Emerging Tech

Internet of Things

OneNet provides consulting services to help its clients with their Internet of Things (IoT) journey. As it is unlikely that a single provider can address all of your requirements in this area, OneNet well qualified to join your IoT team and contribute according to our strengths.

OneNet’s contribution is based on its own experience with the Internet of Things within its own five data centres, as well as its deep knowledge and skill in large data sets, data communications, security, advanced analytics, cloud computing and systems integration.

We would welcome an opportunity to discuss your IoT goals with you to understand how OneNet may help you.   

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Business benefits

There is a great deal of value to be generated from the Internet of Things (IoT). A few examples follow:

  • IoT systems can take the guesswork out of the reporting that most managers must rely on at present.  Very granular data points may be accessed, aggregated and analysed using advanced analytics to identify opportunities and issues.
  • New innovative business models may be built from IoT data.  How do your customers actually use your products?  Most firms simply do not know. 
    Data transmitted by your products while in use by your customers may illuminate new ways to reduce costs and enhance usability and customer satisfaction by eliminating unnecessary features and enhancing the most useful features.
  • The move to servitisation business models, whereby users rent a product as a service, rather than buying it, is a growth market for many industries, including jet engines, truck tyres and, of course, cloud computing.  IoT data from your customer’s use of your products is an enabler for offering your products “as a service”.
  • Depending on your product, IoT data may help to determine likely failure rates, thus enabling preventative maintenance, lowering total product support costs, reducing your customers’ unplanned downtime and increasing customer satisfaction. 
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Internet of Things in Detail

OneNet solution

The Internet of Things (IoT) market comprises several elements, including the provision of sensors and actuators, networking, software and operating systems, data communications, large volumes of granular data, advanced analytics, computer processing and reporting.

OneNet is well qualified to contribute to your IoT projects with the following resources and skills:

  • Team of innovative, high-intellect, creative engineers and business leaders providing an agile, cost-effective speed-to-market capability.
  • Management of large-scale data sets generated by literally thousands of data points.
  • Computer processing based on cloud-based technology, using Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS or OneNet’s own cloud.
  • Cyber-security of the IoT devices, collected data and secure integration with any company data, creating “digital resilience”.
  • Data communications, whether wireless or fibre.
  • Advanced analytics for interpreting the data.
  • Networking between all of the elements of a solution.
  • Systems integration of disparate IoT systems, legacy and new software and data exchange.

 

OneNet is a pioneer in the application of the Internet of Things (IoT).  Since its inception in 2000, OneNet has been capturing granular data from literally thousands of sensors embedded in information technology assets, all of which communicate over the Internet.  This data is collected and analysed to help OneNet manage its own complex array of technology assets distributed over five data centres. 

Advanced analytics are used to help prevent unplanned outages and optimise the financial investment and retirement of technology assets. Dashboards and alerting systems inform engineers and managers for action. OneNet’s own experience with the Internet of Things (IoT).will help to support your endeavours.

There is no single solution model for your Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives. An early no-commitment discussion would enable you to better understand how OneNet may help you in your Internet of Things journey.

Technical solution

When we help you to define an Internet of Things (IoT) strategy, we will be able to develop a proposal and description of how OneNet’s technical skills and resources may assist you.