GE Intros 'Cloud Agnostic' Data Platform with Pivotal, Amazon Web Services

Like many other big data schemes that have debuted in the last few months (including from partner EMC), GE is tapping into the Hadoop open source frame work for running the Industrial Internet cloud operations.

Dubbed Proficy Historian HD, the management software is the backbone for this platform by maintaining machine-to-machine operations with a predictive (rather than reactive) approach to data management.