From your AirVantage account you can order Sierra Wireless SIM cards and follow up delivery:
View your SIMs fleet and manage their lifecycle
All these provisionning operations can be performed on one or multiple SIMs.
Test-ready-mode can be used to optimize and simplify testing and deployment processes. Test-ready-mode means that a SIM is allowed to be tested during a defined test period and with a limited volume of traffic, without being charged for the monthly fees. Note that you are still accountable of usage fees while in test ready state. Whichever of the time criteria or traffic threshold is met will automatically result in the system status being changed to Active and normal charges will be applied.
The test period is measured against the activation date i.e. the date when Customer has received the SIM cards and activated the corresponding system on a Test-ready-mode plan.
The status of the SIMs is accessible directly from your AirVantage account, you can find all SIMs with a given status by using the State pie chart selection or the filtering capabilities.
Add labels to your SIMs to tag them or group them in a flexible way. You can also identify each SIM individually with a name of your choice: site, asset, location, customer.
Sierra Wireless Connectivity customers have access to a dashboard widget that provides visibility into the airtime usage across all devices in the field.
This widget automatically tracks usage against your service plans indicating:
This widget is helpful in identifying:
From each widget, you can select a sub-part of the fleet matching the criteria of choice. Clicking on the selection will drill down to the list of SIMs matching the criteria.
In addition to the configurable dashboard, you also can view your fleet of SIMs as a list in the Monitor activity.
The list shows for each SIM the main details and usage statistics:
The percentage of the rate plan consumed with a color coded status. This list view enables:
From the grid, you can select one SIM to investigate further the daily usage consumption from this specific SIM. This detailed view provides visibility into when usage was consumed during the month and correlates with the quantity of data sessions established during the month.
Avoid billshock by setting up alerts when rate plan thresholds are being reached.
The following alerts can be setup to monitor usage:
Each alert rule can be configured for one specific SIM, a subset of the fleet identified by a label, or any SIM within the company. For each alert, you can specify one or several email recipients for people to receive the email notification when the alert is raised.
Alerts are visible directly into the AirVantage account for frequent users or by email notification for urgent response. You can view all the alerts of the company or access the alerts raised for a specific SIM by drilling down into the details.
All features are available for integration through the AirVantage API. The API enable: