The platform’s ability to bring together multiple asset categories in a single window has set it apart from the competition and stoked its widespread acceptance
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Based on its recent analysis of the oil and gas market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Pedigree Technologies with the 2013 North American Customer Value Enhancement Award for Remote Asset Management. Pedigree Technologies provides customers in the upstream and downstream oil and gas industry with a remote asset management platform for streamlined monitoring of equipment, fleets and tanks, as well as remote workforce applications. The addition of mobile workforce applications makes Pedigree Technologies a fully integrated machine-to-machine (M2M) solution provider, connecting the mobile workforce and resources in the field to the enterprise.
Leveraging the success of its core competencies in fleet and inventory management, Pedigree Technologies offers customers a multitude of applications, including driver compliance, transactional work, logistic planning, route optimization, and maintenance. As end users in the oil and gas industry are witnessing a sudden upsurge in the number of geographically distributed assets, there is a pressing need for a platform that can amass data from these assets, along with data from their back-end business systems, to further streamline operations and improve overall efficiency.
“Pedigree Technologies has ably met customers’ demands by offering a single platform to monitor a wide array of assets and manage their entire field operations, further bringing to fruition the vision of a connected enterprise,” said Frost & Sullivan Senior Research Analyst Rahul Vijayaraghavan. “Additionally, the platform demonstrates unrivalled agnostic capability to support remote devices across multiple networks, unbinding and streamlining data into real-time workforce automation across multiple operational departments.”
Pedigree Technologies’ downstream applications include a framework to integrate customers’ fleet and transportation needs, identifying where the fuel is in their supply chain, and inventory management that allows customers to plan their day and optimize productivity based on the amount of fuel in the tanks. Furthermore, tablet and workforce applications to help remote workers comply with regulations, and quickly complete transactional work and billing activities adds more value to the their robust platform. Success in the downstream sector has further allowed Pedigree Technologies to infiltrate the upstream sector asset management solutions to monitor equipment, machines and generators, along with its core competencies of fleet and tank monitoring.
Pedigree Technologies reinforces its unique value proposition by catering to a number of remote assets and providing a one-stop shop for customers’ immediate needs. Its prevailing horizontal platform is in sync with the immediate requirements of supply chain participants in the oil and gas value chain, providing them with a framework to build custom applications with advanced analytical features to forecast data all the way down to field operators.
“As devices become more intelligent, customers demand additional functionality and new applications to interpret and visualize data from their already connected assets,” noted Vijayaraghavan. “Pedigree Technologies provides supply chain participants that extra functionality in fleet, inventory, and equipment management to gain a competitive edge in the market.”
Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to the company that has demonstrated excellence in implementing strategies that proactively create value for its customers with a focus on improving the return on the investment that customers make in its services or products. This Award recognizes the company’s inordinate focus on enhancing the value that its customers receive, beyond simply good customer service, leading to improved customer retention and, ultimately, customer base expansion.
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