Ayla Networks to Connect Ozner Smart Water Filtration to the Internet of Things
Ayla IoT platform supports the water purification manufacturer’s continued
Apr 19, 2016
Ayla Networks, a global Internet of Things (IoT) platform for manufacturers, today announced that it is collaborating with Ozner Water International Holding to expand the Chinese company’s leading position in smart connected water filtration systems.
Ozner, a leading water purification company in China, is leveraging Ayla’s IoT cloud platform to better manage and maintain its smart-connected water filtration systems and to support global expansion beyond the Chinese market. The Ayla IoT platform provides not only the security and reliability Ozner requires, but also the global reach to manage devices in multiple geographies, including both China and international markets.
“Ozner is a fast-growing company that is a leader in its market in China,” said David Friedman, CEO and co-founder of Ayla Networks. “We are excited to work with them to help expand into international markets, and we share their vision of leveraging the IoT to take a leadership position in providing better, safer products.” Ozner uses cloud connectivity to identify and solve system malfunctions in its connected products and to monitor filter cartridges for replacements.
“With Ayla’s technology, Ozner can very efficiently launch new connected products in international markets that maintain the high degree of quality our customers expect,” said Xiao Shu, chairman of the board and CEO of Ozner. “We are able to leverage remote monitoring and control capabilities to maintain our products and to make sure our customers have a clean, safe experience with their water.”
Ayla’s highly configurable IoT platform, along with its fully integrated Ayla Insights business intelligence and analytics platform, enables Ozner to rapidly evolve its connected product line based on real-world data about actual customer requirements. Additionally, Ayla’s platform allows Ozner to connect its customers to applications from leading Chinese social networks, such as Weixin (offered as WeChat outside China).
Headquartered in Shanghai Pudong, Ozner is a large-scale diversified enterprise that researches, develops, manufactures and markets products for high-tech markets worldwide, with water purification and air purification its main businesses. Customers for Ozner water and air purification systems are in healthcare, foods, electronics and other markets. The company also provides technical support services for its products. More information is available at english.ozner.net.
About Ayla Networks
Ayla Networks empowers leading manufacturers by simplifying the inherent complexity of the Internet of Things (IoT), enabling them to turn their products into smart connected systems and transform their businesses to compete in the game-changing world of connectivity. Delivered as a cloud platform-as-a-service (PaaS), Ayla’s IoT platform provides the flexibility and modularity to enable rapid changes to practically any type of device, cloud or app environment. Ayla Networks was named a 2015 Cool Vendor in the Internet of Things by Gartner, Inc. Ayla’s investors include Cisco, the International Finance Corporation, SAIF Partners, Crosslink Capital, Voyager Capital, Linear Venture and SJF Ventures. For more information, visit www.aylanetworks.com.
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