April 19, 2021

Device Authority appoints VP Strategic Alliances in North America to drive the Microsoft partnership

London, UK, and San Ramon, California, USA – Device Authority, an industry recognized global leader in identity and access management (IAM) for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced it has appointed a Vice President, Strategic Alliances for North America focused on growing Device Authority’s partnership with Microsoft around digital transformation and the intelligent edge. This includes Azure IoT Hub, Azure IoT Central, Azure Sphere and Azure Key Vault.

Tyler Gannon has joined Device Authority with over 20 years’ experience in enterprise technology focused on building strategic alliances that drive market growth. Over a 12-year career with Microsoft in a variety of roles he managed global strategic partners, led business development teams, and focused on technology integration for joint sales initiatives. For the past several years his focus has been on helping organizations align their product roadmap and field sales strategy with that of Microsoft. Most recently he served as VP of Business Development and Strategy for eCare Vault, an early-stage SaaS company providing privacy-compliant collaboration services for Public Sector and Healthcare customers and spent time with PTC as Director of Microsoft Alliance for the Americas. Tyler’s experience with identity and compliance, coupled with broad industry experience across Public Sector, Healthcare, and Manufacturing will help drive continued growth with key partners, in particular Microsoft.

“We actively see customers choose Azure for IoT deployments, and with the plug and play, and easy to deploy functionality of the KeyScaler IoT security platform, we simplify security lifecycle management for Microsoft Azure IoT customers and partners. I am encouraged about the additional value we’ll bring to Azure IoT services for joint customers in our evolving relationship, particularly IoT Edge and Azure Sphere,” said Darron Antill, CEO of Device Authority. “We see relevance for Device Authority across all three Microsoft clouds as our partnership grows. Tyler’s addition to the team is an indicator of how important we see the Microsoft relationship and he will help us accelerate our existing momentum,” he added.


About Device Authority

Device Authority is a global leader in identity and access management (IAM) for the Internet of Things (IoT) and focuses on medical/healthcare, industrial, automotive and smart connected devices. Our KeyScaler platform provides trust for IoT devices and the IoT ecosystem to address the challenges of securing the Internet of Things. KeyScaler uses breakthrough technology, including Dynamic Device Key Generation (DDKG) and PKI Signature+ that delivers simplicity and trust to IoT devices. This solution delivers automated device provisioning, authentication, credential management, policy-based end-to-end data security/encryption and secure updates.

With offices in San Ramon, California, and Reading, UK, Device Authority partners with the leading IoT ecosystem providers, including AWS, DigiCert, Entrust, Gemalto, HID Global, Microsoft, PTC, Thales, Venafi, Wipro and more. Keep updated by visiting www.deviceauthority.com, following @DeviceAuthority and subscribing to our BrightTALK channel.

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