AT&T introduces New IoT Cloud Solution for Analytics
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On Tuesday March 21st, IBM and AT&T introduced a new way for companies to snag more value from their data in a much simpler way by using AT&T’s new IoT and IBM Cloud Solutions. The New AT&T IoT analytics capability, a pilot collaboration between these two major companies, aim to help AT&T’s enterprise customers boost their industrial IoT data into analytics to improve normal, day-to-day, business operations.
The demand for real-time analytics with real-time answers in enterprise world is becoming a higher priority each quarter, thus creating a cloud solution that strives to fill that void.
“We have more than 30 million connected devices on our network today and that number continues to grow – primarily driven by enterprise adoption,” said Chris Penrose, President, IoT Solutions, AT&T.
“Businesses are eager for actionable data insights from their connected devices that help improve their process and take the guesswork out of decision-making. Integrating the IBM Watson Data Platform into our IoT capabilities will be huge for our enterprise customers,” Penrose added.
With this new AT&T and IBM solution, enterprise customers can now take advantage of the following:
- IBM Machine Learning Service, as a part of Watson Data Platform on IBM Cloud, enabling AT&T’s enterprise customers to employ machine learning from IBM Watson.
- IBM Watson Data Platform – the industry’s fastest data ingestion engine with cognitive powered decision making. The IBM Watson Data Platform uncovers critical business insights by providing a collaborative environment where valuable data from machines and devices can be combined with multiple sources of data, including a customer’s own sales and inventory data and publicly available information, such as weather and road conditions.
- IBM Watson IoT portfolio for connecting, building, launching and managing IoT apps and devices, including analytic capabilities such as predictive maintenance that provides insights to improve asset performance.
- AT&T M2X, Flow Designer, Control Center, and other IoT solutions that allow AT&T’s enterprise customers to effectively manage and monitor devices, as well as collect, manage and store data.
“With the tremendous growth in IoT adoption comes the need for more tools and services that will unlock the value in the IoT data being generated,” Steve Canepa, General Manager, Telecommunications, Media & Entertainment, IBM.
“As part of our continued collaboration to drive innovation, IBM is working with AT&T to combine our strengths and expertise to combine analytics solutions to the IBM Cloud that will enable AT&T’s enterprise customers to utilize their complex data in a meaningful way to deliver insights that can help accelerate their business transformation,” he added.
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