Somo will enhance its range of mobile software and enterprise solutions by leveraging IBM’s mobile platforms. Working alongside IBM’s worldwide sales and account management workforce, as well as development partner Apple’s fantastic enterprise hardware and software, Somo will solve a wide range of integration opportunities for large corporates.
Somo has extensive experience in providing mobile solutions for a range of large companies and brands such as BP, Prudential, Fidelity and Bosch. Somo’s expertise and innovation lead in the new connected world of customers, cars and homes and will be further accelerated into the world of Connected Enterprise.
This collaboration will provide a user-friendly, end-to-end, mobility solution for enterprises and brands. IBM’s robust cloud services optimised for iOS, including device management, security, analytics and mobile integration, will combine with Somo’s innovation, design and solution strengths. This best of breed offering will be teamed with Apple’s world-famous consumer experience, hardware and software integration and developer platform.
Simon Peel, Director, IBM Mobile Business Europe, enthused: “By working with Somo, we have created a fantastic, winning combination to solve our customers’ challenges in mobile. We will also help customers realise the potential of the new connected world and how it will change their businesses. We are very pleased to collaborate with such a talented and professional mobile solutions provider.”
Nick Hynes, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Somo, commented: “I’m very excited that Somo will be joining up with IBM and building upon Somo’s existing relationship with Apple to transform the world of enterprise. Our product development skills and wide experience earned through our network of global customers such as Audi, De Beers and Red Bull can now be accelerated to IBM’s client base. Our aim is to power the world of the Connected Enterprise.”
Somo (www.somoglobal.com) is the world’s leading independent provider of mobile and connected world products and solutions, with a mission to help businesses take advantage of the evolving connected world to increase sales, develop customer engagement and enhance productivity.
The company has three focused business units, linked by a world-class strategy and innovation team:
- Custom product development
- Connected customer marketing
- Products and platforms
Somo was recently ranked #19 in The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 league table, which ranks Britain’s private technology, media and telecoms (TMT) companies with the fastest-growing sales.
Somo has built some of the most innovative and creative products in the market and run some of the most successful campaigns for brands all over the world such as Audi, De Beers, BP, New York Times and AirAsia Expedia. Founded in 2009, the privately-held company of more than 180 employees is based in London and has offices in New York, Singapore, Berlin, San Francisco and Los Angeles.