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Enhance your IoT products with smarter cloud connectivity

We make sure your products are cloud accessible 24/7, so you can provide smart services faster

Clients we’ve supported

Scale your product reach

Innovate with balanced product cost

Reduce product maintenance costs

Architecture for cloud IoT solutions

Device and third-party system cloud integration

IoT remote access application development

24/7 cloud support and maintenance

Our work

Cloud migration and development for remote devices

Project duration

9800 man-hours; 2+ years

Technologies

MS Azure, C#, .NET core, MS SQL, Azure Kubernetes, Docker

Client challenge/business need

To make it possible to remotely manage and monitor all the client’s premium devices. The client needed the cloud solution to be stable and cost-efficiently scalable.

Solution at a glance

We built a central device and user data management system that integrates devices and applications on Microsoft® Azure Cloud.

Results

  • The online service our client provides is highly available, reliable and, most importantly, cost-efficient, thanks to the modular system architecture.
  • A central device and user data management system that interacts with devices and mobile and web applications (efficient to manage)
  • Thanks to Azure cloud service the client can outsource the system monitoring and maintenance service.

Cloud migration and CX modernization for a global partner

Technologies

Multi-part single application, MS Azure, C#, .NET Core, EF Core, MS SQL, Kubernetes, Docker, React JS, Scalable device cloud platform

Client challenge/business need

Improve and optimize the control and monitoring of remote ground-source heat pumps.

Solution at a glance

We improved the software architecture (migration of the solution to the cloud) and brought the system’s end-user experience to the next level.

Results

  • Thanks to online operational data available, heat pump installers can support homeowners’ heat pumps more easily and at a lower cost.
  • Our client’s support call center load decreased significantly. A major part of complaint calls and emails ended immediately after improvements went live.
  • Our client is now focused on building new products, instead of servicing the existing system – all at a much lower cost.

Secure IoT-cloud platform for 3D printing service

Technologies

MS Azure, .NET, MVC, C#, Bootstrap 3, AngularJS, Toastr, jQuery

Client challenge/business need

To develop a new service platform where 3D-object designers can securely order 3D printing services from print shops for their valuable intellectual property. The client needed the cloud solution to be stable and cost-efficiently scalable.

Solution at a glance

We built a central platform on Microsoft® Azure Cloud that hosts designers’ files, virtual print shops, and integrates 3D printers.

Results

  • The secure cloud service prevented unauthorized access to uploaded intellectual property.
  • 3D print shop managers can connect their 3D printers to the cloud service and manage their virtual workshop remotely.
  • Both 3D-design owners and printer operators can observe the printing process remotely.

Online platform support and maintenance for a global heat pump maker

Project duration

4+ years

Technologies

Multi-part single application, MS Azure, C#, .NET Core, EF Core, MS SQL, Kubernetes, Docker, React JS, Scalable device cloud platform, Azure Monitor

Client challenge/business need

Since 2018, Proekspert has guaranteed 24/7 online heat pump remote monitoring and control platform for a heat pump manufacturer’s technicians and end-users during and in between development cycles.

Solution at a glance

Results

  • 24/7 working solution ensured – even during development
    We deliver system improvements gradually in a way that the end-user experiences only an improving system without any downtime annoyances that sometimes come with system updates.
  • Constantly monitored solution
    We configure monitoring tools that help us and the client observe system stability and react quickly when an incident occurs.
  • SLA for 3rd level support
    Level 3 support with an SLA ensures that serious incidents are taken care of within an agreed timeframe.

Support and maintenance for Enics electronics assembly factories

Project duration

31,000 man-hours, 6+ years

Technologies

C#, .NET, SAP Manufacturing Execution (ME)

Client challenge/business need

Since 2016, Proekspert has, step by step, streamlined the electronics assembly company’s 24/7 working production tracking system and operator workflows into a stable, reconfigurable, and globally scalable IT infrastructure.

Solution at a glance

Results

  • 24/7 working solution ensured
    We deliver system improvements gradually in a way that system updates never interfere with the work of assembly lines.
  • Scalable to group assembly factories in different regions
    The traceability system was gradually improved in a way that proved universal enough to implement in other Enics factories, as well.

Proekspert helps you to release your online product platform

From cloud adoption plan to 24/7 connected product

You’re the expert in making products. We are experts in connecting industrial products and appliances to the cloud. We make your product 24/7 securely accessible over the internet so that users can control it remotely, observe the operational data or monitor its condition. By combining our tech skills and your industry experience we can help you bring your innovative next-gen product to online so it’s cost-effective to maintain and upgrade from anywhere over the internet.

Step 1

Clarify business needs

We share and explain our variety of experiences about the success of connecting devices to the cloud for similar product businesses. We deliver a realistic picture of what to expect and what can be achieved.

Step 2

Align adoption plan to business needs

We help you choose a product that delivers maximum impact with lowest risk when made 24/7 available over the cloud. We provide the plan, general architecture and estimates for your business, what cloud services to use, and how to implement the solution.

