Communications & Networking
GE announces Predix Cloud
Aug. 13, 2015 – The GE Predix Cloud claims to be the world’s first and only cloud solution designed specifically for industrial data and analytics.
This platform-as-a-service (PaaS) will capture and analyze the volume, velocity and variety of machine data within a “highly secure,” industrial-strength cloud environment, says GE, adding that Predix Cloud will drive the next phase of growth for the Industrial Internet and enable developers to rapidly create, deploy and manage applications and services for industry. According to the company, Predix Cloud will enable operators to use machine data faster and more efficiently, saving billions of dollars annually. By combining GE’s background in information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT), the solution aims to deliver tools like asset connectivity, machine data support and industrial-grade security and compliance.