These two organisations are leading the way in Internet of Things and Cloud Infrastructure Automation, allowing us to provide support and consultancy services to our customers from the sensor to the dashboard.

Who are The Things Network?

The Things Network is building a network for the Internet of Things by creating abundant data connectivity, so applications and businesses can flourish.

The technology they use is called LoRaWAN and it allows for things to talk to the internet without 3G or WiFi. So no WiFi codes and no mobile subscriptions.

It features low battery usage, long range and low bandwidth. Perfect for the internet of things.

Who are Hashicorp?

Hashicorp enable organizations to Provision, Secure, Connect, and Run any infrastructure for any application.

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  Founded in 2012, Hashicorp provides the tooling used by many of the world&#8217;s largest companies to automate the way they deploy and run complex systems, and it therefore lends itself perfectly to the Internet of Things.
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  We&#8217;ve been using Hashicorp tooling since the early days of Vagrant, and everything we do including this website and our data-analysis platform is deployed via Terraform.
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What does this mean for our customers?

The partnerships with The Things Network and Hashicorp enable Mockingbird Consulting to provide fully automated, testable, repeatable solutions to many of the issues faced by IoT companies.

It enables us to bring our years of expertise in automation from the DevOps community and apply it to IoT deployments, as well as ensuring that we are cloud platform agnostic.

The partnership with The Things Network adds LoRaWAN capabilities to our existing WiFi and Bluetooth solutions, providing long-range, low power devices and the networks to support them in rural areas where 5G isn’t an option.

In short, we’ll be able to provide IoT solutions faster, over longer distances, and backed by some of the best tooling companies in the world.

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