Accelerating the Industrial Internet of Things
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Number of Case Studies197
Leveraging Linux for Energy Smarts, Reducing Risk with IoT Standards
Leveraging Linux for Energy Smarts, Reducing Risk with IoT Standards
If the embedded developer is using an Intel Quark or the next generation smaller class product to power an IoT device, one of the biggest problems they face today is which IoT communication protocol to adopt. Dozens of new wired and wireless schema are competing to own the network, data and physical layers. Several consortia have emerged to describe new reference architectures for communicating between IoT devices and clouds. And there are many solid legacy protocols with strong track records. From the developer’s perspective, it may feel like the risk is so high of choosing the wrong protocol that it might as well be a no-fly zone.
Cloud-based healthcare solution for Royal Philips
Cloud-based healthcare solution for Royal Philips
Royal Philips wanted to launch its cloud-based healthcare solution HealthSuite Digital Platform in China to deliver services to help cope with challenges related to urbanization and population growth. Philips wanted to achieve this goal by combining mobile, cloud computing and big data technologies.To bring this platform and product to market, Philips required cloud computing and local technical service capabilities in China, in addition to a flexible IT infrastructure that could handle user requests.
A Leader in Cloud Services
A Leader in Cloud Services
Virtustream has deep SAP expertise, helping enterprises take advantage of cloud economics with its xStream-powered infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offerings. Virtustream specializes in cloud and hosting services for SAP, with nearly 500 SAP HANA instance migrations to date. It was the first service provider to offer SAP and SAP HANA in a multitenant cloud. To meet the security, compliance, performance, and efficiency requirements of complex production applications in the cloud, Virtustream selected the Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) and Cisco® networking technology for its data centers.
Number of Hardware2
Exalogic Elastic Cloud
Exalogic Elastic Cloud
Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud is hardware and software enfineered together to provide extreme performance, reliability, and scalability. It works with Oracle, Java and other applications and delivers low total cost of ownership, reduced risk, higher user productivity and one-stop support.
Gluon Cloud Gateway
Gluon Cloud Gateway
The Gluon GMU491 Cloud Gateway is a unique data capturing solution for industrial internet (IoT) applications, based on commercial cloud or IoT platform services. The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. The shortest distance from sensor to any cloud is the Gluon GMU491 Cloud Gateway. It comes with built-in connectivity to Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services and the ionSign cloud. And to make sure you get your data, the Cloud Gateway comes with both IP-network and mobile data network data connections. If the primary connection fails, the secondary one takes over.You can boost the Cloud Gateway with your own applications for connectivity, edge computing and more, with the built-in Linux Debian computer, giving you the freedom of design!
Number of Software112
People Power IoT Suite
A comprehensive IoT solution for service providers and manufacturers.The People Power IoT Suite enables rapid connection, engagement, delivery and management of IoT projects for forward-thinking business partners who understand the opportunity of delivering connected lifestyle improvements to their customers.
Kentix 360 cloud
Kentix 360 cloud
With Kentix360 we present the first cloud-based security center for the monitoring of IT infrastructure. As an IT administrator you will get all important information about the security state of your IT environment – anytime and anywhere. With Kentix360 also critical applications in industry 4.0, logistics and supply can be monitored even more effectively.
Loop IoT Cloud Platform
Loop IoT Cloud Platform
Loop is a fast, secure, scalable Internet of Things (IoT) platform that connects your devices/machines, and helps you gather valuable insights.
Number of Suppliers406
Proudsmart Cloud
Proudsmart Cloud is a private company offering Industrial Internet of Things operations and services. The firm was founded in July 2015, Beijing, China.
OpenStack
The OpenStack project is a global collaboration of developers and cloud computing technologists producing the open standard cloud computing platform for both public and private clouds. Backed by a vibrant community of developers and some of the biggest names in the industry. The OpenStack Foundation, established September 2012, is an independent body providing shared resources to help achieve the OpenStack Mission by Protecting, Empowering, and Promoting OpenStack software and the community around it, including users, developers and the entire ecosystem.
Cloud of Things
Cloud of Things offers a unique connected device management solution for OEM product manufacturers and systems integrators (SIs). Based on patent-pending technology, the plug-and-play CoT DeviceTone™ Client instantly connects any device to any cloud, making the device IoT-ready within minutes.
