Green Custard wins AWS advanced consulting partner IoT accreditation

Jonathan Custance of Green Custard

Green Custard Ltd, a UK-based software and Internet of Things (IoT) consultancy, has achieved the status of advanced consulting partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN). The company specialises in Industry 4.0, connected devices and smart building systems.

Already an AWS CloudFormation Service Delivery Partner and a member of the AWS Public Sector Partner Program (PSP), Green Custard underwent a meticulous approval process, which involved multiple partner program validations and demonstrating proven success of working with multiple AWS customers at scale, to achieve this highly acclaimed APN status.

Green Custard’s software developers, architects and engineering teams collectively have more than 100 years’ experience in building and successfully deploying IoT systems and infrastructures for a diverse range of markets and client types. The company’s most recent success story was the development of a robust, and secure IoT-based predictive maintenance platform alongside fellow AWS partner Eseye Ltd for the global bulk material handling firm Martin Engineering. Using cellular connectivity, this innovative solution ensures the reliable and safe operation of conveyor belt cleaning tools and other process flow accessories in wide scale use on large industrial sites in EMEA and North America.

Since going live, Martin Engineering have successfully deployed and tested their IoT solution in five new regions without increasing their operational and support overheads. Moreover, these deployments were achieved in minutes, with comprehensive testing completed within 24 hours whilst ensuring compliance with local privacy requirements.

Another successful AWS project undertaken by Green Custard was the prototyping of an IoT-connected product for the UK’s largest soft drinks manufacturer, Britvic PLC. Built from scratch within a 6-week time frame, the prototype has played a key role in shaping the rollout of a next-generation drinks’ dispenser.

“Green Custard took a relatively ambiguous and challenging brief and quickly aligned with a set of new partners to deliver a successful pilot proposition within a very challenging timeline,” explains, Scott Mackenzie, digital innovation lead at Britvic. “The Green Custard team demonstrated strong leadership and knowledge throughout the project, often going above and beyond the original brief to ensure success.”

Following on from this positive outcome, Green Custard continues to be actively involved in this new product development project at Britvic.

“We are honoured to be awarded the Advanced Consulting Partner status,” says, Jonathan Custance, director and co-owner of Green Custard. “Out of the thousands of companies on the APN network, fewer than 25% are awarded advanced designation. Such recognition puts Green Custard firmly on the map in IoT innovation.”

As well as developing software and IoT applications for a diverse range of companies, including government, education, and not-for-profit organisations, Green Custard was instrumental in the successful running of the UK’s hackathon for Fortune 500 company JLL.

Comment on this article below or via Twitter: @IoTNow_OR @jcIoTnow

FEATURED IoT STORIES

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, iot home automation 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
RECENT ARTICLES

Infineon and Rainforest Connection create real-time monitoring system to detect wildfires

Posted on: October 22, 2021

Munich and San Jose, California, 21 October, 2021 – Infineon Technologies AG a provider of semiconductors for mobility, energy efficiency and the IoT, announced a collaboration with Rainforest Connection (RFCx), a non-profit organisation that uses acoustic technology, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning to save the rainforests and monitor biodiversity.

Read more

Infineon simplifies secure IoT device-to-cloud authentication with CIRRENT Cloud ID service

Posted on: October 21, 2021

Munich, Germany. 21 October 2021 – Infineon Technologies AG launched CIRRENT Cloud ID, a service that automates cloud certificate provisioning and IoT device-to-cloud authentication. The easy-to-use service extends the chain of trust and makes tasks easier and more secure from chip-to-cloud, while lowering companies’ total cost of ownership. Cloud ID is ideal for cloud-connected product companies

Read more