The Ericsson Device Connection Platform (DCP) is a cloud service enabling operators to offer connectivity management to their enterprise customers. It supports operators in building up IoT solutions from device connection to the deployment of enterprise services.
For business’ and enterprises to realize the full potential of innovation on a global scale and reap the benefits of a compelling IoT service experience, three requirements need to be fulfilled:
The DCP eco-system of operators allows enterprises to start locally and grow business globally step-wise by tapping into the existing operator network. DCP handles multi-domestic connectivity, which means that the enterprise only interfaces to one selected operator, the lead operator. The lead operator taps into the present eco-system or joins forces with new operators as required by the enterprise.
With real-time cost control enterprises can join the fast-paced development of the IoT with minimal investment – at minimal risk.
Device Connection Platform is a dedicated M2M / IoT platform to handle connectivity – and subscription management as well as OSS/BSS during the complete device lifecycle. For enterprises, the core value comes from more efficient business processes:
The platform offering comprises:
In addition to the DCP platform Ericsson are committed to assisting operators’ sales and marketing teams go to the market and to secure deals. Our proven go-to-market program includes everything the operators’ sales and marketing force needs. Working with many operators around the world, we share best practices highly relevant to win business.
To further grow the business and increase the value of the offering we:
In addition to a great product offering, operators must be ready to meet the business-critical requirements to ensure success. Working with many operators around the world, we share proven best practices highly relevant to meet success and provide the sales and marketing collaterals needed to win business.
Local sales development support
After the initial setup and launch, we provide local sales development support, assisting the operator in the efforts to sell M2M connectivity to enterprises including e.g. value based selling and lead generation activities.