Step 3

Get cloud-ready

We set up the cloud infrastructure. We connect your product to the cloud. We set up secure data service and implement or migrate current functionality from existing solutions.

Step 4

Evaluate, support and improve

We are ready to go through the same cycle with the next product line. We provide 3rd-level support and customization. We also provide hosting and monitoring services if needed.

Our cloud development competencies

As an experienced cloud solution development and integration company, Proekspert provides full-cycle cloud solution development and integrates hardware products to streamline your business processes.

Cloud strategy and modernization

We help you choose the cloud deployment type, provider, and other cloud service parameters suitable for your business. We modernize existing cloud solutions.

  • Architecture design for an IoT solution
  • Business requirements and goals definition
  • Cloud modernization services
  • Cloud strategy
  • High availability, backup, and disaster recovery
  • IoT data strategy and data analytics
  • Software enhancement and modernization

Cloud infrastructure and implementation

We set up cloud infrastructure. We build and configure essential apps for controlling and monitoring system functions.

  • Administrator interface design
  • Cloud infrastructure and implementation
  • Cloud platform development
  • Device management

Hardware and third-party systems integration

We integrate products, third-party systems and devices with the cloud. We build and configure essential apps for controlling and monitoring integrated products and services.

  • API product design and development
  • Controllers / PLCs
  • Edge IoT Gateways
  • Integration testing
  • Integration with third-party APIs
  • Integration with enterprise systems
  • Secure remote firmware update

Cloud data architecture, migration and visualization

We create data architecture. We migrate existing database systems. We create dashboards for visualizing data.

  • Advanced business analytics and reporting
  • Cloud migration
  • Data conversions, upgrades, and migrations
  • Data infrastructure
  • Data visualization and dashboards
  • Data warehouse architecture and development

IoT remote access application development

We enable remote control for your product or system. We develop mobile apps, web pages and APIs to control the product over the internet.

  • HMIs (human machine interfaces)
  • Kiosk interface design and development
  • Mobile app design and development
  • PC-tools interface design and development
  • Physical user interface design
  • UI/UX design for user apps

Advanced analytics service development

We build back-end analytics. We use data collected from sensors and systems and make it readable / understandable.

  • Advanced analytics and machine learning
  • Automated data classification
  • Automated image analysis
  • Computer vision / image recognition
  • Data sourcing and retrieval
  • Predictive analytics

Dedicated cloud application development

Proekspert delivers custom solutions engineered to be deployed to a cloud environment. Solutions incorporate security, resiliency and availability inherent to third-party IaaS and PaaS providers.

  • Cloud-native development
  • Enterprise software development
  • Industrial application UI design and development
  • Self-service interfaces and portal design and development
  • Technician interface design
  • UI solutions for operators

Secure cloud management and governance

We ensure high availability of cloud service. We stabilize and optimize cloud solutions. We ensure balanced security and accessibility. We manage backup and disaster recovery processes.

  • Cloud governance and security
  • DevOps
  • High availability, backup, and disaster recovery

Additional competencies

In cloud development we also practice:

  • Custom software development
  • Dashboard design
  • Data cleansing and transformation
  • Data science and AI development
  • Data storage and analytics
  • Descriptive analytics
  • Scalable cloud solutions
  • Software product development
  • Web back-end development
  • Web front-end design

Why choose Proekspert as your cloud development partner?

Proekspert software engineers have extensive experience in developing enterprise-level device-to-cloud integrations, from industrial applications to global networks of remotely controllable IoT devices. This gives clients the benefit of significant improvement in connected device manufacturing, cloud service upkeep efficiency, and new business opportunities. Our device-to-cloud connectivity solutions help you innovate with balanced product cost, scale your product reach, and also reduce product maintenance costs.

Expanded physical product functionality through cloud connectivity

Proekspert software engineers build cloud-based human-machine interfaces and integrate products to the cloud.

Our engineers can convert a device’s GUI into a cloud app so you can offer more functionality with the same amount of hardware, or even less. It also enables more cost-effective manufacturing.

24/7 online product through secure and stable cloud integration

Proekspert software engineers securely integrate devices to the cloud service so that product operations can be controlled and product firmware can be updated in confidence by users through numerous remote-access options for products in hazardous or hard-to-reach environments.

Scalable quality control and R&D with the help of machine learning and sensor data

Proekspert data scientists develop sensor data and computer vision technology for a variety of applications, like device condition monitoring and automated quality control. This enables faster and more efficient and scalable R&D and quality control for your connected product line.

Cost-efficient scalable device-cloud platform

Proekspert cloud engineers develop scalable and expandable cloud platform setups so you can enjoy cost-effective and low-maintenance cloud service. Our engineers have built cost-efficient, device-cloud platforms where server cost per device became up to ten times cheaper versus traditional data center service.

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