MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, Oct 26, 2017 – FogHorn Systems, a leading developer of edge analytics and machine learning (ML) software for industrial and commercial internet of things (IoT) applications, announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with OGIS-RI , to provide edge (fog) computing solutions for the manufacturing industry. In addition to edge computing solutions, OGIS-RI will also use FogHorn’s technology to support business systems and product development.
“We are excited to have OGIS-RI join us as a key systems integration partner for the manufacturing sector,” said FogHorn CEO David C. King. “Their commitment to using innovation to enhance the speed, efficiency and quality of the manufacturing process is very strong and we look forward to working closely with their development and integration teams to deliver on the promise of fog computing and IIoT.”
“FogHorn Lightning” makes it easy for us to acquire and process very large flows of sensor data and to process it in real time,” said OGIS-RI executive officer Junzo Suzuki. “This enables a new generation of analysis and decision-making capabilities for us. By incorporating FogHorn software as our middleware, we will be able to quickly introduce new mechanisms for processing data at the edge and to verify our problem-solving hypotheses so we can execute changes within much shorter periods of time.”
FogHorn released its IIoT software platform FogHorn Lightning in September 2016 and 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.
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.
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.