SAN JOSE, Calif. — Aeris said today it is collaborating with Ranch Systems of Novato, Calif. to help farmers and businesses improve their sustainable water management, food production and environmental monitoring. Aeris is providing a global IoT connectivity solution for Ranch Systems to provide its telemetry services for the farming and environmental monitoring industries.

Ranch Systems is a high-technology company providing wireless solutions for field monitoring and control in agricultural and environmental applications. Ranch Systems’ patented technology is unique in terms of the breadth and modularity of the solutions, ranging from a single cellular node monitoring a single temperature or tank sensor to sophisticated enterprise-wide networks with real-time wireless monitoring and control of entire operation systems.

Ranch Systems offers some of the most versatile hardware on the market today. The company’s telemetry is compatible with a wide range of sensors and controllers. The modular design preserves the value of investment for farmers and businesses by providing easy expansion and flexibility in the utilization of emerging technologies. This, coupled with the Ranch Cloud Platform and myRanch app, provides a powerful and open data management and user interface. The decision-driving information and easy-to-use interface provide the ability to manage many different systems in an enterprise with one platform at any time and from any location.

The Aeris Connectivity Platform (ACP) is being used by Ranch Systems to offer many innovative features that allow the company to improve its service delivery and increase service radius.

Aeris offers IoT and machine-to-machine (M2M) services for a number of industries, including connected vehicles, telematics, fixed assets, healthcare, solar energy, cold chain monitoring, wireless point-of-sale and utilities. ACP provides in-depth visibility and control of devices, assets or sensors, regardless of time, number of assets or location. This comprehensive Aeris IoT platform, with its suite of features built into the platform, is geared to help enterprises enhance revenue, create new services and business models, and provide them with distinct market differentiation against their competitors.