IoT deployment is driving computing to the edge. Industries adopting Industrial IoT (IIoT) devices are at the forefront of creating smarter enterprise environments. Whether deploying thousands of sensors or large complex robots, our customers are pursuing real-time data processing, monitoring and local system control to greatly improve efficiency in the age of cloud computing.
Data analysis can provide better predictability and reduced costs for energy companies. But these companies often have hard-to-reach environments with few IT resources. Edge virtualization solves these challenges and makes it possible to deploy predictive analytics across your entire ecosystem.
Oil and gas producers are undergoing a fundamental shift toward digitization and automation in order to ensure profitability and increase competitiveness. Edge virtualization can reduce complexity within these environments and make it possible to implement IoT projects that are manageable, protected, and scalable.
Industry 4.0 and the vision of smart factories is becoming a reality with the implementation of Industrial IoT devices. The data being collected from all of these devices needs real-time analysis to optimize operations quickly and efficiently by knowing what needs attention.
Deploying human vision at the edge doesn’t have to be as complicated as it sounds. Create an FPGA-enabled edge with one-click deployment of AI models, and quickly implement facial recognition and other vision-related solutions.
To send your sensor data to Microsoft Azure, you must first set up and figure out how to maintain your edge devices. Azure IoT Quick Connect provides single-click deployment of Azure IoT along with 100% remote visibility and control so that you can move quickly and spend your time analyzing data, not trying to get to it.
IoT Gateways and industrial PCs are typically distributed out of corporate headquarters and deployed to the edge to serve the business needs, but there are a myriad of challenges to get these devices to their locations and ready for service without remote IT expertise. Cloud-managed gateways enable 100% remote administration, securing all edge nodes and simplifying lifecycle management.
Digital transformation offers many promises to organizations but is only possible alongside a modern infrastructure, creating a key challenge for environments with thousands (or more) of legacy edge devices. Edge virtualization software provides an alternative to “rip and replace” and makes it possible to rehost existing applications on modern hardware.