27 January 2023, Bangalore: Cropin, a leading agtech company known for creating the first industry cloud for agriculture, has announced that its farm digitization software, Cropin Grow, is now available on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace. The AWS Marketplace is a digital catalog that allows customers to easily find, purchase, and deploy third-party software and services to build solutions on the AWS platform. With Cropin Grow now available on the AWS Marketplace, agri-industry players and governments worldwide will be able to accelerate their digital transformation efforts and use data to reimagine agriculture.
Cropin Grow is designed to be a powerful tool in a connected and digitally-enabled agriculture ecosystem. The platform, developed over a decade of innovation, aims to use technology to solve real-world problems in agriculture, such as connectivity issues, climate change, supply chain disruptions, food waste, and food security. By making every farm asset traceable, predictable, and sustainable, Cropin Grow empowers industry stakeholders to manage risks, increase productivity, maximize revenue and profit, and optimize resources. This platform is used by enterprises, governments, and development agencies to deliver value to all participants in the food value chain.
Cropin’s extensive experience in implementing global digital and predictive intelligence-based solutions allows customers to accelerate their digital transformation journey. The availability of Cropin Grow on the AWS Marketplace further enhances the value for agribusinesses by providing worldwide platform access and enterprise-grade performance, regardless of the user’s location. Other benefits include:
- On-Demand Scalability: With AWS, Cropin can quickly scale its platform and infrastructure to meet the needs of its customers in near real-time.
- Robust Data Security: The platform delivers a secure enterprise-grade data and technology environment with threat detection and infrastructure protection capabilities.
- Agility and Flexibility: Cropin uses AWS Managed Services to run its SaaS-based applications and daily workloads. It also uses AWS services such as Amazon Elastic
Agility and Flexibility: Cropin uses AWS Managed Services to run its SaaS-based applications and daily workloads. It also uses AWS services such as Amazon Elastic Container Service (EKS) for Kubernetes and Amazon Relational Database Service to help accelerate the roll-out of new capabilities and features, and operate and scale databases in the cloud, Amazon OpenSearch Service to increase operational excellence, and Amazon SageMaker to quickly and easily build and train machine learning models.
According to Felix Niedermayr, Head of Agricultural Competence Center, Loacker, “Cropin has been a trusted partner for Loacker in our commitment to promote an inclusive and sustainable economy and drive responsible business management. We worked with them on the ‘Italian Hazelnut Groves’ project to source 100% sustainably produced Italian hazelnuts via our farms and long-term contract farming partnerships. We used Cropin’s farm management and supply chain traceability solutions to ensure complete transparency, sustainability, and traceability in our hazelnut production value chain. On-demand cloud access to Cropin’s solutions gave us the scalability, agility, and flexibility needed to achieve our objectives and stay true to our business and social commitments.”
Commenting on the development, Kunal Prasad – Co-Founder & COO, Cropin said, “Today, agribusinesses are rapidly transforming their business models and legacy systems. They are accelerating digitization and adopting climate-smart agriculture practices to address challenges faced by the agri-ecosystem today. As a trusted digital transformation partner for our customers for over a decade, we are committed to enabling this shift and playing our part in evolving the global food system. The listing of Cropin Grow on AWS Marketplace is a key milestone in making our solutions accessible to more users. I am confident that the agri-ecosystem will immensely benefit from this development.”
Sunil PP, Alliances and Channel Lead – Public Sector, AWS India and South Asia, added, “The AWS Marketplace helps customers to discover, buy and deploy software solutions from AWS partners easily. Customers benefit from the speed, business agility, and cost-effective options, while AWS partners gain a new sales channel. We’re pleased to see Cropin Grow on the AWS Marketplace and are excited for its potential to unlock new value and create an overall positive impact for agri organizations globally”.
Cropin is also proud to announce that it has been awarded the Public Sector Startup Partner of the Year award at the 2022 AWS Partner Awards, held at AWS re:Invent in December. These awards recognize partners who have excelled in helping customers innovate and build solutions on AWS, and who have successfully evolved and grown their businesses on the platform. Cropin is honored to be among the leading global partners recognized at this prestigious event.
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