About Us

Arkessa is a leading M2M managed services provider, delivering connectivity services and solutions through an unrivalled multi-network capability spanning all regions of the World. We provide true pole-to-pole coverage.

Our goal is to future-proof Enterprise connections to the Internet of Things.

To achieve this, we have pioneered the integration of multiple networks and emerging wireless technologies through a single managed service. Managing through one provider and from one user interface provides flexibility, connection reliability and simplified contracting because it removes the hassle of forming numerous relationships with network service providers around the world.

By making M2M & IoT easy to adopt, integrate and scale we empower Enterprises to develop and optimise their business operations.

M2M connectivity allows them to derive operational insight from their people, assets and customers. The derived business intelligence enables them to work more efficiently, enhance customer experience and create new business value from devices through the development of new services and revenue streams.

What our clients say

“As a dynamic and innovative company, Arkessa is committed to enabling the IoT ecosystem and we are delighted to now jointly drive the service capabilities around Huawei modules.”

Georg Steimel, Head of M2M Solutions, Huawei

“Arkessa’s Mobile Broadband connectivity and management ensures that the Connected Van maintains enhanced reliability for connection to the Internet of Things, regardless of location.”

Graeme Wright, Director of IoT, Fujitsu

“…flexible deployment and enhancing operational efficiency for end users is at the forefront of our industrial communication strategy. Our new solutions partnership with Arkessa, is key to driving this forward.”

Ian Poulett, Industrial Comms & Identification, Siemens

“Securely connecting remote assets in Smart Buildings or across a Smart City is increasingly critical to our solutions. The Arkessa services really simplify this for us”

Stephen Hayes, Managing Director, Beckhoff Automation

The Arkessa Management Team

We love working with new people – to get in touch about a new project or working for Arkessa, just drop us an email.

Andrew Orrock CEO

Andrew joined Daimler GmbH as a graduate and progressed to management, before joining ABB to originate and seed fund technology ventures as part of their corporate incubator. Andrew went on to originate, develop and exit technology businesses including co-founding Arkessa in 2009. He was appointed CEO in 2012.

andrew.orrock@arkessa.com

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John Freeman CTO

An SAP consultant by training, John is a self-confessed super geek and has led the uptake of technology for fast growth tech and enterprise software businesses such as Kony Solutions and Sky Technologies. John joined Arkessa in 2013.

john.freeman@arkessa.com

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Phil McDermott CCO

Following a degree in Economics, Phil spent 8 years with the Gazprom Group, where as Managing Director he created and scaled up a global IoT Business unit, that was successfully exited to a UK publicly quoted business. Phil was subsequently appointed Managing Director at Iskraemeco Ltd, a global leader in energy metering and data management. He joined Arkessa in 2014.

phil.mcdermott@arkessa.com

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Niels Busink CFO

After 16 years’ experience as an investment banker for global investment banks including Credit Suisse and Jefferies, Niels founded and managed a corporate finance boutique focusing on entrepreneurial growth for technology companies. He holds an MSc from Rotterdam School of Management and a CEMS Master’s degree from LSE. Niels joined Arkessa as CFO in 2019, bringing expertise in strategic and financial analysis, business planning and financing.

niels.busink@arkessa.com

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Royston Hoggarth Chairman

Royston has a wealth of experience across the telecoms and technology sectors. He spent his formative years with IBM, before progressing to Board or CEO roles with BT Global Services, Cable & Wireless, Logica, Axon, Hays and Northgate Public Services. Royston currently Chairs Group companies at Xchanging and Unisys, and is also Chair of England Hockey and non-executive director at Intercede PLC. He joined Arkessa as Chairman in 2019.

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Awards

2015

IT Europa Excellence Awards
BLN IoT One to Watch
Gartner’s Magic Quadrant (Managed M2M Services)
Deloitte Technology Fast 500
Cool Vendor in the Internet of Things
IoT Nexus Innovator in the Internet of Things

2016

European IT Excellence : Connected Technologies Provider of the Year
Gartner’s Magic Quadrant (Managed M2M Services)
Postscapes #IoTAwards : Best IoT Connectivity Solutions
Must-Follow IoT Company #IoTAwards

2017

Gartner’s Magic Quadrant (Managed M2M Services, Worldwide)

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