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SkyFoundry Recognized as a Top Building Analytics Provider for 2020 by Enterprise Technology Review

Posted by John Petze – Mon 30 Nov

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We are excited to announce that SkyFoundry has been recognized by Enterprise Technology Review as a Top Building Analytics Solution Provider for 2020.

The annual listing identifies the companies that are at the forefront of providing Building Analytics solutions and helping facility owners and operators to transform businesses processes. We are excited to receive this recognition from Enterprise Technology Review.

You can find the Enterprise Technology Review award article at this link

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“Fast Company” - “How we could save $4 billion in building energy costs – without any renovations”

Posted by John Petze – Mon 2 Nov

We are excited to direct your attention to a new article highlighting the benefits of analytics to improve equipment performance, occupant comfort and reduce costs through the use of analytics.

This quote sums up the benefits of analytics nicely: "Application-level analytics eliminate the need for building operators to go fishing for indicators in a sea of data"

Find the Fast Company article at this link

The article focuses on the successes achieved by applying analytics technology as part of the Department of Energy’s Smart Energy Analytics Campaign. SkyFoundry partners and end customers have participated throughout the program and have won numerous awards for their results. See this collection of DoE case studies

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SkyFoundry Announces All New Application that Takes Analytics from Identification to Resol.....

Posted by John Petze – Tue 20 Oct

News from the SkyPosium 2020 User Community Event!

Today, SkyFoundry introduced a new SkySpark® application, that provides a full-function, workflow process solution optimized for the management of data analytics findings and responses. The application provides workflow management features that engage facility operators beyond conventional asset management and work order tools.

The application is designed to meet the unique needs of managing the results produced by data analytics, by providing operators with a simpler, more intuitive solution than conventional CMMS applications. The application is fully customizable and extendable, enabling customers to implement workflow processes that fit their specific needs.

The new workflow tool application is included with SkySpark® at no additional cost, and existing systems can be easily updated to add this new application.

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insight.tech Article - "Transform Smart Building Data into KPIs That Matter” - featuring SkySpark

Posted by John Petze – Wed 23 Sep

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We are excited to direct your attention to a new article highlighting the benefits of analytics to help owners and operators improve equipment performance, occupant comfort and reduce costs through the use of analytics.

This quote sums up the benefits of analytics nicely: "Application-level analytics eliminate the need for building operators to go fishing for indicators in a sea of data"

Find the article at this link

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VayanData Joins SkyFoundry Community as Value Added Distributor for France

Posted by John Petze – Thu 6 Aug

SkyFoundry is excited to announce that VayanData has been appointed as SkyFoundry’s Value Added Distributor (VAD) for France, French speaking regions of Switzerland and Tunisia. VayanData is a subsidiary of BTIB, a well-respected distribution and support organization providing BAS and energy management technology and solutions for the region.

VayanData specializes in the digital transformation of buildings with a strong association of OT experience and IT expertise. The company builds a network of Master System Integrators to serve the market of building analytics and energy management to provide highly efficient installations.

VayanData provides SkySpark sales, support and professional services for Systems Integrators and End Users, including integration with data sources, analytic rule development, data tagging, and integration with third party applications.

SkyFoundry is excited to welcome VayanData to the growing SkyFoundry community where they join our EU-based VADs including Akbin (Turkey), Cimpro (Benelux), Conserve It SrL (Italy), Forest Rock (UK), GC5 (Poland), ITEC (Switzerland), and Sensitive Data (Spain).

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Frost & Sullivan Recognizes SkyFoundry with 2020 Best Practices Award

Posted by John Petze – Tue 30 Jun

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We are excited to announce that SkyFoundry has been recognized by Frost & Sullivan as 2020 North American Energy Management Software Entrepreneurial Company of the Year.

Based on its recent analysis of the North American energy management software market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Virginia-based SkyFoundry, LLC with the 2020 North American Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award for disrupting the market with its SkySpark® platform which has demonstrated market and technological leadership in enabling customers to turn data into actionable intelligence and adapt to new business models.

Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to the company that has demonstrated excellence in devising a strong growth strategy and robustly implementing it. The recipient has shown strength in terms of innovation in products and technologies, leadership in customer value, as well as speed in response to market needs. The award looks at emerging market participants in the industry and recognizes their best practices that are positioned for future growth excellence.

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SkyFoundry’s SkySpark® Everywhere™ Receives 2020 Connected World IoT Innovations Award

Posted by John Petze – Wed 3 Jun

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We are excited to announce that SkyFoundry has received the Connected World IoT Innovations Award for SkySpark® Everywhere™. This award recognizes the innovation and growing adoption of SkySpark Everywhere deployed in embedded hardware devices to address IoT applications that require compute-at-the-edge, as well as the cloud.

SkySpark Everywhere has been designed from the ground up to be able to be embedded in small, low-cost IoT devices, as well as operating at the server, PC and cloud level. The unique distributed architecture capability of SkySpark Everywhere provides customers with a true edge-to-cloud data architecture, providing the full feature set at all levels of the architecture, including data collection, storage analytics and control.

SkySpark Everywhere™ has seen growing adoption in embedded applications with product announcements from Belimo, Intellastar, Anka Labs, Lynxspring, Kodaro, Optec, AFM.IO and others.

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Project Haystack Publishes Connections Magazine Spring 2020 !

Posted by John Petze – Wed 13 May

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As a founding member and active supporter of Project-Haystack.org, we are excited to inform the community that the Spring 2020 issue of Haystack Connections magazine has been published.

With theme of Making Data Easy to Work With this issue includes over 60 pages of content from the worldwide community of engineering professionals, systems integrators and end users that have embraced Haystack as the standard for making the data from their facilities and equipment systems interoperable across diverse applications. The wealth and diversity of articles demonstrates the momentum of the Haystack standard and the community that is working together to address the challenge. We encourage our readers to explore this informative publication.

Find the Spring 2020 issue of Haystack Connections at this link

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SkySpark Receives 2020 IoT Evolution "Industrial IoT Product of the Year Award"

Posted by John Petze – Tue 28 Apr

SkySpark Receives 2020 IoT Evolution "Industrial IoT Product of the Year Award"

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We are excited to announce that SkySpark Everywhere has received a 2020 IoT Evolution Industrial IoT Product of the Year Award from IoT Evolution World, the leading magazine and Website covering IoT technologies. The IoT Evolution announcement can be found at this link

SkySpark Everywhere’s unique, distributed computing architecture directly addresses the needs of mission critical applications in industry, providing advanced data analytics from the edge to the cloud. SkySpark Everywhere enables applications that require low latency, on-premise analytics processing, and supports secure applications where data cannot be sent to the cloud. These capabilities are resulting in continued adoption of SkySpark in Industrial IoT applications. Learn more about SkySpark industrial applications in this document

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SkyFoundry Insider May 2020 - Chart Customization, Data Transformation Tools and Tariff Buil...

Posted by John Petze – Thu 16 Apr

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We are excited to publish the May issue of the SkyFoundry Insider newsletter. This Special Issue focuses on the major new features in SkySpark Release 3.0.24. This release dramatically enhances SkySpark ‘s data visualization tools for non-programmers with a suite of new “point and click” features and tools.

One of the most important additions is the introduction of Point-and-Click Chart Customization tools. If you haven’t seen it yet, you will want to read about these great new features. We have also added new “point and click” data importing and transformation tools that enable non-programmers to manipulate data files for easy import – again, all with no programming.

And, from the community we highlight a new Tariff Builder App Integrated with RateAcuity™ developed by Trove Consulting. It’s an amazing and comprehensive tool, and it’s built as a fully integrated SkySpark App.

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