Ralph Heredia

About Ralph Heredia

VP Business Development & Co-Founder, Zipit

IoT Billing: How to Choose an IoT Business Model

IoT is changing the way people engage with the world by changing how devices relate to each other. And its market growth is exploding, with end-user spending expected to be around 258 million at the[...]

By | January 12th, 2021 | Categories: IoT Monetization

IoT Connectivity: What It Is and How to Choose the Right Option

The Internet of Things (IoT) opens up myriad possibilities for businesses. It can seem like there are just as many options for connecting IoT devices and sensors, including cellular, Ethernet, WiFi,[...]

By | January 5th, 2021 | Categories: IoT Connectivity

Uniquely IoT: Why IoT SIMs should be treated differently from traditional SIMs

Some OEMs make the mistake of treating IoT SIMs and traditional mobile SIMs the same way, attempting to operationalize them in similar ways, without considering the financial models of IoT SIMs or[...]

By | December 3rd, 2020 | Categories: IoT Connectivity

How OEMs Can Successfully Monetize their IoT Platforms

As manufacturers build IoT platforms that offer compelling experiences to their customers through a combination of hardware, software and digital services, many are struggling to effectively monetize[...]

By | October 26th, 2020 | Categories: Internet of Things, IoT Monetization

Operationalizing IoT SIM Management: Tips for Device Makers

An Overview of IoT SIM States and What They Mean for OEMs The state of your IoT SIM card determines the services a device can access. At a high level, there are two different modes an IoT SIM card[...]

By | August 4th, 2020 | Categories: IoT Connectivity, Expert Insights

Aligning IoT Monetization Models with Customer Value

The most compelling new "smart" products are those that align monetization and business models with the value being brought to customers.

By | September 24th, 2018 | Categories: Internet of Things, IoT Monetization

Zipit Awarded Strategic IoT Product Award at AT&T Partner Exchange 2017

Last month, the Zipit team attended AT&T's Partner Exchange Summit 2017, a gathering of IT channel partners focused on networking opportunities and a chance to highlight the interesting ways partners[...]

By | November 22nd, 2017 | Categories: Internet of Things, Zipit

An OEM's Guide to IoT, Part 3: Security Isn't a Choice

IoT Security has to be planned and designed into products from the beginning and not tacked-on as an afterthought. Period.

By | October 20th, 2016 | Categories: Internet of Things, Zipit
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