In-brief:Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced a converged offering targeted at the Internet of Things, combining data analytics with data capture from multiple end points.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is joining the ranks of other large tech firms in making a play for Internet of Things platform business. As ZDNet reported over the weekend, HPE announced the launch of converged systems targeted at IoT deployments: capturing data from massive numbers of endpoints and using cloud-based data analysis tools to extract value from it.
The systems, launched at HPE’s Discover conference in Las Vegas, are designed to couple analytics with capturing data from multiple end points. HPE also said it is boosting its Internet of things (IoT) security services and tools.Like a bevy of tech vendors such as Cisco, IBM and GE, HPE is targeting industries such as oil and gas, manufacturing and telecom.
Companies in these verticals have the most sensors in the field and are trying to garner insights from the data thrown off them. Tech vendors are targeting the IoT market with a mix of cloud, hardware and software tools.