Internet of Things: Amazon Buys 2lemetry Startup

Financial details of the deal weren't disclosed

By William White, InvestorPlace Writer

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) has acquired startup 2lemetry in a deal that could help its Internet of Things.

amazon-2lemetry-amzn2lemetry is a startup that has a system for tracking and managing data sent to and from devices that are connected to the internet. It’s unknown how much Amazon paid for the startup or what it will do with it. However, it’s likely that it will be incorporated into Amazon Web Services, reports TechCrunch.

The acquisition of 2lemetry by Amazon was confirmed by a spokesperson for the startup. They also said that it will continue to support its current customers. The startup was founded in 2011 and has received $9 million in funding, TechCrunch notes.

“Our existing service has not changed, and with Amazon we will offer our same customer support,” 2lemetry told GeekWire. “We still have the same name and branding as before.”

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