|[October 14, 2013]
Gazzang Announces Support for GE Predix™
AUSTIN, Texas --(Business Wire)--
the big data security experts, today announced it will support and
develop cybersecurity solutions for Predix™,
GE's software platform for building and managing Industrial Internet
applications. Predix enables some of the world's largest companies to
more closely measure machine performance and efficiency, and in the
process, minimize unplanned downtime.
Launched last week, Predix combines industry-leading technologies from
companies including AT&T (News - Alert), Amazon Web Services, Pivotal and Intel to
deliver a distributed compute platform for big data analytics, asset
management, machine-to-machine communication and mobility.
In a recent
press release, GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt, said, "Industrial
data is not only big, it's the most critical and complex type of big
data. Our greatest challenge and opportunit is to manage and analyze
this data in a highly secure way to deliver better outcomes for
customers and society. We are developing more predictive solutions and
equipping our products with sensors that constantly measure performance
so our customers see major productivity gains. Observing, predicting and
changing this performance is how the Industrial Internet will help
airlines, railroads and power plants operate at peak efficiency."
"Cybersecurity is a key concern when it comes to protecting critical
infrastructure services such as aviation, power and water,
transportation, oil and gas, and others," said Larry Warnock, CEO of
Gazzang. "Our goal is to develop security solutions that help
organizations make machines more efficient and intelligent without
exposing them to unnecessary - and potentially disastrous - risks."
Gazzang provides encryption and key management for the Pivotal
application embedded within Predix. Gazzang's high-performance transparent
data encryption and key
management are purpose-built for big data and cloud environments to
ensure sensitive data remains encrypted at-rest, in-compliance and safe
from unauthorized access or attack.
For more information, visit http://gazzang.com/solutions/cybersecurity-for-the-industrial-internet
Gazzang provides data security solutions and expertise to help
enterprises protect sensitive information and maintain performance in
big data and cloud environments. Our technology enables SaaS (News - Alert) vendors,
health care organizations, financial institutions, public sector
agencies and more to meet regulatory compliance initiatives, secure
personally identifiable information and prevent unauthorized access to
sensitive data and systems. The company is headquartered in Austin,
Texas and backed by Austin Ventures and Silver Creek Ventures. For more
information, visit www.gazzang.com.
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