FogHorn IoT Ecosystem Partners
FogHorn’s expanding partner ecosystem covers the entire industrial IoT gamut to include the world’s leading industrial integrators, cloud providers, systems integrators and gateway solutions. Click on the logos below to learn more.
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Industrial Solution Providers
The industrial Internet transforms the way people and machines interact using data and analytics in new ways to drive efficiency gains, accelerate productivity and achieve overall operational excellence. Ultimately, the industrial Internet enables combining brilliant machines with best-in-class analytics to deliver valuable new insights that were never before possible. The results of these powerful analytic insights can be revolutionary for business by transforming technological infrastructures, reducing unplanned downtime and maximizing profitability and efficiency.
GE believes the industrial Internet unlocks new possibilities and drives transformation by connecting brilliant machines, advanced analytics and people at work. By connecting machines and industrial big data, the industrial Internet enables better understanding of industrial operations and enables driving them to their fullest potential based on key parameters such as market demand, weather conditions, plant environment, load balancing, and other business objectives.
The industrial Internet can lead businesses to a new wave of productivity gains and performance. Networked machines with embedded sensors and advanced analytics tools allow these businesses to leverage data in context to predictions and provide real-time operational intelligence to those who need it to make the best decisions. Solutions powered by the industrial Internet can help monitor processes and control loops so if a process becomes inefficient, operators can quickly identify what has changed and why. Getting to the root cause of the issue provides better insight into process and control problems to minimize deviations that stray outside of preset parameters.
GE’s business is making the industrial Internet real, helping customers connect their machines, data, insights and people to improve performance, uptime and productivity. In collaboration with GE, FogHorn provides an edge intelligence platform that integrates many different heterogeneous edge applications to support widely distributed industrial networks. FogHorn is an integral part of the GE Predix ecosystem and was featured at the 2015 GE Minds + Machines conference.
Bosch Software Innovations has been active in the Internet of Things for nearly ten years knowing what it can achieve, which goes far beyond technology, changing businesses, nurturing ecosystems and disrupting industries. They are experts in the Internet of Things and their team of IoT consultants, software developers, solution architects, project managers, UX designers, business model innovators, and trainers work with you to bring your IoT idea from strategy to implementation. On global scale, Bosch Software Innovations designs, develops and operates software and system solutions for the areas of mobility, smart city, energy, manufacturing, agriculture, health, as well as smart homes and buildings. They have the domain-specific, software, and organizational know-how to support companies digitally transforming themselves and are strongly anchored in the Bosch Group, where they also support its business units in a partnership approach for IoT competencies and technology.
Yokogawa’s global network of 92 companies spans 59 countries. Founded in 1915, the US$3.7 billion company engages in cutting-edge research and innovation. Yokogawa is active in the industrial automation and control (IA), test and measurement, and aviation and other businesses segments. The IA segment plays a vital role in a wide range of industries including oil, chemicals, natural gas, power, iron and steel, pulp and paper, pharmaceuticals, and food.
Yokogawa offers a wide range of control solutions that help its customers improve the safety and efficiency of their operations and make the most effective use of their assets. These solutions include field instruments, control systems, manufacturing execution systems (MES), and management information systems. Industrial IoT (IIoT) technology is making rapid inroads in the control field, and it is expected that fog computing’s enabling of real-time and distributed processing in edge computing applications will significantly accelerate its adoption.
The era of software-defined everything, marked by disruptive forces such as the Internet of Things (IoT), is transforming our industry and pushing the pace of innovation in market segments ranging from aerospace and defense to consumer, networking to automotive, and industrial to medical.
A global leader in delivering software for intelligent connected systems, Wind River® offers a comprehensive, end-to-end portfolio of solutions ideally suited to address the emerging needs of IoT, from the secure and managed intelligent devices at the edge, to the gateway, into the critical network infrastructure, and up into the cloud. Wind River technology is found in nearly 2 billion devices and is backed by world-class professional services and award-winning customer support.
