Munich / Kaiserslautern – Device Insight GmbH, one of the leading software providers for the Internet of Things, and Empolis Information Management GmbH, the software provider for intelligent decision support systems, are joining their forces for the Internet of Things, in order to achieve early detection of impending failures or downtimes on machines, installations and even entire facilities. This predictive maintenance technology helps prevent unforeseen downtimes. It also leads to significant reductions in operating costs for machines and installations.
Device Insight brings its expertise in the areas of machine connectivity, secure transmission, as well as data storage and visualization of data into the partnership. Empolis contributes with its powerful analytics tools, which quickly identify failure sources with the help of artificial intelligence. With this complete predictive maintenance solution, which integrates the IoT platform CENTERSIGHT Next Generation with Empolis Service Diagnostics, customers can implement projects in the area of the Internet of Things and Industry 4.0 much faster than before and risk-free.
Both companies have been known as experts in their fields for many years and received high acclaims for their technological expertise multiple times. The partnership unifies what are currently the two most important technological fields: in a survey conducted by MIT Sloan and Deloitte, 3,700 managers from around the world named the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence as the two most important trends in innovation for the next three to five years.
Device Insight was founded in 2003 and is one of the leading software providers for IoT platforms. The company’s flagship product is the IoT platform CENTERSIGHT, which supports the creation of global networks that link machines, vehicles, installations and devices and provides features such as data capture, data analytics, reporting, remote service and alerts. In over 15 countries, Device Insight operates with large-scale enterprises, as well as small and medium-sized customers from the fields of mechanical engineering, HVAC, commercial vehicles, vending, transport, energy and connected homes. The services offered by Device Insight span a range of activities, including business case analysis, implementation and secure IT operations. Device Insight provides long-term support to its customers in the realization of IoT projects and offers expertise as a full-range supplier on all components of the IoT ecosystem. The company was listed in five categories of the Experton Group “Industry 4.0/Internet of Things Vendor Benchmark 2017” and was named “Industry 4.0/IoT Leader Germany” in the fields “Industrial Big Data Analytics”, “Industrial Big Data Dashboards/Visualization”, “IoT Logistics” and “IoT Smart Building Energy Management”.
Empolis is the leading provider of Smart Information Management software for comprehensive creation, management, analysis, intelligent processing and provision of all information relevant to a business processes. The Empolis approach combines knowledge with content management, according to the motto “DECIDE.RIGHT.NOW.”
Numerous awards underscore this: Empolis was voted in first place by “BigData-Insider.de” readers as “IT Company of the Year 2016” in the “Analytics” category and has been named multiple times in EContent’s list of the “100 Top Companies in the Digital Content Industry”, in “KMWorld’s 100 Companies That Matter In Knowledge Management”, and in “DBTA 100: The Companies That Matter Most in Data”. Additionally, Empolis Smart Cloud is one of DBTA magazine’s “Trend-Setting Products in Data for 2016”.
The Empolis Smart Cloud was selected by both US magazines, DBTA and KMWorld, as “Trend-Setting Product”. Furthermore, Empolis was named “Big Data Leader Germany” four consecutive times by the market analyst Experton Group, as well as “Industry 4.0/IoT Leader Germany 2017” in the independent vendor comparison “I4.0/IoT Vendor Benchmark” in the category “Industrial Big Data Analytics”. In addition, Empolis was distinguished as “Cloud Vendor Benchmark Leader Germany 2016” in the area of “Big Data Analytics as a Service” and the US magazine, TMCnet, decorated the Cloud Connector, “Empolis Box”, with the “2016 Big Data As-a-Service Excellence Award”.
Many notable national and international companies and public sector institutions rely on Empolis solutions, based on more than 25 years of industry and process experience. Currently, around 500 Empolis installations exist around the world, and nearly 620,000 professional users rely on Empolis solutions on a daily basis to serve approximately 34 million end customers.
Empolis acts as a driving force in the development of innovative products and industry standards, participating in national and international research and development projects. Empolis is also an associate of the DFKI (German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence) and a member of the Fraunhofer IAIS (Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems) advisory board.