Xively

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Xively
Subsidiary
IndustryComputer software
FoundedLondon, England (2007)
FounderUsman Haque [1]
HeadquartersCambridge, Massachusetts, US
ParentGoogle
Websitexively.com

Xively (formerly known as Cosm and Pachube) is an Internet of Things (IoT) platform owned by Google. Xively offers product companies a way to connect products, manage connected devices and the data they produce, and integrate that data into other systems. It is pronounced "zively" (rhymes with lively).

History[edit]

In 2007, London architect Usman Haque[2] founded Pachube (pronounced Patch bay) as a data infrastructure and community for the Internet of Things. Following the nuclear accidents in Japan in 2011, Pachube was used by volunteers to interlink Geiger counters across the country to monitor the fallout.[3] In July 2011, Pachube announced that they had been acquired by LogMeIn and renamed to Cosm.[4] Cosm came out of beta development and was rebranded as Xively to become a Public Cloud for the IoT in May 2013.

Google purchased Xively from LogMeIn on March 20, 2018.[5]

Products and services[edit]

Xively Cloud Services[edit]

A Platform as a Service built for the IoT. According to their website, this includes directory services, data services, a trust engine for security, and web-based management application. Xively's messaging is built on a publish-subscribe protocol called MQTT. The API supports REST, WebSockets, and MQTT.

Xively Business Services[edit]

The Xively Professional Services team has helped numerous companies successfully deploy IoT connected products into the market.

Xively Partner Network[edit]

Xively has partnered with chipset companies such as ARM, Atmel and TI as well as solution providers and IoT industry alliances like OASIS.[6]

Awards and industry recognition[edit]

  • Best Cloud-Based Technology for Mobile [2014, GSMA Mobile World Congress][7]
  • The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in The Internet of Things [2014, Fast Company][8]
  • Battle of the Platforms: Best Enabling Non Platform Technology [2013 & 2014, M2M Conference][9][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Usman Haque website".
  2. ^ "Usman Haque: Future of Technology talk".
  3. ^ "BBC Radio".
  4. ^ "LogMeIn acquires 'Internet of Things' Startup Pachube for $15m In Cash".
  5. ^ "Xively Actually Connects Things In The Internet Of Things".
  6. ^ "OASIS".
  7. ^ "LogMeIn's IoT Platform, Xively, Named Best Cloud-Based Technology for Mobile at GSMA Mobile World Congress".
  8. ^ "The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in The Internet of Things".
  9. ^ "Xively Awarded Best Enabling Technology at 2013 M2M Battle of the Platforms".
  10. ^ "M2M 2014 Battle of the Platforms winners".

External links[edit]

As of this edit, this article uses content from "Pachube", which is licensed in a way that permits reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License, but not under the GFDL. All relevant terms must be followed.