Source - GNW

12 September 2016

Tern Plc

Device Authority Ltd partners with Dell IoT Solutions

The directors of Tern plc, the company specialising in the cloud and Internet of Things ("IoT") sectors, are delighted to announce that its subsidiary, Device Authority Limited, a global leader in policy and device-driven security for IoT and a Gartner Cool Vendor 2016, announces today that it has become a Dell IoT Solutions Partner.

The Dell IoT Solutions Partner Program is a multi-tiered ecosystem of domain experts aligned with a mission to enable IoT solutions that are secure, manageable, easy to deploy, and deliver clear returns on investment in areas such as improved efficiency, productivity, safety, and user experience. The program enables Independent Software Vendors like Device Authority service providers and OEMs to select the right partners to deploy scalable, differentiated solutions with Dell's broad portfolio of IoT-enabling technologies.

Jason Shepherd, Director, IoT Strategy and Partnerships, Dell. said

"Robust, scalable security is crucial to customer success in the IoT market,  Device Authority is able to automate the onboarding and authentication of devices for customers using PKI while providing industry standard data centric crypto. As a result, customers using Dell's Edge Gateway 5000 Series and future products can deploy faster and more secure solutions across a variety of verticals and use cases."

Device Authority is currently one of the select few security platforms in the Dell program.

Darron Antill, CEO of Device Authority commented:

"We are excited about this key partnership with Dell. Customers are struggling with deploying security solutions across their IoT devices and our partnership with Dell helps address this challenge. Companies across different industries including Utilities, Healthcare and Industrial will be able to benefit from this partnership".


Tern plc Tel: 07973 561 232
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About Device Authority
Device Authority provides simple, innovative solutions to address the challenges of securing the Internet of Things (IoT). We help our customers simplify the process of establishing a robust, end-to-end security architecture within the IoT and deliver efficiencies at scale through security automation. The Device Authority IoT security platform is purpose-built to address these challenges through automated device provisioning, credential management, secure updates and policy-driven data encryption.  With offices in Fremont, California and Bracknell, UK, Device Authority partners with the leading IoT ecosystem providers, including ThingWorx, Symantec, Digicert and Intel.  Regular updates on and following @DeviceAuthority on Twitter.

About Tern

Tern Plc acquires and invests in privately owned companies with self-owned IP, established products and customer bases. Its investment strategy is focused on taking an active role in its investee companies in order to improve the business model, accelerate growth, expand the business globally, and identify exit opportunities.  (

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