Sierra Wireless announces advanced analytics and reporting for cloud based vehicle fleet operations

AirLink® Management Service – Advanced Reporting and Analytics (ALMS ARA) adds operational insight for vehicle fleet operations to Sierra Wireless’ secure, cloud-based device management platform
Vancouver, Canada-October 01, 2018
Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW), the leading provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced general release of AirLink® Management Service – Advanced Reporting and Analytics (ALMS ARA). The new features enable organizations to manage their vehicle fleets using Sierra Wireless’ industry-leading AirLink gateways, routers and cloud-based management platform by providing a deeper level of actionable insight and analytics into vehicle use, driver behavior and fleet maintenance.

ALMS ARA offers the same core device configuration, over-the-air (OTA) software updates and monitoring capabilities as ALMS but adds a powerful reporting and analytics engine and pre-defined reports to provide users with actionable business data. The first release of ALMS ARA includes reports that help managers of small-to-medium sized fleets gain insight into their vehicle fleet operations, including vehicle stops and trips, driver behavior, speeding and harsh acceleration incidents, and vehicle engine faults for proactive maintenance.

“Public safety, utilities and field service organizations are looking for a simple platform to collect actionable data from their fleets to transform and optimize operations,” said Tom Mueller, Vice President Product Line Management, Enterprise Solutions, Sierra Wireless. “With the addition of advanced reporting and analytics, our customers can use their trusted AirLink networking solution to provide business insights in addition to secure, managed LTE connectivity.”

Customers using supported AirLink devices, such as the AirLink MP70 with vehicle diagnostic interface (OBD-II/J1939), can use ALMS ARA to get cloud-based access to rich vehicle telemetry data through powerful APIs.

Sierra Wireless will demonstrate ALMS ARA at the upcoming International Association for Chiefs of Police (IACP) event, October 6-9, in booth #421.

ALMS ARA Free Trial Offer
Ready to try it? Until March 2019, ALMS ARA is free for fleets of 15 devices or less. Sign up here to create an ALMS Free Tier account: https://na.airvantage.net/accounts/signup?type=AVMS_AL

Pricing and Availability
ALMS and ALMS ARA are priced at $18/year/device and $54/year/device respectively. ALMS and ALMS ARA are commercially available today through Sierra Wireless’ authorized channel partners. To contact the Sierra Wireless Sales Desk, call +1 877-687-7795 or visit http://www.sierrawireless.com/sales.

Resources
Blog: Lower Security Risks, Reduce Costs and Increase ROI with an IoT Network Management Solution
Video: https://www.sierrawireless.com/resources/videos/airlink-management-service

About Sierra Wireless 
Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW) is an IoT pioneer, empowering businesses and industries to transform and thrive in the connected economy. Customers Start with Sierra because we offer a device to cloud solution, comprised of embedded and networking solutions seamlessly integrated with our secure cloud and connectivity services. OEMs and enterprises worldwide rely on our expertise in delivering fully integrated solutions to reduce complexity, turn data into intelligence and get their connected products and services to market faster. Sierra Wireless has more than 1,300 employees globally and operates R&D centers in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.sierrawireless.com.

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Contact: 
Kim Homeniuk
+1 604 233 8028 
khomeniuk@sierrawireless.com