Hitachi Solutions America Releases Latest Version of IoT Service Hub

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Hitachi Solutions America, a leading provider of global industry solutions powered by the Microsoft Cloud, has announced the latest version of its IoT Service Hub. This update provides the same powerful remote monitoring, predictive analytics, and autonomous decision-making capabilities as before, but new utilities make it faster and easier to deploy.

"The Internet of Things (IoT) is revolutionizing the manufacturing and field service industries. With it, companies are no longer limited to managing the maintenance of production assets based on equipment age or usage to stay ahead of costly issues,”

Hitachi Solutions America, a leading provider of global industry solutions powered by the Microsoft Cloud, has announced the latest version of its IoT Service Hub. This update provides the same powerful remote monitoring, predictive analytics, and autonomous decision-making capabilities as before, but new utilities make it faster and easier to deploy.

Built on Microsoft Azure and Dynamics 365, the Hitachi Solutions IoT Service Hub now features a host of functionality that speeds and simplifies client projects. Most notably, the digital transformation platform now includes:

  • A New Deployer Package – This helpful feature streamlines the implementation process, helps maintain consistency and control, and ensures best practices.
  • Asset and Device Cloning – This simple set-up capability speeds and automates sensor registration and connection for large deployments and makes it easier to upgrade or make changes to existing setups.
  • Clean Up Utilities – An array of new organizational and administrative features enhances implementation efficiency and productivity and saves time and resources. The new tools help quickly and easily:

o    Update the rules to Azure Storage Blob devices
o    Register IoT devices
o    Configure the Azure app service

“The Internet of Things (IoT) is revolutionizing the manufacturing and field service industries. With it, companies are no longer limited to managing the maintenance of production assets based on equipment age or usage to stay ahead of costly issues,” said David Bishop, Senior Vice President and Head of R&D at Hitachi Solutions America. “Our IoT Service Hub allows industrial equipment clients to connect and monitor their assets and analyze the data in real time, delivering capabilities that transform their asset performance management model from react and replace to predict and prevent.”

The Hitachi Solutions IoT Service Hub is a SaaS, or self-hosted platform for aggregating, analyzing, and acting on real-time telemetry data. It serves as the foundation for creating end-to-end, autonomous equipment maintenance solutions that help predict service needs and manage the corrective service lifecycle. Benefits include the ability to:

  • Create a data-driven business model with improved operational efficiencies
  • Leverage data analytics to help predict, adapt, and react more quickly and effectively
  • Reduce unplanned downtime, enhance recovered capacity, and decrease inventory
  • Empower decision makers with real-time visibility and deep operational intelligence

About Hitachi Solutions America, Ltd.

Hitachi Solutions America, Ltd. helps its customers successfully compete with the largest global enterprises using powerful, easy-to-use, and affordable industry solutions built on the Microsoft Cloud and enhanced with world class Business Analytics, Portals, and Collaboration. Hitachi Solutions America provides global capabilities with regional offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, India, Japan, China, and Asia Pacific. For more information, call 888-618-1521 or visit: http://us.hitachi-solutions.com.

About Hitachi Solutions, Ltd.

Hitachi Solutions, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a core member of Information & Telecommunication Systems Company of Hitachi Group and a recognized leader in delivering proven business and IT strategies and solutions to companies across many industries. The company provides value-driven services throughout the IT life cycle from systems planning to systems integration, operation and maintenance. Hitachi Solutions delivers products and services of superior value to customers worldwide through key subsidiaries in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, India, China, and Asia Pacific. For more information on Hitachi Solutions, please visit: http://www.hitachi-solutions.com.

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society’s challenges with our talented team and proven experience in global markets. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2016 (ended March 31, 2017) totaled 9,162 billion yen ($81.8 billion). Hitachi is focusing more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes power & infrastructure systems, information & telecommunication systems, construction machinery, high functional materials & components, automotive systems, healthcare and others. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company’s website at http://www.hitachi.com.

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