IIoT Consultants and SIs
PwC focuses on audit and assurance, tax and consulting services. Additionally, in the US, PwC concentrates on 16 key industries and provides targeted services that include—but are not limited to—human resources, deals, forensics, and consulting services. We help resolve complex issues and identify opportunities. PWC’s reputation lies in building lasting relationships with their clients and a focus on delivering value in all they do.
Clearly, manufacturers cannot build a sophisticated, systemic IoT ecosystem overnight. For manufacturers looking to initiate an IoT strategy—or to expand upon one already in place—PwC offers some key questions to consider, touching an all aspects of business, from operations to meeting customer needs to talent.
Tech Mahindra Limited is a Pune-based Indian multinational provider of information technology (IT), networking technology solutions and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO). Part of the Mahindra Group, Tech Mahindra has over 115,900 employees across 90 countries and customers which include Fortune 500 companies. The company represents the new connected world, offering innovative and customer-centric services and solutions integrating technology with business, thereby enabling Enterprises, Associates and the Society to Rise™. Tech Mahindra provides a broad range of products and services for industrial customers including a leadership position in tractors, utility vehicles, information technology, financial services and vacation ownership.
Tech Mahindra provides end-to-end IIoT technology support for manufacturing operations while working with FogHorn to deliver edge intelligence solutions.
For over 20 years, Infosys has developed solutions that are at the crossroads of the physical and digital worlds. Inter-disciplinary skills and domain knowledge in engineering and IT enable Infosys to drive efficiency, accelerate concept-to-market, and derive business insights from data in the IoT space. They focus on developing cyber-physical solutions that derive meaningful insights our engineering and domain expertise. These solutions span platforms, consulting services, system integration offerings, embedded and hardware solutions, and requirements definition.
The Infosys ecosystem integration capabilities include a partner and platform-led strategy to integrate enterprise ecosystems across the entire IoT stack including Intelligent Devices, Connectivity, Device Management, Enterprise Integration and Analytics.
Developing Next-Gen IoT: Infosys is working with the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) to improve the integration between the physical and the digital worlds and accelerate the adoption of the IoT. They have also collaborated with the University of Aachen to develop Industry 4.0 enabled asset efficiency maturity model.
UNIADEX, Ltd. was established in 1997 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nihon Unisys, Ltd., based on Nihon Unisys’ network integration service and open system support service businesses as its core. Currently, UNIADEX provides multi-vender and one stop IT services, such as integration, support, management, and facility services, with nearly 3,000 employees and nationwide support infrastructure with over 180 service locations throughout Japan and in more than 100 countries worldwide.
As a leading systems integrator, UNIADEX works closely with FogHorn to implement leading edge fog computing-based IIoT solutions for its customers. Because FogHorn’s software platform works with many heterogeneous systems and IoT cloud platforms, it reduces the complexity of integration processes and enable UNIADEX to implement many new and different IIoT applications in a timely manner.
One of NEC’s prime focus areas is to drive Internet of Things solutions. NEC’s industrial IoT solution supports next-generation manufacturing, leveraging NEC’s technological strengths in areas such as smart mobility, image recognition, big data analysis and software-defined networking (SDN). The solution includes prediction analysis to automatically identify irregularities in large volumes of data and highly-accurately predict product quality and performance.
Information and communications technologies-related data is rapidly growing on a global scale, and as a result, huge amounts of data (big data) are expected to be generated in the near future. IoT technologies open the way for collecting big data from many different goods that were traditionally not subject to control. As sophisticated analyses of these digital data are conducted, extra value will be discovered.
NEC aims to make positive use of IoT in extensive areas including social infrastructure, such as water demand forecast and traffic monitoring, security management for communities and for key facilities and energy management, in addition to the corporate use of IoT by manufacturers, distributors, transport operators and others.
In addition to NEC’s Industrial IoT for the manufacturing sector, NEC will be working to broaden its lineup of solutions tailored to a broad array of industries and business types.
Energia Communications (Enecom) has been providing a wide range of services, including networks, cloud services, data centers and security, in Japan for many years.