Number of Organizations16
Open Fog Consortium
Open Fog Consortium
The growth in IoT is explosive, impressive – and unsustainable under current architectural approaches. Many IoT deployments face challenges related to latency, network bandwidth, reliability and security, which cannot be addressed in cloud-only models. Fog computing adds a hierachy of elements between the cloud and endpoint devices, and between devices and gateways, to meet these challenges in a high performance, open and interoperable way.The OpenFog Consortium work is done by committees and workgroups focused on specific tasks aligned to our mission. This work includes technical work; influencing standards development through liaisons with other organizations; testbeds; promoting innovation and industry interest in fog computing; and industry education.The goal of the OpenFog Consortium is to create an open reference architecture for fog computing, build operational models and testbeds, define and advance technology, educate the market and promote business development through a thriving OpenFog ecosystem.The work of the OpenFog Consortium is done by its members, with specific deliverables organized by the Working Committees and Working Groups.Our goals are related to the technologies, innovation and market potential for fog computing. On the technical front, OpenFog Consortium workgroups are creating an open architecture for fog computing that is necessary to enable interoperability and scalability. We are working with our academia and research members to identify, share and apply best practices in advanced technologies around fog computing. Through a diverse set of members, we are creating an environment where different perspectives and requirements will foster innovation and wide interoperability within the industry. Just as cloud has created new business models, growth and industries, fog computing can eventually do the same.
DreamT
It's a internet-focused accelerator launched by Amazon Web Services and Shanghai municipality Jiading district. Jiading district will offer free infrastructure to incubatees, including more than 4,000 square meters of co-working space, apartments and preferential policies. AWS will support the program with its cloud services, technical services and training resources, while DTer will be responsible for day-to-day operations of the accelerator. In terms of technical support, projects under the program will receive up to US$15,000 worth of AWS cloud services, according to Rong Yongkang, vice president of AWS, along with training on the platform to help entrepreneurs master it. Rong added that AWS will invite experts from abroad to share their insights so as to help bridge foreign and domestic startup ecosystems.
Eriscsson IoT accelerator
Eriscsson IoT accelerator
Ericsson IoT Accelerator is a cloud based horizontal cross-industry offering comprising of platform services and near product services, for telecom operators and industries. IoT Accelerator provides a continuous incremental set of functionality offered as a Service to enable agile creation and deployment of solutions for the Internet of Things. The Software as a service (SaaS) business model provides the speed, scale and lower cost needed for competitively addressing the IoT market challenges. It allows customers to lowers the initial risk and initial cost shifting investments from CAPEX to OPEX. The delivery strategy is multi-cloud, meaning that the service is delivered from public cloud and on-premises deployments.
Number of Use Cases16
Intelligent Urban Water Supply
Intelligent Urban Water Supply
Intelligent Urban Water Supply Management refers to a cloud service that provides a fully integrated multi-function, multi-service, multi-role and multi-tenant solution.Water, after air, is the second most critical natural resource our lives depend upon. Maintaining adequate clean and safe water supply to urban residents has become ever-challenging. This is especially so under the pressure from the rapid urbanization of the populations in developing countries and increasingly severe constraints of available water resources in many parts of the world. The situation is exacerbated by the inadequate and aging equipment deployed in the water supply infrastructure and the ineffectiveness in the management of the operations of the equipment. The consequence of these conditions impacts to the health and quality of lives of millions of urban residents. 
Factory Operations Visibility & Intelligence
Factory Operations Visibility & Intelligence
Factory Operations Visibility and Intelligence (FOVI) is designed to collect sensor data generated on the factory floor, production-equipment logs, production plans and statistics, operator information, and to integrate all this and other related information in the cloud. In this way, it can be used to bring visibility to production facilities, analyze and predict outcomes, and support better decisions for improvements.
Industrial Edge Computing
Industrial Edge Computing
Edge (fog) computing shifts computing applications, data, and services away from centralized servers to the extremes of a network. This enables analytics and knowledge generation to occur at the source of the data. Industrial IoT companies face challenges turning machine data into business intelligence. Existing cloud-based technologies do not solve problems of data analytics, software deployment, or updates and security for remote devices. Edge or fog computing solves the problem of accessing large amounts of machine-generated data by processing data at the edge of the network and converting it into actionable, useful business information. In an Intelligent Industrial Fog, software can be deployed at various points in the network to not only automate monitoring and control, but also to apply embedded intelligent agents that can adjust device behaviors in relation to ongoing performance variables, reduce running costs by reducing power consumption during off-cycles, or even detect imminent failures and notify technicians to perform preventative maintenance. Companies use edge computing technologies to analyze the data locally, sending only most important data to a centralised cloud. This reduces data transmission and storage costs while also allowing real-time analysis and action. Edge computing also allows remote software deployment and secure M2M communication. Edge computing leverages resources that are not continuously connected to a network, such as laptops, smartphones, tablets and sensors. It covers a wide range of technologies, from wireless sensor networks and mobile data acquisition to cooperative distributed peer-to-peer ad hoc networking and processing. Import IoT applications include remote cloud services, distributed data storage and retrieval, and self-healing networks.
Number of Terms52
Public Cloud
Public Cloud
A public cloud is one based on the standard cloud computing model, in which a service provider makes resources, such as applications and storage, available to the general public over the Internet.
Private Cloud
Private Cloud
A private cloud provides services with cloud characteristics but only within a single organization, for example, one company.
Google Cloud Platform
Google Cloud Platform
Google Cloud Platform is a cloud computing platform by Google that offers hosting on the same supporting infrastructure that Google uses internally for end-user products like Google Search and YouTube.
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