Asavie opens new HQ in Kuala Lumpur
Irish IoT platform provider Asavie has announced the opening of a new regional headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and the establishment of a new Point-of-Presence (PoP) in APAC. The new hub will provide enhanced coverage and increased diversity options to customers in the region. Asavie also announced the appointment of Paul Rogers as Vice President of Asia Pacific with responsibility for sales and business development in the region.
Asavie is enjoying huge demand for its on-demand network connectivity services from mobile network operators and OEMs in the APAC region. Through this PoP, Asavie will be able to provide a range of IoT connectivity and mobility management service solutions to its customers in the APAC market. The company’s expanded presence in APAC will result in an expansion of operations to include sales, pre-sales, consulting services and technical support, enabling the cultivation and rapid acquisition of customers, as well as expediting the international expansion of Asavie’s ecosystem of system integrators.
APAC is forecasted as a high growth IoT market as evidenced by a Research and Markets study which shows the APAC market is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during 2016-2021 and to overtake the North American IoT market by 2021. The primary driving forces for this growth are increasing technological adoption and huge opportunities across industry verticals in the APAC countries, especially India, China, and Japan.
“Asavie is experiencing significant growth and demand for our services, and we are expanding our physical presence in APAC to better serve the accelerating market opportunity,” said Ralph Shaw, CEO of Asavie. “With the growing adoption of the IoT across many industry verticals and the continued demand for mobility management solutions there is huge demand for Asavie’s offerings. This latest strategic expansion, will allow us to serve the thousands of companies in APAC seeking to gain competitive advantage through Asavie’s innovative solutions.”
Shaw continued, “Additionally, as Asavie enjoys continued growth in the APAC region, we are adding Paul Rogers, a proven executive who brings unparalleled leadership and execution capability to our senior sales team.”