Ascom Among Cloud Top 500

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Ascom Strengths, Domain Expertise, and Key Differentiators

Ascom is a global solutions provider focused on healthcare ICT and mobile workflow solutions. The vision of Ascom is to close digital information gaps allowing for the best possible decisions anytime and anywhere. Ascom's mission is to provide mission-critical, real-time solutions for highly mobile, ad hoc, and time-sensitive environments.

Ascom uses its unique product and solutions portfolio and software architecture capabilities to devise integration and mobilization solutions that provide truly smooth, complete and efficient workflows for healthcare as well as for industry and retail sectors. They target to further improve their service business. The reorganization of services further strengthens their expertise in project execution and up-selling potential.

Ascom strives to improve its position in workflow consulting and technology consulting to advise and optimize solution added value. Moreover, Ascom supports its customers in project planning and project execution as well as in change management and user adoption. In 2017, they established their corporate values encompassing six principles: Customer Focus, Accountability & Commitment, Growth, Innovation, and Leadership.

Ascom Recent Developments

In June 2021, Ascom expanded its Ascom Unite software ecosystem with the release of its Unite Collaborate communication solution. Unite Collaborate is a secure application with mobile and web access designed to facilitate patient-centric communication between care team members, as well as improve access to patient health information from the Electronic Health Records (EHR) system.

In March 2020, EHR provider MEDITECH certified the Ascom Myco 3 smartphone with its Expanse Point of Care solution. Nurses, therapists, aides, and other clinicians can now complete most tasks on their handheld Ascom Myco 3 device – including receive alerts, document vitals and interventions, review records, and verify and administer medications using the smartphone’s built-in barcode scanner. Patients can also benefit from more quality caregiving time with their clinicians.

In January 2020, Ascom Expanded its product portfolio with launch of new i63 VoWiFi handset for mobile workers. New enterprise-grade device lets organizations exploit their existing Wi-Fi networks for secure on-site communications, enhanced personal safety and seamless roaming. A robust yet stylish device, the Ascom i63 delivers reliable VoWiFi performance, seamless roaming, and advanced personal safety and locating features.

In March 2018, Ascom released a new approach to delivering optimized digital clinical information flows with the Ascom Healthcare Platform. Delivering integrated and orchestrated clinical workflow solutions, the Ascom Healthcare Platform closes digital information gaps between devices, hospital systems, and clinical care teams to extend the reach of critical information across points of care and enable informed timely clinical decisions.

Ascom Customers in ARTW Customer Database

Leveraging a rigorous data-centric research methodology, APPS RUN THE WORLD asks the simple question: Who’s buying Ascom applications and why? And we provide the answers – supported by decades of research – to our clients around the world. Our Customer database has over 100 data fields that detail company usage of Ascom and other enterprise apps by function, customer size, industry, location, implementation status, partner involvement, Line of Business Key Stakeholders and IT decision makers contact details. List of Verified Ascom Digistat, Ascom Unite customers.

Ascom Key Enterprise and Cloud Applications

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Ascom Customers - Breakdown by Geo, Size, Vertical and Product

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No. of Ascom Enterprise Applications Customers: 8000

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In February 2020, Dutch Slingeland Hospital has opted for the software solution Ascom Digistat Suite to monitor patient data in one central location. With first implementations beginning in 2020, Ascom Digistat Suite as part of the Ascom Healthcare Platform gets installed step by step throughout the hospital. The software solution of Ascom collects the patient’s vital functions from wearable sensors and generates automatic notifications. It works seamlessly with various sensors and tests the measured values against a number of hypotheses, making it possible to identify changes in the patient's condition at an early stage.

Among 75,000 Ascom customers worldwide are Marks & Spencer UK, Carolinas Healthcare System, Medstar Franklin Square Medical Center, Solway Foods, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, AT&T, China Unicom, Digicel, MTS, Megafon, Orange, Singtel, Telefonica, Telstra, Telenor, Telia, Vodafone, ZTE and others.

Ascom Market Opportunities, M&A and Geo Expansions

Ascom plans to make a big push into the healthcare space with a holistic approach in delivering workflow intelligence over mobile devices. Ascom is gearing up for additional acquisitions in healthcare as well as it considers spinning off its network testing division.

In February 2019, Ascom enabled new mobile digital workflow and communication optimization with launch of Ascom Myco 3 smartphone. A New device supports the flow of critical information to enable optimal decisions and responses anywhere, anytime. The Ascom Myco 3 is a 5” full HD smartphone that supports workflows in healthcare and other enterprise settings. Google™ certified, the phone provides easy access to the world’s largest app library. The Ascom Myco 3 also features a true hot swappable battery that can be changed without powering down the device or exiting apps.

Ascom continues to expand its range of innovative products and solutions to set new industry standards. For 2018, they have a strong pipeline of innovative products and solutions including Ascom Myco 2 (DECT), Ascom Myco 3(including a larger display), CDAS, Unite analyze, Digistat ICU Surgery, Elderly Care Platform. Furthermore, they strive to accelerate the strategy execution and they see strategic growth opportunities with new solutions, new services, new partners, and new markets. North America is a focus topic in 2018.

Ascom Risks and Challenges

Branding remains a challenge for Ascom given its heritage in the communications vertical. While it ponders the future of its network testing unit, Ascom's ability to solidify its presence in the healthcare vertical requires heavy spending in sales, marketing, and channel development, especially in the US and other strategic countries. Anette Weber joined Ascom as a new CFO as of 1 August 2017 replacing Bianka Wilson.

Ascom Ecosystem, Partners, Resellers and SI

In August 2017, Ascom partnered with Dräger, a producer of medical and safety technology, to integrate the Ascom industry-leading Ascom Unite clinical messaging platform and Dräger's patient monitoring systems. The joint solution provides location-agnostic alerts combining outcome quality and operational efficiency with reporting and analytics.

Next year, in August 2018, Ascom allianced with Stryker, a leading medical technology company, to integrate Ascom Unite software with Stryker's iBed Wireless Smartbed system. This clinical integration can help prevent patient falls by enabling automatic remote monitoring of bed status, checking for compliance with hospital protocol, and alerting staff to potential patient safety risk conditions.

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