Olivetti SpA, digital farm for the IoT solutions of the TIM Group, e SECO SpA, excellence in the field of technological innovation and the IoT, have just signed a multi-year partnership agreement to collaborate in the development and commercialization of intelligent hardware and software solutions, in support of companies looking for an acceleration of digitization processes.
The SECO agreement strengthens the industrial partnership with Olivetti for the supply of hardware already included in the current SECO product catalog, as well as for the joint development of industrial hardware and software solutions, to be created specifically for Olivetti and to be distributed under the brand. “Olivetti powered by SECO”.
SECO will also make the AI and data analytics skills of the SECO Mind team available to Olivetti for the integration and development of horizontal and multi-layer software solutions owned by the latter, fully integrable with the solution Olivetti of Business Services Automation.
“We are convinced that digitalization, the Internet of things and artificial intelligence represent fundamental opportunities for the development and increase of the competitiveness of Italian companies. We have found in SECO an ideal partner to accelerate the spread of these enabling technologies in the industrial fabric of our country ”, declared Giovanni Ronca, President of Olivetti.
The partnership was designed to accelerate the digital evolution of the TIM Group client companies in both the Large and Small Medium Enterprise sectors as well as the Public Administration, and the products made by Olivetti through the industrial partnership with SECO will be sold exclusively by the TIM commercial network.
“We are thrilled to start this industrial collaboration with Olivetti and the TIM group. Today, more than ever, the need for digitization is increasingly widespread in every industrial area, and the combination of SECO and Olivetti technologies with the strength of TIM’s commercial network represents a unique opportunity to respond effectively to these needs and to accelerate our organic growth continues, ”said Massimo Mauri, CEO of SECO.
Olivetti and SECO for an essential innovation of the Italian industry
SECO as a technology partner e Olivetti’s preferred supplier for the world of IoT solutions, in fact, will be responsible for ensuring the quality standards and efficiency of the production cycle of the products, as well as the management of the supply chain and the optimization of activities related to the production process.
Furthermore, SECO will make available its System Integration, Hardware Development, Software Development, Validation & Verification teams, as well as its simulation and testing laboratories, in order to reduce certification times to a minimum and market launch of the new products developed as part of the partnership.
The commercial strategy and roadmap of the co-developed products will be agreed and coordinated by a Steering Committee in which, among others, the CEOs of Olivetti and SECO will take part. Said committee it will be supported by intercompany teams.
“Thanks to this industrial partnership agreement between Olivetti and Seco, the Italian industrial production fabric and the Public Administration have now available a primary partner to seize an unmissable opportunity for digital development and evolution, thus resuming a path of sustainable and lasting economic growth thanks also to what the PNRR, in these areas, makes available today ”, stated Roberto Tundo, CEO of Olivetti.