Enecom is currently working on IoT solutions based on its already existing services. Improving the level of preventive maintenance of machinery and facilities is a crucial element for stable business continuity, especially for the manufacturing and energy industries. The company is fully confident that the IoT services it provides can thoroughly respond to and satisfy such needs. In particular, implementing FogHorn Lightning in “EneWings Cloud,” a cloud service that is linked to Enecom’s own original wide area Ethernet, will enable users to create even more secure IoT models.
Energia Communications is examining various ways to expand its IoT experience gained in the manufacturing and energy industries into a wide range of other industries and businesses in the future.
OGIS-RI established as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Osaka Gas Co.,Ltd. OGIS-RI has operated for over 30 years as the core company of its parent corporation, the Osaka Gas Group and also as a business partner of customers in various industries such as manufacturing, finance, public interest, etc., providing end-to-end services from system consulting to planning, construction, operation and maintenance. OGIS-RI leverages open source software, cloud service-related technology, agile development technology, and more with the advantage of offering solutions incorporating advanced IT technologies. In recent years, it developed IoT solutions aiming to realize the digital value chain and rule modeling with an emphasis on business rule management system (BRMS) solutions.
BearingPoint is an independent management and technology consultancy with European roots and a global reach. The company operates in three units: Consulting, Solutions and Ventures. Consulting covers the advisory business; Solutions provides the tools for successful digital transformation, regulatory technology and advanced analytics; Ventures drives the financing and development of start-ups. BearingPoint’s clients include many of the world’s leading companies and organizations. The firm has a global consulting network with more than 10,000 people and supports clients in over 75 countries, engaging with them to achieve measurable and sustainable success.
IIoT Gateway Suppliers
Dell takes a pragmatic approach to the Internet of Things (IoT) by building on the equipment and data you already have, and leveraging your current technology investments, to quickly and securely enable analytics-driven action.
Architect for analytics. Dell’s analytics, data management and infrastructure solutions provide the power to ensure your IoT solution enables analytics where it makes sense – at the edge, in the data center or in the cloud.
Think security first. With award-winning security tools and expertise, and a holistic approach, Dell helps ensure your infrastructure and data remain safe, secure and private.
Provide choice and flexibility. Dell’s broad portfolio of key IoT technologies, combined with a rich partner ecosystem, allows you to build the right IoT ecosystem for your unique needs.
With a comprehensive solution portfolio, and pragmatic approach, Dell reduces the complexity, lowers the risk and increases the speed of deploying IoT initiatives.
FogHorn is a partner in the Dell IoT solutions partner program—a multi-tiered program designed to drive awareness of IoT solution providers that address pain points in areas such as data integration, analytics, and visualizations.
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With HP AllianceOne, Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), Independent Hardware Vendors (IHVs), Original Equipment Vendors (OEM) and System Integrators (SIs)—team with HP Enterprise to deliver solutions that can be integrated and tested across server, storage and networking platforms. Building on a standards-based architecture across Microsoft® Windows®, Linux, NonStop and HP-UX operating environments, HP AllianceOne and its partners deliver leading solutions that seamlessly fit within the current data center, remote office and small and midsized IT environments, while helping clients, from small to large enterprise, speed time to deployment, optimize infrastructure capacity, reduce power consumption and free resources.
As an HP Enterprise IoT solutions partner, FogHorn’s industry leading IoT application & analytics platform is certified to run on HP edge hardware. FogHorn enables you to build analytics applications across the edge and the cloud for data driven actions to optimize your assets and operations. FogHorn provides a cost effective way to develop, deploy and manage IoT applications on HP assets. FogHorn provides rapid scaling of IoT applications to realize the true potential of Industrial IoT.
Harness the power of your industrial data with the combined solution from Stratus and FogHorn. Real time analytics applications at the edge for advanced monitoring and diagnostics, machine performance optimization, proactive maintenance and operational intelligence use cases increases the criticality of data integrity, and the need for continuously available infrastructure to protect modern 24×7 industrial automation systems. Stratus and FogHorn are delivering customers highly reliable, yet operational simple, edge computing infrastructure to capture the transformative potential of IoT.
FogHorn Lightning ML is certified and supported on Stratus ftServer systems. By combining Lightning’s edge intelligence with ftServer’s self-monitoring, self-diagnosing, self-healing capabilities, manufacturers can simultaneously power and protect their mission critical IoT compute infrastructure, and support it with local operations staff.
