Industry & Trade
GE unveils Customized Cloud Service in Industrial Data Push
Published 2015-08-05 10:03:50| Amwal Al Ghad English
General Electric Co said on Wednesday it is developing a cloud-based service tailored for industrial customers, the latest step in the U.S. conglomerate's effort to gain business from data generated by machines. GE Chief Executive Jeff Immelt has bet on developing analytics and software for customers of the company's jet engines, power-generating turbines, healthcare equipment and other industrial products. More than 50 billion machines are expected to be connected to the Internet by 2020, according to GE. GE's customized cloud offering is built on the Predix operating system it had previously developed for software used by its customers.
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