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All eyes in san francisco this week for dreamforce 15

Author : DEVANG MEHTA Sep 18, 2015

As thousands of people step into San Francisco’s Moscone Center at this year’s DREAMFORCE they will come face to face with the "INTERNET OF CUSTOMERS", as Salesforce dubbed it back in 2013, which is connecting the Internet of Things to the Marketing Cloud. The term actually fits perfectly considering the massive collection of data that is allowing both sales and...

IOT analytics market to experience big growth

Author : DEVANG MEHTA Sep 08, 2015

We’ve known it all along, but several recent reports have pointed to the positive growth prospects of IoT analytics, as companies in a wide range of industry turn to harnessing machine data to improve customer service, streamline product development and increase intelligence about machine/equipment performance. An article in HEALTHCARE ANALYTICS just two weeks...

Converged infrastructure, here we come!

Author : DEVANG MEHTA Sep 01, 2015

We always feel elated when we enter a new vertical and win a couple of customers in the space. The joy and excitement is amplified when it’s a white-hot vertical by itself – in this case the Converged and Hyperconverged (simply “Converged” for this post) Infrastructure space. The Converged Infrastructure space is perfect for GLASSBEAM – since products in this...

Powerful analytics behind the movement to the “economy of things”

Author : DEVANG MEHTA Aug 25, 2015

The IBM INSTITUTE FOR BUSINESS VALUE (IBV) has recently released a report titled, “THE ECONOMY OF THINGS,” which proposes the idea that the Internet of Things will evolve into the Economy of Things. The report begins by noting how the internet completely transformed industries such as music and newspapers, but its impact on physical industries, such as...

New analyst coverage reflecting exciting developments

Author : DEVANG MEHTA Aug 20, 2015

It’s a busy summer at Glassbeam – we’re entering new verticals and also rolling out some game-changing product features. We constantly talk to industry analysts to keep them abreast of key developments at Glassbeam, and as a result of these conversations a couple of important Analyst coverage reports have been published in recent times. The Taneja group authored...

Geting the most out of akka clusters

Author : SURAJ ATREYA Aug 14, 2015

Anyone serious about distributed systems or building one, commonly encounters issues such as replication, consistency, availability and partition tolerance (CAP) [1]. In a real life scenario, partition tolerance is inevitable. So the system must be able to handle partition tolerance when there are network outages. Therefore, ‘P’ in the CAP is a must for any...

Elastically adding and removing nodes using akka cluster

Author : SURAJ ATREYA Aug 07, 2015

This post explores a pull-based master/worker architecture – one that is suitable for anyone who is looking to elastically provision nodes when the load is higher than normal and under-provision when the load is below normal. In this post, the master accepts RSS links from frontend which can be a user submitting links and worker accept one RSS link and extract...

Using glassbeam for customer segmentation

Author : VIJAY VASUDEVAN Jul 30, 2015

It’s a well-known fact that better customer segmentation results in increased profitability for any product company. Better segmentation enables product manufacturers to create highly customized offerings and messaging for each customer (the era of 1-1 marketing); better yet, these offerings are well-aligned with the needs and propensities of that customer. This...

Glassbeam and smart grids

Author : DEVANG MEHTA Jul 22, 2015

You might know that the Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station and Smart Grid industry is set to explode over next five years growing from less than 1 Million stations today to over 12 Million in 2020 driving an exponential market revenue growth from $200M to $3.5B in the same period. You might also recall last month our ANNOUNCEMENT last month of our...

PRDS and user stories, iot style

Author : DEVANG MEHTA Jul 17, 2015

Network World spoke with us earlier this month and ran a NICE PIECE on how the IOT revolution is positively impacting new product development. We could not agree more with their assessment. It’s a well-known fact that a large percentage of products fail and one of the main reasons for these failures is that the feature set is not aligned with true customer and...

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