IOT Solutions

The worlds of IT and operational technology (OT) are converging, and IT leaders must manage their transition to converging, aligning and integrating IT and OT environments.

IT and OT are converging in numerous important industries, such as banking, healthcare, transportation, defense, energy, aviation, manufacturing, engineering, mining, oil and gas, natural resources, and utilities. IT leaders who are impacted by the convergence of IT and OT platforms should consider the value and risk of pursuing alignment between IT and OT, as well as the potential to integrate the people, tools and resources used to manage and support both technology areas.

At TechAmicos, we have partnered with leading IT / OT convergence platform provider to bring in the global best practices in the domain. Our Four Focus areas includes:

1. SMART Data Centre

The Data centre today is the nerve centre of any organization, including all the critical assets that drive ‘Business Operations & Profitability’. Data centres run 24x7x365 & are measured by their ‘Service Availability’. Service Interruptions caused by failure of ‘ANY ASSET’ in the Data Centre can cause significant ‘Revenue Loss’ and ‘Increase Operations Costs’.

There are four KEY ASSET CLASS in a Datacenter (DC) – POWER, BUILDING INFRASTRUCTURE, PHYSICAL SAFETY & SECURITY and Information Technology. Each asset class is typically managed in silos, using different products – Energy Management Systems, Building Management Systems & Network Management Systems respectively.

Infrastructure and Operations leaders worldwide have been challenged by the complex task of managing the interdependencies between various DC Asset Classes with the need to achieve high standards of ‘Service Availability’. ‘Integrated Infrastructure Management Products’ provide a single APPLIANCE to manage all assets in an integrated manner, seamlessly managing the interdependencies between all asset classes in the DC.

  1. Ever changing cost dynamics make it imperative for DC’s to be managed hyper-efficiently.
  2. Operating Costs of DC = 3x capital costs over a 15 year period
  3. DC Construction costs are quickly rising – it costs $30-$50 million for a 20k sq ft DC
  4. Energy Costs account for 50% of the facilities lifetime operational costs
  5. Energy Costs are increasing by 10-25% per year and DC Energy use is doubling every 5years.
  6. Reduce Manual Intervention and Dependence on highly Specialized & Expensive Resources

2. SMART Public Revenue Assurance

While E-Revenue Assurance technology has been available for years this lack of of focus on the financial chain has hindered widespread adoption. Things are changing though, B2B and B2G is back on the wider business agenda as Government Agencies, CEO’s, CFO’s and Treasurers alike are scrutinizing their finance chain to reduce leakages, risks, increase stability, cost savings, optimize working capital and gain competitive advantages. We at TechAmicos, have made this possible by offering an IOT based solution.

  1. Automatic Tax/Payment remittance
  2. Invoice Data sent securely on a real-time basis
  3. Automated archiving / Quick archive retrieval
  4. Reduction in TAX evasions
  5. Improved dispute handling and avoidance
  6. VAT Compliance & validation of other key data
  7. Full integration with organizations’ internal ERP / Accounting System
  8. Both Organizations and Govt has full visibility of financial performance

3. SMART Building Management System

Building Management Systems are used for Monitoring / Controlling and Optimizing Building Infrastructure. BMS have been in existence for decades now, they however continue to be fraught with several challenges:

  1. Complex to implement & integrate – 46% of BMS do not meet stated objectives & timelines, especially in a multivendor environment.
  2. Maintenance requires specialized skills – Over 52% of BMS become partly dysfunctional from year two onwards
  3. Lack support for centralized management of multi-building / distributed environment
  4. Lack Flexibility and are difficult to upgrade and extend
  5. Energy and Fuel Management savings are hard to realise– 80% of BMS do not deliver on this front
  6. Interdependencies, integration and interoperability between various Building Infrastructure Components is limited and tough to manage
  7. Integrated Physical Security is lacking
  8. Escalation Management is unavailable
  9. Incident & Change Management and Vendor Management not enabled
  10. Lack of integrated building networks and IT equipment

The BMS proposition addresses all the above challenges, holistically, in a vendor agnostic manner – in both ‘Brownfield and Greenfield Environments’.

We offer the flexibility to integrate ‘Legacy Infrastructure’ with ‘New Infrastructure’, giving enterprises the freedom to choose ‘Best of Breed ‘ infrastructure without worrying about or budgeting for common integration pitfalls.

BMS

4. SMART Energy Management

Power Transmission and Distribution in almost all countries across the world is a leaking bucket, with the leaks being larger in the developing & emerging economies. The use of the term ‘leaking bucket’ refers to an ongoing challenge wherein; ‘energy leakage’ (on the power grid) due to suboptimal energy management has put extreme stress on governments, on power generating companies, and on paying commercial and residential consumers.

  1. Energy leakage makes up 65% of the power loss in many countries, with an average loss rate in a country like India being in the 35% region. Even in developed countries, like the United States, a 12-15% energy loss range is typical.
  2. There is acute shortage of power in a number of countries across the globe, which is detrimental to the progress of nations and has a negative impact on the current account deficits of nation.
  3. Households are almost always the worst hit in economies where there is power shortage, leading to citizen discontent, living discomfort, higher cost of living and in several regions political unrest.
  4. Huge investments in enhancing power generation capacity can be optimized by plugging the leaks, which in-turn will reduce the carbon footprint of countries worldwide.