables the creation of centrally managed private networks in any geography with seamless roaming between private and public wireless networks. Expeto’s ability to dynamically slice the network in real time and group assets under different packet gateways gives total flexibility to set different requirements in terms of speed, Quality of service (QoS) and data path control. Expeto’s Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering gives enterprises the ability to manage all aspects of the network via one pane of glass and when combined with Pod’s modular IoT Suite will enable them to control all their IoT connectivity, security and billing from one platform.
“For globally connected enterprises, especially those with remote sites in the manufacturing, logistics, mining or oil and gas sectors, existing connectivity options such as Wi-Fi or traditional cellular networks do not provide adequate control, security and QoS, especially in mission critical environments.” commented Sam Colley, CEO of Pod Group. “Public and Private LTE networks provide a way to benefit from the promise of 5G today, whilst ensuring complete security and control of connected assets. Our partnership with Expeto adds a whole new dimension to our modular connectivity platform, enabling enterprises to build and control their own networks on a global scale.”
Michael Anderson, Chief Executive Officer of Expeto added “Enterprise Customers require secure, fast and affordable IoT solutions to enable meaningful efficiencies and revenue streams. With Pod Group’s extensive solutions and customer base coupled with Expeto’s groundbreaking IoT Connectivity platform, we can help enterprise customers enable meaningful IoT outcomes without risks of complex integrations, security vulnerabilities and incremental operating costs associated with existing options.”
The Pod Group solution, powered by Expeto, is available immediately and additional details can be found at https://www.podgroup.com/products/iot-security/private-lte
Pod Group is a specialist in advanced connectivity solutions tailored to Internet of Things (IoT) applications, bringing over 20 years of experience, research and innovation to the mobile connectivity market. With offices across the globe and access to 600+ networks in 185 countries, Pod Group provides a complete suite of IoT SIM cards and connectivity solutions, including global multi-network, multi-IMSI, eUICC and LPWAN, combined with end to end IoT security, centralized connectivity management and a hierarchical billing platform. For more information on Pod’s IoT connectivity solutions, please visit: https://www.podgroup.com/products/iot-connectivity/iot-sim-cards/
Expeto maximizes control of industrial IoT (IIoT) devices with transformative connectivity solutions for enterprises. Inspired to make IIoT connectivity simple, agile and secure, Expeto is an experienced team of wireless, telecom and cloud technology leaders who are creating a new IIoT customer experience with a patent-pending technology platform. With global headquarters in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and US headquarters in Portland, Oregon, Expeto has customers who are leaders in the industrial and global energy sectors and partnerships with some of the world’s largest telecom and cloud providers. More information about Expeto can be found at http://www.expeto.io.View Press Release
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Expeto White Paper
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Customer Success Story: Pivotel
Pivotel implemented Expeto’s Nextworking solution to allow trucks to roam between a private mobile network at the mine site and public mobile networks, providing continuous monitoring of asset location and telemetry.Visit Pivotel Website
Expeto’s team is growing
Expeto is growing! We are thrilled to announce that Michael Anderson has joined our team as the new CEO. Bringing extensive knowledge in operations, telecommunications, software and go-to-market platforms, Michael is an experienced leader and entrepreneur who has been tapped to lead Expeto into the next stage of growth. Michael is assuming day-to-day leadership for Expeto and will focus on expanding its successful introduction of Nextworking service to strategic partnerships and enterprise customers world-wide.View Press Release
Expeto White Paper
This white paper explains the security controls inherent with cellular LTE networks and describes additional security that Expeto adds to deliver secure, wireless, worldwide private networking.Download Now
Expeto Networking Overview
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Expeto joins innovation centre, Tomorrow Street
Expeto joined Tomorrow Street and its partner, Vodafone, to collaborate through its innovation centre program for startups.Learn More
Canadian Technology Accelerator Member
In April 2019, the Canadian Technology Accelerator accepted Expeto into its program that supports high potential technology companies that are expanding internationally.Learn More
Expeto raises $4M in Series A Funding
In September 2018, Expeto raised $4M in Series A funding. The funding round was led by Lavrock Ventures.View Press Release
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