Hitachi and Hitachi Vantara recently released Hitachi’s first commercial Lumada internet of things (IoT) platform. The purpose of the platform is to make it simple to harness the power of IoT data in order to drive real value for Hitachi’s customers and partners.
Now in its v2.0 release, the next-generation Lumada architecture has been fully updated with five major layers to increase its flexibility and portability.
This means that the platform can run both on premise and in the cloud. It can also support industrial IoT deployments both at the edge an in the core, making it simple to upload unstructured data. In addition, the new architecture enables comprehensive security capabilities. The result is an intelligent and flexible platform that accelerates superior outcomes for both enterprise and industrial customers.
Lumada helps businesses increase operational efficiencies and save costs. It also provides enhanced operational safety and reliability, improved asset utilisation, performance management and product quality, as well as assisting with the creation of new business models.
Keiji Kojima, chairman at Hitachi Vantara and senior vice-president and executive officer at Hitachi informed media houses that Hitachi’s next-generation Lumada IoT platform demonstrates Hitachi’s unparalleled expertise in both OT and IT, and reinforces Hitachi’s commitment to being an innovation partner for their customers in the IoT era.