Eurotech and Red Hat collaborate to power more secure and scalable IoT implementations

Red Hat, Inc., a provider of open source solutions, and Eurotech, a provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) platforms and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, announced a collaboration to simplify IoT integration and accelerate implementations of IoT projects.

 Red Hat and Eurotech have combined their complementary technologies with the intention of building an end-to-end architecture for IoT that will bridge the gap between operational and information technology.

Eurotech and Red Hat technologies will strive to solve the problems of scalability, performance latency, reliability, and security inherent to complex IoT implementations. Based on pushing computing power to the network edge, the combined solution will help to remove the need to ship masses of data to the cloud for real-time processing by enabling essential data aggregation, data transformation, integration, and routing to occur close to the operational devices, triggering business rules that automate machine processes.

Eurotech.logoForming the foundation of this new architecture are the world’s leading enterprise Linux platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and market-leading Eurotech M2M/IoT software. Combining Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Red Hat JBoss Middleware along with Eurotech Everyware Software Framework and Eurotech Everyware Cloud will help to drive enhanced computing security, manageability, and application support for IoT solutions, providing connectivity to the device tier as well as the data center and cloud tier.

Combined, Red Hat and Eurotech products and expertise can deliver powerful data, device and embedded application management services to customers that need to integrate their assets in the field more efficiently with the world of enterprise IT and mobile applications.

Through this collaboration, both companies are able to leverage their experiences in supporting IoT deployments numbering in the hundreds of thousands of devices. By choosing enterprise-ready open source software from Red Hat, Eurotech seeks to offer their customers a solution that they can deploy with greater ease while extending and adapting as technology and market opportunities evolve. Together, Red Hat and Eurotech are able to provide enabling technologies that can link operational systems to the enterprise, helping to simplify integration with IT applications and systems.

Jim Totton, vice president and general manager, Platforms Business Unit, Red Hat: “Working with partners such as Eurotech that truly understand the unique challenges and opportunities presented by industrial IoT has helped to confirm the value that mission critical IT solutions and open source innovation brings to large-scale IoT deployments. By collaborating with Eurotech and building the next-generation of IoT architecture on Red Hat solutions while embracing open standards, we seek to better address the enterprise requirements around reliability, stability, and security, critical questions that must be answered to foster greater adoption of IoT across the enterprise.”

Robert Andres, CMO, Eurotech
Robert Andres, CMO, Eurotech

Robert Andres, CMO, Eurotech: “Good collaborations build on a common understanding of success factors, technology and an aligned vision. The joint work between Red Hat and Eurotech is a perfect example of such a collaboration. Both companies understand the value and necessity of a strong ecosystem to deliver IoT solutions. The companies’ respective competencies and products complement each other – Red Hat on the enterprise IT side, and Eurotech on the operational technology (OT) side with hardware and software. What’s more, Open Source and Java are important pillars in both companies’ strategies, and all these factors ensure a good alignment and many synergies between the parties.”

Eugene Signorini, senior analyst, IoT, Enterprise Strategy Group: “Enterprise Strategy Group considers open standards important to drive technology innovation in the IoT market. The RedHat and Eurotech partnership helps drive IoT innovation in a way that addresses critical business issues around security, reliability and scalability.”

Comment on this article below or via Twitter: @IoTNow_ OR @jcIoTnow

RECENT ARTICLES

FlorLink’s SmartHub solution connects to cloud using Sequans Monarch cellular IoT connectivity tech

Posted on: December 7, 2022

6 December 2022 – Sequans Communications S.A., a provider of cellular IoT chips and modules, and FlorLink, IoT technology and solutions provider, collaborated on FlorLink’s new SmartHub retail solution, which is now connected to the cloud by Sequans Monarch cellular IoT connectivity technology. SmartHub includes a large suite of sensors that can monitor multiple sales

Read more

PLVision launches SONiC Core to help organisations with faster network disaggregation

Posted on: December 7, 2022

1 December 2022 – PLVision, a custom software product development company focused on open networking systems has announced the launch of its SONiC Core initiative aimed at extending the reach of Community SONiC to drive its adoption in new, demanding markets. PLVision’s initiative will help simplify and speed up SONiC deployments and SONiC-based product development.

Read more
FEATURED IoT STORIES

The IoT Adoption Boom – Everything You Need to Know

Posted on: September 28, 2022

In an age when we seem to go through technology boom after technology boom, it’s hard to imagine one sticking out. However, IoT adoption, or the Internet of Things adoption, is leading the charge to dominate the next decade’s discussion around business IT. Below, we’ll discuss the current boom, what’s driving it, where it’s going,

Read more

9 IoT applications that will change everything

Posted on: September 1, 2021

Whether you are a future-minded CEO, tech-driven CEO or IT leader, you’ve come across the term IoT before. It’s often used alongside superlatives regarding how it will revolutionize the way you work, play, and live. But is it just another buzzword, or is it the as-promised technological holy grail? The truth is that Internet of

Read more

Which IoT Platform 2021? IoT Now Enterprise Buyers’ Guide

Posted on: August 30, 2021

There are several different parts in a complete IoT solution, all of which must work together to get the result needed, write IoT Now Enterprise Buyers’ Guide – Which IoT Platform 2021? authors Robin Duke-Woolley, the CEO and Bill Ingle, a senior analyst, at Beecham Research. Figure 1 shows these parts and, although not all

Read more

CAT-M1 vs NB-IoT – examining the real differences

Posted on: June 21, 2021

As industry players look to provide the next generation of IoT connectivity, two different standards have emerged under release 13 of 3GPP – CAT-M1 and NB-IoT.

Read more

IoT and home automation: What does the future hold?

Posted on: June 10, 2020

Once a dream, home automation using iot is slowly but steadily becoming a part of daily lives around the world. In fact, it is believed that the global market for smart home automation will reach $40 billion by 2020.

Read more

5 challenges still facing the Internet of Things

Posted on: June 3, 2020

The Internet of Things (IoT) has quickly become a huge part of how people live, communicate and do business. All around the world, web-enabled devices are turning our world into a more switched-on place to live.

Read more

What is IoT?

Posted on: July 7, 2019

What is IoT Data as a new oil IoT connectivity What is IoT video So what’s IoT? The phrase ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) is officially everywhere. It constantly shows up in my Google news feed, the weekend tech supplements are waxing lyrical about it and the volume of marketing emails I receive advertising ‘smart, connected

Read more