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Fichtner IT Consulting and msg global solutions selected as winners of the Internet of Things app challenge from HERE and SAP
Orlando, USA
17 May 2016
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HERE, the location cloud company, announced today that Fichtner IT Consulting and msg global solutions have won the joint Internet of Things (IoT) app challenge from HERE and SAP. They were announced as winners today onstage at SAPPHIRE® NOW, which took place in Orlando from May 17 to 19.

In November last year, HERE and SAP asked businesses and developers to create solutions with game-changing use cases for the IoT, leveraging SAP HANA® Cloud Platform and the HERE cloud location capabilities. Both Fichtner IT Consulting and msg global solutions delivered on this task by creating new products that convinced the judges from HERE and SAP.

Their awarded solutions are:

  • Fichtner BGI Grid Analytics: a solution to support asset management-related issues in the transmission and distribution grid. It geo-visualizes all relevant information required for asset management and grid planning and thus enables a thorough and complete analysis, minimizing downtime of assets and optimizing maintenance efforts. To learn more about BGI Grid Analytics, click here.
  • IoT Analyzer (IoTA) from msg: a software that gives insurance companies the tools to collect, monitor, analyze, model and report data from connected devices. By that it enables insurers to enhance their product portfolio and create new, optimized insurance plans for their customers in various fields. Learn more about IoTA here.

Eric Fumat, Vice President Enterprise Sales at HERE, said: “Fichtner IT Consulting and msg global solutions truly deserved to win our joint IoT app challenge with HERE and SAP. Their solutions deliver superior customer value and demonstrate the potential of the internet of things for new services and business models across industries. Congratulations!”

To read more about the winners of this IoT app challenge, please visit our company blog HERE 360.

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HERE Communications

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