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Edge IoT solution accelerates digital transformation for industry

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ADLINK Technology announced the general release of its ADLINK Edge IoT solution which enables industry to gain maximum business value from rapidly deploying IoT technology. With no programming necessary, ADLINK can quickly connect previously unconnected operational equipment, sensors and devices. Then, by tapping into native communication protocols, data can be captured and streamed at the edge. From the edge, this data can then be streamed securely between devices – databases and to the cloud, enabling analysis and easy visualization to inform decisions and optimize operations in real time.

ADLINK Edge is deployed via the company’s innovative Digital Experiments methodology which can include hardware, software and support elements for easy integration with any existing IT and OT system. This provides a secure and cost effective approach to validate business value from IoT and define a roadmap before investing time and resources in a full-scale implementation.

Users are also able to benefit from IoT expertise within ADLINK’s extensive partner ecosystem which includes AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google, Thingworx, IBM Watson, FogHorn, Intel and SAS.

ADLINK Edge is built upon the ADLINK Data River which simplifies complex data network programming and enables data to flow freely but securely northbound or southbound, to any cloud analytic platform database and even east to west between devices, databases and the cloud.

The ADLINK Data River is heavily utilized and trusted within the military and aerospace industries to deliver mission critical data securely in real time.

ADLINK Edge also includes the ADLINK Marketplace containing apps which are connectors enabling 3rd party services to translate between devices and applications, or devices and peer devices. Using these apps, IoT Architects are free to implement best-in-class technologies appropriate to solve the particular business problem they face.

The ADLINK Profile Builder is also contained in ADLINK Edge and is a tool that very simply helps users configure and deploy all the apps to communicate with end-points, devices or applications into the platform deployed across a customer’s ecosystem.