Axiomtek is a leading global design manufacturer of advanced, high quality enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) gateway devices and industrial computers. Axiomtek’s edge computing platforms offer true customer value with its design flexibility, rich features, and high product reliability and longevity. Our selections of gateway and edge computer product lines deliver comprehensive features and high customizability aiming at faster deployment. They are designed to work well with realtime O/S and edge analytics software, including Foghorn. Our platforms provide a strong foundation for edge intelligence to industries such as manufacturing, transportation, oil & gas, renewable energy, healthcare, retail and more.
Axiomtek’s IoT products are formulated to meet a variety of challenging requirements and operate well under any operational environment. Our product offerings range from the highly rugged IP-67 embedded controllers, the versatile modular-design industrial systems; to small, low-power, performance-optimized gateway devices with rich I/Os that can help connect legacy and new devices easily to an IoT network. Some of our IoT edge devices support Intel® IoT Gateway Solutions and Microsoft Azure Cloud Computing Platform; and offer fieldbus interfaces, scalable compute capabilities and flexible communications options. Visit us at us.axiomtek.com or email us at email@example.com for more information.
The Cisco® IoT System is a comprehensive set of products and technologies for creating IoT solutions from cloud to fog. Because it is based on a systems approach, the Cisco IoT System enables stronger security, lowers integration costs, and accelerates innovation. Its products and technologies are engineered for the manufacturing, oil and gas, utilities, transportation, mining, and public sector industries. It is delivered across six technology pillars: Cisco Fog Computing; Network Connectivity; Physical and Cybersecurity; Data Analytics; Management and Automation; and Application Platform.
FogHorn is a Cisco Certified Solutions Partner and its industry leading IoT application & analytics platform is certified to run on Cisco edge hardware. FogHorn enables you to build analytics applications across the edge and the cloud for data driven actions to optimize your assets and operations. FogHorn provides a cost effective way to develop, deploy and manage IoT applications on your Cisco assets. FogHorn provides rapid scaling of IoT applications to realize the true potential of Industrial IoT.
IIoT Semiconductor Developers
Forward-thinking businesses are discovering the promise of the Internet of Things (IoT), which is delivering a landscape of advanced technology solutions that can transform data into valuable, actionable insights. Moving ahead, companies with end-to-end IoT strategies based on powerful Intel® IoT Gateway Technology are poised to realize the most value. Solutions based on this technology provide leading performance and security for intelligence at the edge, enabling near real-time analysis and tighter, more efficient process controls, while reducing data transmission costs. The FogHorn Lighting intelligent edge platform is available on Intel x86 based gateways and servers.
Arm® Cortex®-A processors are at the heart of the most powerful and compelling technology products. They are deployed in mobile devices, networking infrastructure, home and consumer devices, automotive in-vehicle infotainment and driver automation systems, and embedded designs. Cortex-A processors power intelligent solutions, from edge to cloud, for next-generation experiences.
The newest version of FogHorn Lightning is also systems-agnostic and supports 32-bit implementations of ARM Cortex-A processors, which are one of the most widely used processor types for IIoT deployments. Combined with its software miniaturization and machine learning capabilities, the Lightning platform’s very small footprint and support for ARM Cortex-A processors now makes edge intelligence available to an exponentially higher number of edge compute devices from many different hardware vendors.
Xilinx is a leading provider of All Programmable semiconductor products, including FPGAs, SoCs, MPSoCs, RFSoCs, and 3D ICs. Xilinx uniquely enables applications that are both software defined and hardware optimized – powering industry advancements in Cloud Computing, 5G Wireless, Embedded Vision, and Industrial IoT. For more information, visit www.xilinx.com.
Cavium is a provider of highly integrated semiconductor processors that enable intelligent networking, communications, storage, video and security applications. Cavium offers a broad portfolio of integrated, software compatible processors ranging in performance from 1 Gbps to 100 Gbps that enable secure, intelligent functionality in Enterprise, Data-Center, Broadband/Consumer and Access and Service Provider equipment. Cavium’ processors are supported by ecosystem partners that provide operating systems, tools and application support, hardware reference designs and other services.
