Aptilo Appoints Jan Sjönell to VP Internet of Things

26 Jul, 2016, 08:00 ET from Aptilo Networks

STOCKHOLM, July 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Further supporting the company's growth strategy, Aptilo Networks announced that Jan Sjönell, formerly the company's Managing Director, Asia/Pacific, has been named Vice President of Internet of Things (IoT). Sjönell, one of Aptilo's founding members, will be responsible for developing Aptilo´s strategic and operational direction within the IoT arena.

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"We have enabled connectivity for things over IP-based networks for the last 15 years and lately seen an accelerating interest for IoT among our operator customers and partners," said Paul Mikkelsen, CEO, Aptilo Networks. "We will now take this to the next level by further developing our offerings and partnerships. Jan´s keen understanding of our customers, partners and solution capabilities makes him very well-suited to lead our IoT initiative."

The Aptilo Service Management Platform™ (SMP), with its advanced AAA, policy and security features, has the scalability and flexibility needed to provide a modern vendor-agnostic management platform for all connected devices.

"Aptilo SMP has an excellent track-record in making the most out of our partners' equipment and interacting with external systems for policy decisions," said Jan Sjönell, VP Internet of Things, Aptilo Networks. "This makes us well-positioned to take a leading role together with our ecosystem partners for high-capacity management of all connected things."

About Aptilo Networks 

Aptilo Networks is a leading provider of carrier-class systems to manage data services with advanced functions for authentication, policy control and charging. Aptilo Service Management Platform™ (SMP) has become synonymous with Wi-Fi service management and Wi-Fi offload in large-scale deployments with 100+ operators in more than 70 countries, and is a critical component of Wi-Fi calling and IoT. For more information visit http://www.aptilo.com.

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