This release adds new connected product analytics and insight tools, universal device and user management, and a richer integration capabilities including out-of-the-box Salesforce integration. Purpose-built to address key challenges in building and launching a connected product business, the new Xively helps companies accelerate their IoT initiatives, effectively eliminating the need for costly and risky do-it-yourself IoT projects.
Xively is claimed to be the fastest and most scalable IoT platform on the market, it includes a unified system of record that provides a real-time view of connected products in market including product details, trend data, product health, connectivity status, device location, firmware versions, and events associated with the product. The platform let businesses manage users and devices associated with connected products, regardless of the underlying IoT connectivity platform, whether it be home grown solutions, Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services (AWS).
The One-Click Salesforce App & Heroku Add-on allows a real-time view into the health, status and other key product details of a customer’s actual product from Xively into a customer record screen in Salesforce. Connected products can be set to trigger automatic Salesforce tickets in case of malfunction or to ship replenishables.
The Xively Product Simulator helps companies to quickly and easily model and test connected product features, create rules to determine data flow, integration with third party systems and customer interaction to more easily validate business models, use cases and the ability to build business processes around a connected product.
More about Xively at https://xively.com