Dubai - October 22, 2015: Pacific Controls, a leading global IOT services provider, and Microsoft have announced the availability of Pacific Controls' Galaxy 2021, the state-of-the-art software platform, on Microsoft Azure cloud infrastructure.
Galaxy 2021 is a dynamic future ready software platform capable of enabling a broad range of smart services, focused both on public and private sectors-including provision for everything as service, dynamic security, healthcare, hospitality, education, retail, transportation, infrastructure and financial applications.
Microsoft Azure cloud computing platform is aimed at using the concepts of PaaS (platform as a service) and IaaS (infrastructure as a service) for building, deploying and managing applications and services through a global network of datacenters. Pacific Controls' engagement with Microsoft will also allow developers to build and manage enterprise, mobile, web and Internet of Things (IoT) appsfaster.
"Partnership with Microsoft will make a global IOT marketplace available for Original Equipment Manufacturers, or OEM, and Microsoft channel partners and telecom operators to help them enhance their services," said Dilip Rahulan, Executive Chairman and CEO of Pacific Controls. "OEMs will be able to enhance their aftermarket services to their customers by enabling enhanced uptimes, reduced maintenance costs and continued high performance of equipment and by providing actionable business intelligence to improve products and services delivering enhanced aftermarket value. By offering a complete package comprising of cloud based IOT platform, big data analytics, extensive range of IOT applications, device integration capabilities, monitoring capabilities, effective businesses processes and business skills transfer, Pacific Controls is enabling telecom operators to seize IOT opportunities in an accelerated mode."
Samer Abu Ltaif, Regional General Manager of Microsoft Gulf said: "After a series of joint initiatives within cloud services domain, the partnership is entering into IOT space with promise to deliver unique high value solutions to global market" said Abu Ltaif. Pacific Controls' powerful IOT Galaxy 2021 platform together with MS Azure infrastructure offers an unmatchable value proposition, which leverages analytical capabilities of both Galaxy 2021 and Microsoft Data Platform."
The availability of Galaxy 2021 on Microsoft Azure will allow comprehensive Digital Business Platform to enterprises, around the world. The unmatched capabilities of Galaxy 2021 to handle big data analytics and integrate variety of machines, equipment and systems combined with Azure's largest network of scalable secure private connections, hybrid databases, storage, data residency and encryption features create a very powerful global proposition to build and deploy unique IOT applications.
Galaxy 2021 being an intelligent, accessible and actionable enterprise-level platform will also use Azure's analytics components such as stream analytics, events hub and machine learning services to further strengthen data driven business intelligence components and bring a paradigm shift towards transforming business processes by enabling mass deployment of IoT services.
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