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IBM Edge Application Manager used by ClearBlade for asset monitoring

IBM Edge Application Manager used by ClearBlade for asset monitoring

Industrial IoT platform and edge computing software company ClearBlade recently announced plans to collaborate with IBM to deliver edge IoT asset monitoring for near-real time asset management. The ClearBlade Edge Asset Monitor solution integrated with IBM Edge Application Manager, which runs on Red Hat OpenShift, offers a secured out-of-the-box bundle for managing containerized edge-based applications on any hardware.

ClearBlade Edge Asset Monitor is highly configurable with no coding required. Combined with IBM Edge Application Manager, it can offer a seamless and automated deployment of edge applications to available enterprise edge compute. The solution will also be integrated with IBM Maximo to collect near-real time data into enterprise asset management and analyzed with artificial intelligence at the edge, powered by IBM Watson. This can allow for a single system of record in the enterprise that is enriched with quality data and can be acted on with intelligent automation.

“Edge IoT Asset Monitoring provides tremendous value for the rugged demands of industries like rail, aerospace, mining, and agriculture,” says Eric Simone, CEO of ClearBlade. “This combination provides an unparalleled digital capability for understanding how assets are used, where they are, where they have been, how they are maintained, and how they are utilized. By integrating our industry-leading solution with IBM Edge Application Manager, we can help companies better understand how their businesses are executing and how they can be optimized.”

ClearBlade’s Edge IoT Asset Monitoring solution provides flexibility for thousands of assets to be tracked across aerospace, mining, railroad, construction, shipping, and logistics industries. ClearBlade supports non-powered, fleet tracking, and open environment use cases with a no-coding required interface. ClearBlade provides broad enterprise digitalization strategies as application logic is seamlessly streamed and processed from both the edge and the cloud.

ClearBlade is joining IBM’s edge ecosystem, an initiative designed to help equipment manufacturers, networking, IT & software providers implement open standards-based cloud-native solutions that can autonomously manage edge applications at scale. IBM’s ecosystem of partners fuels hybrid cloud environments by helping clients modernize workloads from bare-metal to multicloud and everything in between with Red Hat OpenShift, the industry’s leading enterprise Kubernetes platform.

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