Internet of Things

AWS Launches Internet of Things Competency


Today at the annual AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, AWS launched a new competency program around IoT. Clearly this is a strong indication that the Internet of Things has arrived — and enterprises are leveraging AWS to make their IoT initiatives a reality. CTP is proud to have been named a charter launch partner […]

Ensuring Safety on the Railroad


Challenges Railpod was in need of a cloud-based and highly scalable IoT solution that was capable of ingesting real-time and batched data to ensure safer railroad infrastructure across the global railroad market. RailPod drones increase the frequency and quality of day-to-day railroad track inspections. Through advanced sensing technologies and data as a service, RailPod enables […]

CTP Hosts First IoT Cloud Symposium in Chicago


Cloud Technology Partners, together with AWS and Intel, held its first IoT Cloud Symposium aimed at exposing attendees to the exciting IoT projects in production today, as well as to help these attendees understand how the Internet of Things can transform their organization. The event featured a range of IoT industry experts and representatives from […]

The 2016 State of IoT Standards


The Internet of Things (IoT) has a bull’s-eye on its back, and it’s easy to see why: There are no central IoT standards today, and no real oversight over development on smart devices, which now number nearly 5 billion, according to Gartner estimates. Unfortunately, little has changed since last year in this regard. At issue […]

Working on the Railroad on AWS


Challenges Multiple streams of data in various sources and formats from global locations Multiple downstream systems that need to access the data Brittle current systems to manage data flows Frequent streaming failures that were difficult to find and fix Solutions Creation of a new, centralized application for the purpose of gathering and normalizing data Global […]