South Africa's population and economic growth have resulted in accelerated urbanization creating business opportunities and expansion for the building management sector.
The current socio-economic context creates a need for property owners in different sectors to improve their buildings' performance. Looking to offer clients a way to quickly deploy new technology into their buildings and retrofit their management systems IoT 360 has added the Wattsense connectivity solution to its catalog and signed on as a distribution partner in South Africa.
IoT 360 is an end-to-end solutions company that creates and takes to market solutions for the entire IoT Ecosystem, such as sensors, gateways, networks, platforms, and applications.
Wattsense is a connectivity solution that enables users to collect and visualize data, retrofit and communicate with a BMS, as well as quickly deploy Smart Building apps so that buildings managers can reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions.
Thanks to Wattsense, small and medium-sized buildings can be cost-effectively transformed into Smart Buildings, saving weeks of installation time and reducing operational costs.
Freddie Siebert, Managing Director at IoT 360
"The reason we decided to distribute Wattsense is because it integrates effortlessly with most PLC backends that use BACnet, Modbus, and other key communication protocols. The value of Wattsense is that we can do remote sensing and integrate crucial sensors in a shorter time and cost-effectively. It is the perfect tool to migrate old legacy PLC to modern IoT systems."
IoT 360 categorizes Wattsense as a versatile, affordable, and scalable solution that offers interoperability and effectiveness and adds value to the customer.
For Wattsense, being introduced in the South African market by such an established company is a crucial step in its distribution strategy.
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