Bouygues Telecom taps HPE for IoT services

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced the HPE Universal Internet of Things (IoT) Platform at the IoT World 2016.

The company also said Bouygues Telecom will partner with HPE Universal IoT Platform and the LoRa network to offer IoT services.

The endpoints of IoT will grow at a 31.7 percent CAGR from 2013 through 2020, reaching an installed base of 20.8 billion units.

With expansion in IoT markets and networks there is a growing need for better connectivity between devices.

Huge capacity and flexibility are other key requirements for IoT operators. The new platform claims to provide added functions and benefits to its users, and the company believes that it will play a role in building the infrastructure required for the growth of IoT.

“The value of the IoT lies in enriching data collected from devices with analytics and exposing it to applications that enable organizations to derive business value,” said Som Satsangi, vice president, Sales, Enterprise Group, Hewlett Packard Enterprise India.

The HPE Platform is based on oneM2M industry standard claims to provide IoT operators with the facility of simultaneously managing a heterogeneous sets of sensors, operate vertical applications on machine-to-machine (M2M) devices, as well as process, analyze and monetize collected data in a single secure cloud platform.

It will also support long range, low power connectivity, ensuring that LoRa and SIGFOX deployments can be supported alongside other connectivity protocols, including cellular, radio, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

Added features

Multi connectivity

Communication between networks of different types to get IoT data and build consistent data model based on oneM2M standard.

Device Management
Enables standardized device lifecycle management (oneM2M) across disparate IoT gateways, devices and underlying networks.

To enrich and develop data from the devices with external data sources for better insight

Developer Portal
Sophisticated application development environment for developers and partners.

Data analytics
To identify meaningful patterns in data collected from sensors to get valuable business insights using HPE Vertica and HPE HavenOnDemand.

Enhance Data Security

Uses key exchanges and Codec libraries to interpret data flows in a secure manner.

Objenious, which is a subsidiary of Bouygues Telecom, will partner with HPE Universal IoT Platform and the LoRa network to offer IoT services for applications ranging from vehicle fleet management, remote meter reading, predictive maintenance and geolocation.

“Our partnership with HPE in building and rolling out new, leading edge networks like LoRa to enable the Internet of Things has been extremely valuable,” said StephaneAllaire, CEO of Objenious. “HPE resources in IoT were key to build solutions that enable Objenious to lead in the IoT market.”

The HPE Universal IoT Platform is currently available for use worldwide and can be deployed on premises or in a private cloud environment for a comprehensive as-a-service model in select markets.

Vina Krishnan
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