Liberty Cable, the leading cable MSO announced of its investments in Guavus Inc, a real-time data analytics company. Guavus addresses complex big data analytics problems for different applications including Internet of Things (IoT).
Guavus will enable Liberty Cable to gain a comprehensive view of its customers, networks and business in real time. Such an investment by the cable MSO in analytics in quite understandable in the days when customers are cutting the cord and moving on to the video on demand format of consumption.
Now that Internet of Things is gaining prominence, most cable MSOs are venturing into it especially into home automation and security space. Investing into analytics at such times when data is of utmost importance even from traditional business perspective and from the upcoming Internet of Things point of view, is a very good move by Liberty Global. This could be seen as a step closer by Liberty Global towards IoT space.
Guavus products are built on Guavus Reflex(R) operational intelligence platform, which is capable of analysing and correlating huge amount of data both from operational side and from the sensors from different sources and draw real-time inferences and contexts out of it. This would provide an end-to-end view across the business and all in real-time.