Toshiba to consolidate its departments involved in information and communication technology (ICT) solutions into its in-house Cloud & Solutions Company to target Internet of Things (IoT) market.
Toshiba says "Success in realizing new IoT-based services and solutions lies in deploying software technology, including cloud computing and big data processing, in order to handle huge amounts of data at high speed."
Software and IT specialists and engineers within Toshiba are pulled into single organization to quickly develop big-data analysis technology, real-time information processing technology and other such IoT supporting IT and communications technologies. Toshiba’s new unit also to develop a common IoT platform by pooling its expertise in Energy & Infrastructure, Community Solutions, Healthcare Systems & Services, Electronic Devices & Components, and Lifestyle Products & Services.
Toshiba said its common IoT platform will serve as infrastructure for offering advanced connectivity of systems and devices over the Internet, with the aim of creating new IoT services and solutions that realize all-encompassing monitoring, analysis and control.