MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, Sep 27, 2017 – FogHorn Systems, a leading developer of edge analytics and machine learning (ML) software for industrial and commercial internet of things (IoT) applications, announced today that it has entered into a partnership agreement with UNIADEX Co., Ltd to provide “fog computing” solutions for IIoT. Tokyo-based UNIADEX, which provides system integration services including IoT solutions, also launched its own “IoT eco-System Lab” in 2016.
UNIADEX will provide fog computing integration services using FogHorn’s Lightning software platform to customers who are considering leveraging IoT in the manufacturing, logistics and social infrastructure business. Fog computing is a technology designed to dramatically reduce latency and bandwidth usage by processing massive amounts of machine and sensor data close to its source in the field and sending only essential data to the cloud for centralized processing.
“We are excited to have UNIADEX as one of our key systems integration partners,” said FogHorn CEO David C. King. “In addition to their IIoT expertise, we have been very impressed with the quality integration services they provide to their customers throughout Japan and the rest of the world.”
UNIADEX will also implement FogHorn software platform with edge devices and IoT gateways at their own facilities and other various IIoT service, in order to expand the applicable industry of FogHorn IIoT solution. “We look forward to working closely with FogHorn as our partner for implementing leading edge fog computing-based IIoT solutions for our customers,” said UNIADEX general manager of IoT business development, Tetsuya Yamahira. “Because FogHorn software platform works with many heterogeneous systems and IoT cloud platforms, it will reduce the complexity of our integrations and enable us to implement many new and different IIoT applications in a timely manner.”
FogHorn released its IIoT software platform FogHorn Lightning in September 2016 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.
FogHorn will also be participating in a speaking’ panel at the UNIADEX IoT Edge Conference in Tokyo on October 24, 2017.
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UNIADEX, Ltd. was established in 1997 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nihon Unisys, Ltd. to take over Nihon Unisys’ network related and open service network businesses. Currently UNIADEX is operating IT management, support and facility services as well as network integration. With nearly 3,000 employees and a national IT infrastructure support with over 180 service locations throughout Japan, UNIADEX provides services in more than 130 countries with UNIADEX is a leader in planning, designing and developing information and communication network systems.
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.