Major German Car Manufacturer Selects Solace as Messaging Foundation of Strategic Connected Car Initiative to Help Improve Driver Experience
Linking connected cars with mobile apps and back-end IT systems will give drivers more visibility, convenience and control than ever before
OTTAWA, Ontario, July 25, 2018 – Solace announced today that Daimler, one of the biggest producers of premium cars and the world’s biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles, has selected Solace to provide the technology that powers their “Mercedes me” app and associated services by streaming information between their vehicles and back-end applications.
Daimler decided to use MQTT for communications to and from vehicles and needed a technology that could handle the sophisticated routing required at massive scale. Daimler chose Solace’s message broker to power MQTT and other communications because it is the only technology capable of not just collecting information from tens of millions of vehicles but sending vehicle-specific alerts and instructions to specific cars or groups of vehicles.
“We are excited that Daimler has selected Solace to help them extend their competitive advantage in the connected car space to seize the once-in-a-generation opportunity it represents,” said Les Rechan, CEO of Solace. “The ability to partner with one of the world’s best companies as they revolutionize something as far-reaching as what it means to drive a car is truly a watershed moment in the growth of our company.”
Daimler is rolling out connected car services that leverage Solace’s technology in the middle of 2018.
Daimler is one of the biggest producers of premium cars and the world’s biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles with a global reach. They provide financing, leasing, fleet management, insurance and innovative mobility services.
Solace is the only unified message broker that supports publish/subscribe, queueing, request/reply and streaming using open APIs and protocols across hybrid cloud and IoT environments. The company’s smart data movement technologies rapidly and reliably route information between applications, devices and people across clouds. Established enterprises such as SAP, Barclays and American Express as well as high-growth companies such as VoiceBase and Jio use Solace to modernize legacy applications and successfully pursue analytics, hybrid cloud and Internet of Things strategies. Learn more at https://solace.com