Cloud Infrastructure and AI/ML Companies
Predix is the foundation for all of GE’s Industrial Internet applications, providing powerful, consistent, secure, and scalable support for the solutions industries rely on to optimize their business. The Predix platform is a cloud-based Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) for the Industrial Internet. It provides tools, framework, guidelines, and best practices that enable users to create solutions to run industrial-scale analytics. As it connects machines, data, people, and other assets, the Predix platform uses leading technologies for distributed computing, big-data analytics, asset data management, and machine-to-machine communication.
In collaboration with GE, FogHorn provides an edge intelligence platform that integrates many different heterogeneous edge applications with the GE Predix cloud to support widely distributed industrial networks. FogHorn is an integral part of the Predix ecosystem and was featured at the 2015 GE Minds + Machines conference.
AWS IoT is a managed cloud platform that lets connected devices easily and securely interact with cloud applications and other devices. AWS IoT can support billions of devices and trillions of messages, and can process and route those messages to AWS endpoints and to other devices reliably and securely. With AWS IoT, your applications can keep track of and communicate with all your devices, all the time, even when they aren’t connected.
AWS IoT makes it easy to use AWS services like AWS Lambda, Amazon Kinesis, Amazon S3, Amazon Machine Learning, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon CloudWatch, AWS CloudTrail, and Amazon Elasticsearch Service with built-in Kibana integration, to build IoT applications that gather, process, analyze and act on data generated by connected devices, without having to manage any infrastructure.
Microsoft Azure is a growing collection of integrated cloud services—analytics, computing, database, mobile, networking, storage, and web. The integrated tools, pre-built templates and managed services make it easier for users to build and manage enterprise, mobile, Web and Internet of Things (IoT) apps faster, using skills they already have and technologies are familiar with. Microsoft is also the only vendor positioned as a Leader across Gartner’s Magic Quadrants for cloud Infrastructure as a Service, Application Platform as a Service, and Cloud Storage Services for the second consecutive year.As a certified Microsoft Azure partner, FogHorn provides an edge intelligence platform that integrates many different heterogeneous edge applications to support widely distributed industrial networks that are managed on the Microsoft Azure Cloud.
Google Cloud IoT is a comprehensive set of integrated services that help you unlock business insights in real time from data across your globally dispersed devices. Device data captured by Cloud IoT Core gets published to Cloud Pub/Sub for downstream analytics. You can do ad hoc analysis using Google BigQuery, easily run advanced analytics and apply machine learning with Cloud Machine Learning Engine, or visualize IoT data results with rich reports and dashboards in Google Data Studio.
Google’s serverless Cloud IoT platform eliminates the need to build and maintain costly infrastructure for your IoT data analysis. Connect easily to the cloud and accommodate all your globally dispersed devices using Cloud IoT Core’s protocol bridge with automatic loading balancing and horizontal scaling. Ensure secure device connections with industry-standard protocols and lower your total cost of ownership with no capex or ongoing maintenance required.
SAP HANA is an in-memory computing platform that has completely transformed the relational database industry. It combines database, application processing, and integration services on a single platform. The same architecture also provides libraries for predictive, planning, text processing, spatial, and business analytics. SAP HANA is an ACID compliant database that stores compressed data in memory, in a columnar format and processes data in parallel, across multiprocessor cores and single instruction multiple data (SIMD) commands.
With extremely fast data scans, SAP HANA can run advanced analytics alongside high-speed transactions to deliver accurate, up-to-date responses in a split second. SAP HANA eliminates predefined aggregates, materialized views, and data duplication between operational and decision support systems.
Once the data is processed at the edge, FogHorn’s cloud software gathers information from all of the edge devices across the distributed network for aggregation in SAP HANA where FogHorn cloud analytics applications store, process, analyze and visualize data for system-wide monitoring and optimization. FogHorn implements business logic within SAP HANA as well.
FogHorn is SAP HANA certified and part of the SAP Startup Focus Program. Working with SAP HANA, FogHorn provides a complete end-to-end IOT platform that tightly integrates multi-tier IOT applications with business processes, such as procurement and supply chain, to meet the needs of our industrial customers.
