Borqs Technologies, Inc. (BRQS) this week announced that it has signed a strategically important collaboration deal with Juniper Systems.
Borqs is the developer of software applications and products for the Internet of Things (IoT) sector. Juniper on the other hand is a leading provider of mobile data collection with range of application for industries working in harsh and hazardous work environments.
Borqs will provide Juniper with advanced components developed by high-tech companies as part of the agreement. Those will include high-performance processor systems by Qualcomm and latest operating system including Android with Google Mobile Services (GMS). This will help Juniper providing industry-level ruggedized Android tablets and other handheld gadgets to enterprises. Those will be used in challenging and harsh environments to collect data by industries working in field areas. Petrochemical fields, mines, construction sites, oil and gas pipelines and forestry log yards are prospective users. Other demanding environments including military units in fields will also be making use of such devices. Juniper System provides water, shock and dust-proof devices of international quality standards related to industrial use.
The deal will also help Juniper Systems in release of Mesa®3 Android Rugged Tablet worldwide. The said tablet will come with an Android certification of Android Recommended Enterprise Device”. The planned tablet will be user friendly and quickly deployable in fields to be used by mobile workers.
The partnership with Borqs is pleasant and will help Juniper in bringing industry-class latest Android products to the US as well as International markets, said Juniper System’s CTO Gary Spence. Both companies will combine their R&D expertise with Juniper also getting benefit of Borqs’ long standing relations with Qualcomm and Google. Through this Juniper will be able to deliver cutting edge intuitive products to its customers. The devices will also be conforming to latest and high-tech networking and computing solutions including 4G LTE and Android for enterprises.