Cognizant announced the acquisition of custom Industrial IoT solutions provider Bright Wolf for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition will help Cognizant to enhance its smart products offering and expertise in architecting and implementing IIoT solutions. It will now establish a new IoT innovation hub in the US, with the Bright Wolf team in its centre. Cognizant last month announced to acquire Cloud specialist 10th Magnitude, focused exclusively on the Microsoft Azure platform.
Vedanta is one of India’s largest Aluminum producers and has to ensure operational continuity even during the lockdown. Vedanta has put industry 4.0 and automation as a priority in their business tech strategy. The framework includes cyber-physical systems (OT-IT), IIOT, cloud, cognitive computing and AI has moved from ‘nice to have’ or augmenting capability for the aluminium industry to something that is vitally important for differentiation.