Industry 4.0 & Smart Manufacturing
Advantech cooperates with ARM, Microsoft, Intel Security and Acronis for IoT Edge Intelligence
March 26, 2017 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
Mar. 25, 2017 – Advantech is collaborating with ARM, Microsoft, Intel Security, and Acronis on a new sharing platform – WISE-PaaS Marketplace – which was unveiled at Embedded World 2017.
The parties say it creates a new business model that would enable customers to create diverse IoT software/Cloud solutions within a collaborative software ecosystem for business growth and service innovation.
Advantech further announced its new-generation Intel-based IoT platform Edge Intelligence Server (EIS), featuring integrated hardware plus WISE-PaaS software to enable IoT connectivity, data manageability, and analytics in the edge. Through the WISE-PaaS Marketplace and EIS, Advantech and its partners say the solutions “accelerate IoT implementation” as well as benefit customers in various industrial vertical markets.
“Advantech has always been committed to upholding the spirit of partnering for smart city and IoT solutions. Collaborating with software partners, the WISE-PaaS ecosystem provides a flexible and expandable architecture that facilitates the seamless integration of diverse cloud services, software solutions, and solution-ready packages (SRP API), all offered at the WISE-PaaS Marketplace,” said Allan Yang, CTO of Advantech. “Customers can choose from a variety of software solutions, purchase a standard suite for creating unique solutions, or combine standard and purpose-built packages to enable IoT edge intelligence and customize an IoT solution according to specific requirements and usage conditions.”
“End-to-end security from chip to cloud services on constrained devices is the ultimate enabler for IoT applications to achieve scale. The Advantech WISE-PaaS cloud takes advantage of strong security and device management across ARM mbed OS and mbed Cloud for constrained devices,” said Dr. Krisztian Flautner, vice-president of technology, IoT Business, ARM. “This Marketplace provides quick access for developers to the widest range of secure IoT clients based on the ARM architecture for applications.”