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Geotab in 2015 at a glance

Geotab in 2015 at a glance
Author: Maria Sotra, Vice President Marketing

What an incredible year it has been! Best said by Neil Cawse, Geotab CEO, “The company experienced tremendous growth and success in 2015, thanks to the support of the Geotab Authorized Resellers, Partners, and end users.” Today, we have over 450,000 devices in operation, over 40,000 net new subscriptions, and this year we grew faster than some of our largest global competitors. Here is a quick recap of 2015.

Celebrating 15 Years

Geotab celebrated 15 years in operation this year. Founded in 2000, Geotab is now recognized as one of the largest and fastest growing telematics companies globally.

Since its introduction, Geotab’s fleet management software, MyGeotab, has been empowering business decisions, and  the Geotab GO device has evolved from a 4 x 3 x 1.5 inch box to a highly-sophisticated, yet affordable fleet management tool.

Geotab Ecosystem Expands with Marketplace

With the recent launch of the Geotab Marketplace, fleet managers and business owners have even more options for extending their Geotab fleet management solution. The Geotab Marketplace offers a wide range of partner solutions for diverse needs from asset management to Hours of Service. Since July, the Marketplace website, has seen over 94,000 web visitors!

Check out marketplace.geotab.com to see the latest and most popular apps and MyGeotab add-ins, free reports, and many other hardware and integrated software solutions.

geotab marketplace

Advancing Fleet Safety and Real-Time Reporting with GO TALK and Active Tracking

Launched in September, GO TALK is Geotab’s in-vehicle driver coaching solution, enabling fleet managers to “speak” to drivers to reinforce safe driving behaviors on the road. Watch the GO TALK video to learn more.

geotab go talk driver coaching

The new Active Tracking feature released by Geotab allows customers to view their vehicles in near real-time, enabling managers of emergency vehicles, delivery and taxi fleets, to know the precise vehicle position and further ensure driver safety.

geotab active tracking

New Learning Tool for Developers

Developers of M2M and IoT Applications for business use of telematics now have an online forum for learning. The DEV Channel features video tutorials for working with Geotab’s Software Development Kit (SDK), and the current video library includes:

geotab dev channel

Fleet Industry Connects at GEOTAB CONNECT Conference

In September, GEOTAB CONNECT 2015 was held in Las Vegas, in conjunction with the CTIA Wireless Conference, the largest meetup in the wireless industry. The event was a great success. Attendees took advantage of MyGeotab demos and learned about best practices and new tools, and networked with resellers, partners, solution partners, and customers.

Partnerships Expanded

Just two months ago, Geotab acquired its long-time partner, Strategic Telecom Solutions. With this new acquisition, Geotab is better able to serve diverse customer needs, ranging from offering tablet-based solutions, customer-driven support channels, and much more – including officially setting up a U.S. office.

Geotab’s network of resellers, carriers, and value-added partners extends past North America and includes Europe, Australia, Africa, and Japan. Additionally, in 2015, Geotab expanded its partnership with Telefonica Germany and Sixt Leasing, emerging as a truly global player.

An Award-Winning Year for Geotab

This past year, Geotab’s innovative technology and leadership were recognized with several distinguished awards, including:

Additionally, Geotab has been named in various tier 1 industry publications, including Berg Insight, Gartner, ABI Research, Frost & Sullivan.

Follow Geotab in 2016!

While this article reflects upon just some of the many exciting things that took place at Geotab in 2016, you can get all the latest updates straight to your inbox by subscribing to Geotab’s monthly newsletters, and interacting with us on social media: Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn | YouTube | G+ . We’re looking forward to yet another exciting and successful year!

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