Blogs

Remote maintenance of escalators and elevators using log analytics

Author : VIJAY VASUDEVAN Feb 27, 2015

Every machine produces logs. Even those escalators and elevators at your favorite mall or office space. Here’s what will happen next. Those escalators will talk to a forecaster sitting at a remote location,and transmit data that will be tremendously valuable for their own maintenance. But what messages are they transmitting? What’s the objective? Typical...

Glassbeam in action at dimension data

Author : DEVANG MEHTA Feb 20, 2015

We’d ANNOUNCED last summer that Dimension Data, an NTT company, and a global ICT leader had chosen Glassbeam to optimize it’s global data center operations. Since then, their team has used Glassbeam to accrue numerous benefits in their data center operations and we recently wrote a case study that articulates these benefits. Prior to using Glassbeam, the...

What the spark!

Author : DEVANG MEHTA Feb 13, 2015

No, we don’t hate Spark! We like it a lot – regular blog readers know that we integrated Apache Spark’s MlLib library into our SCALAR product last Fall. If you missed this news, here’s the PRESS RELEASE and BLOG POST. What the Spark is the name of a meetup event in the Bay Area on February 26, where our principal architect, Mohammed Guller will be presenting. He...

Connecting seamleassly to thingworx

Author : DEVANG MEHTA Feb 05, 2015

This is HOT OF THE WIRE – we’re announcing a technology and business relationship with Thingworx (a PTC company). The partnership means that we will build a connector into THINGWORX IOT PLATFORM that will enable data to be ingested (and parsed) into GLASSBEAM’S IOT ANALYTICS platform. Building the connector will mean that we are ‘Thingworx-ready’ We see this as...

Our take on why machine data is inherently safe

Author : DEVANG MEHTA Jan 26, 2015

Security remains one of the primary impediments to broad IOT adoption across the industry. Our sales and business development teams face similar objections to the adoption of Glassbeam. We held a Webinar last year, with our partner Dimension Data, that articulated how we ensure security in machine data in terms of encryption, secure transportation, multi-tenancy...

Wind energy equipment manufacturer’s guide to iot service excellence

Author : VIJAY VASUDEVAN Jan 20, 2015

In a wind farm running hundreds of wind turbines, the hydraulic systems play an important part in running the turbine smoothly. Hydraulic systems optimize the turbine by controlling the blade pitch to maximize the amount of power generated under unpredictable wind conditions. Performance takes a hit, when there’s a sudden drop in pressure. In the worst case...

Integrating failure analysis into regular support operations

Author : CARLOS QUEZADA Jan 09, 2015

Our first post for 2015 focuses on integrating failure analysis with the goal of making support operations more productive. Lets’ take a use case of a hardware vendor that has a chassis based product that has multiple blades as well as an additional card used as the overall controller for the chassis. This Management card is important because it controls power...

Coverage by techrepublic and the 451 group

Author : DEVANG MEHTA Dec 30, 2014

A couple of cool media mentions is probably the ideal way to round out what has been a tremendous year at Glassbeam. It sets the stage for what we (along with most media pundits) believe will be a banner year for the IOT industry in 2015. Jason Stamper from the 451 Group wrote a REPORT on Glassbeam that focuses on our integration with Apache Spark and...

Tis the season for 2015 iot predictions

Author : DEVANG MEHTA Dec 10, 2014

As 2014 draws to a close, we’re looking ahead with much anticipation for what promises to be a signature year for the Internet of Things in 2015. We’ve distilled and ARTICULATED OUR KEY EXPECTATIONS for 2015 just earlier today. We’re happy to be at the center of this IOT revolution that has the capability to unleash trillions of dollars of economic wealth over...

Glassbeam is a finalist at up-start 2014 cloud awards

Author : DEVANG MEHTA Dec 02, 2014

The Up-Start Cloud Awards season for 2014 is in full swing and we’re glad to announce that Glassbeam is a finalist in the Category of BEST BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE SOLUTIONS. We want to Thank everyone that supported us during the online voting over the past few weeks. The final round of voting will be held at the annual Up-Start EVENT in San Francisco on December...

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