The MapR data platform integrates the power of Hadoop and Spark with global event streaming, real-time database capabilities, and enterprise storage, enabling customers to harness the enormous power of their data. Organizations with the most demanding production needs, including sub-second response for fraud prevention, secure and highly available data-driven insights for better healthcare, petabyte analysis for threat detection, and integrated operational and analytic processing for improved customer experiences, run on MapR.
MapR was engineered for the data center with IT operations in mind enabling big data apps using Hadoop, Spark, and more to serve business-critical needs that cannot afford to lose data, must run on a 24×7 basis, require immediate recovery from node and site failures – all with a smaller data center footprint. MapR supports these capabilities for the broadest set of data applications from batch analytics to interactive querying and real-time streaming.
FogHorn is a MAPR approved partner.
Cloudera delivers a modern data management and analytics platform built on Apache Hadoop and the latest open source technologies. The world’s leading organizations trust Cloudera to help solve their most challenging business problems with Cloudera Enterprise, the fastest, easiest and most secure data platform available for the modern world. Cloudera customers capture, store, process and analyze vast amounts of data, empowering them to use advanced analytics to drive business decisions quickly, flexibly and at lower cost than has been possible before.
FogHorn is a Cloudera Connect partner.
The Industrial Internet Consortium was founded in March 2014 to bring together the organizations and technologies necessary to accelerate the growth of the Industrial Internet by identifying, assembling and promoting best practices. Membership includes small and large technology innovators, vertical market leaders, researchers, universities and government organizations.
FogHorn is a contributing member of the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC).
The OpenFog Consortium has been formed to solve some of today’s most common challenges, such as high latency on the network, support of end point mobility, loss of connectivity, unpredictable bandwidth bottlenecks and distributed coordination of systems and clients. With an architecture that enables end-user clients or near-user edge devices to carry out computation, communication, control and storage, fog computing can enable rapid innovation, client-centric objectives, pooling of local resources, and real-time processing in cyber-physical systems.
The OpenFog Consortium will promote an ecosystem to accelerate the adoption of open fog computing by bringing together companies, universities and individuals. It will define a common framework for distributed computing based on open standard technologies. The OpenFog Consortium will also identify best practices, liaise with standards organizations and hold industry events to foster interoperability.
FogHorn was the first small company to become a member of the OpenFog Consortium.
e-F@ctory is the Mitsubishi Electric solution for improving the performance of any manufacturing enterprise, providing three key benefits: reduced total cost of ownership, maximized productivity, and seamless integration.As the founder and leading member of the e‑F@ctory Alliance, Mitsubishi Electric’s Factory Automation solutions can help solve the significant challenge of increasing the performance of existing plant infrastructure, with its mixed control systems and legacy systems architecture, by improving the delivery of plant information to MES/ERP systems.
Mitsubishi Electric – Factory Automation: Mitsubishi Electric’s powerful automation solutions enhance the integration of the business and production environments directly with MES and ERP connectivity solutions. The company provides both customer-oriented solutions as well as outstanding automation hardware, including PACs, PLCs, CNC, Inverters, Servo and motion systems, HMIs, Robots, Low voltage switchgear, EDM machines, Laser processing machines.
As an e-F@ctory alliance member, FogHorn is committed to developing intelligent edge industrial automation software for use in factories operated by Mitsubishi Electric and its customers.
EdgeX Foundry™ is a vendor-neutral open source project hosted by the Linux Foundation building a common open framework for Industrial IoT edge computing. The EdgeX platform enables and encourages the rapidly growing community of IoT solutions providers to work together in an ecosystem of interoperable components to reduce uncertainty, accelerate time to market, and facilitate scale. By enabling the use of existing connectivity standards together with a marketplace of interoperable developer value-add it will simplify development and deployment of IoT solutions in a wide variety of use cases. The initiative is aligned around a common goal: the simplification and standardization of the foundation for tiered edge computing architectures in the Industrial IoT market while still enabling the ecosystem to provide significant value-added differentiation.
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