MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, Dec 19, 2017 – FogHorn Systems, a leading developer of edge analytics and machine learning (ML) software for industrial and commercial Internet of Things applications, announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Macnica Networks Corporation to provide edge (fog) computing solutions for the industrial and manufacturing markets throughout Japan.
“We are pleased to have Macnica Networks as a distributor of our edge intelligence software platform in Japan,” said FogHorn CEO David C. King. “Their commitment to delivering innovative technology paired with outstanding customer support is very important for us and for our IIoT customers. We look forward to working closely with them as we expand our presence in Japan.”
“FogHorn’s Lightning edge computing software enables our customers to perform real-time data analysis,” said Macnica Networks president Jun Ikeda. “This includes bringing essential visualization of data and statistical analysis, machine learning, and AI utilization directly to the manufacturing site.”
FogHorn’s Lightning software not only acquires large amounts of data generated by industrial systems, but also performs data cleansing which is critical for precision machine learning and real-time automated decision making. Its graphical user interface requires no programming experience and enables Macnica Networks’s customers to easily collect and use data which it automatically converts to the correct formats.
FogHorn has received numerous awards and recognition for its technology. Recent recognition includes Gartner Cool Vendor in IoT Edge Computing, 2017 and the Frost & Sullivan 2017 Product Leadership Award.
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About Macnica Networks
Macnica Networks Corporation is a member of the Macnica Group, a growing global technology distributor. The company has over 20 years of experience in product localization, sales and technical support of computer network equipment. It supplies a full line of leading-edge network appliances, software, telecom solutions to its customers, and consistently brings innovative new products to their portfolio. Macnica Networks provides a high level of comprehensive technical support and educational programs to assist their customers with their applications.
About FogHorn Systems
FogHorn is a leading developer of “edge intelligence” software for industrial and commercial IoT application solutions. FogHorn’s software platform brings the power of advanced analytics and machine learning to the on-premise edge environment enabling a new class of applications for advanced monitoring and diagnostics, machine performance optimization, proactive maintenance and operational intelligence use cases. FogHorn’s technology is ideally suited for OEMs, systems integrators and end customers in manufacturing, power and water, oil and gas, renewable energy, mining, transportation, healthcare, retail, as well as Smart Grid, Smart City, Smart Building and connected vehicle applications.
For more information, visit www.foghorn.io.