Guavus Acquires SQLstream for Edge Analytics


The partnership will provide telecoms and IIoT users with AI and real-time analytics all the way to the edge.

AI-based analytics company Guavus has acquired real-time streaming analytics company SQLstream. The acquisition will help Guavus expand its analytics offerings. This partnership will also provide communications service providers (CSPs) and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) customers with real-time cloud-enabled streaming analytics at the edge.

SQLstream created the Blaze suite of high performance and low cost and latency edge data collection products. Customers that include Cisco, Amazon Web Services, and Walmart use the company’s products for:

  • Real-time price optimization
  • Traffic management
  • Quality assurance
  • Smart City assessment
  • Data quality assessment for IoT devices

Amazon licenses the SQLstream technology for use with its own AWS Kinesis Data Analytics.

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CSPs, IIoT and other customers will benefit from the partnership’s integrated solutions. These tools will enable users to analyze business, customer, and operational data in real time.

“With this solution, our customers can make better decisions, provide smarter new services, and reduce their costs,” said Guavus CEO, Faizel Lakhani. “In a world facing exponential growth in the volume of data coming from increasingly connected network devices and IIoT-based sensors, the inclusion of SQLstream’s industry-leading technology opens up huge new opportunities for our customers and our partners. We’re excited to have the SQLstream team onboard.”

SQLstream’s offerings analyze, filter and aggregate data at the edge in real-time, sending that data to the network core. Then the Guavus Reflex platform applies AI-powered analytics for a scalable architecture with lower costs and higher performance.

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