Blogs

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...

Make way for intelligent hospital infrastructure (ihi)

Author : PRAMOD SRIDHARAMURTHY Nov 25, 2014

Make Way for Intelligent Hospital Infrastructure (IHI) When you think of possible scenarios that could shut down a hospital, it is usually fire, earthquakes, or some form of physical disaster. However, there is growing threat to medical institutions of all sizes from medical equipment failure. Medical device failure occurs when the device fails to perform its...

it’s a new era at glassbeam!

Author : DEVANG MEHTA Nov 18, 2014

At Glassbeam we are thrilled to ANNOUNCE our foray into the exciting space of machine learning and real time analytics. By integrating our market-leading Glassbeam SCALAR platform with the powerful capabilities of Apache Spark framework, we are adding significant differentiators to our IOT Analytics platform. This announcement received tons of media attention –...

Remote diagnostics on iot devices

Author : DEVANG MEHTA Nov 11, 2014

Perhaps, the greatest benefit of ENABLING DEVICES FOR IOT is to be able to diagnose them from remote locations. Devices can be instrumented using Sensors, SDKs or by other mechanisms – in a way that enables them to collect operational data. This data can then be parsed and analyzed to glean insights that can help in both tactical areas (upgrades, patches) as...

Expanding our offering inside salesforce.com

Author : DEVANG MEHTA Nov 03, 2014

In a PREVIOUS BLOG POST we wrote of Glassbeam’s robust SSO integration with Salesforce.com that helps a user view IOT Analytics along with their CRM data through one interface. Recently, Glassbeam recently won a deal with a major company in the Converged Infrastructure space. This company interacts a fair bit with it’s customers (especially for support issues)...

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