British Gas Brings Central Heating Control To Smartphones With Aws

The speed at which we delivered Hive is directly related to our decision to use AWS cloud.” More on utility companies and the cloud UKtech50: David Cooper, CIO, British Gas But why public cloud ? Energy usage is very seasonal. We see a huge rush to use the Kettle just after Eastenders and everyone knows central heating is lying idle during the summer months, Chakraborty said. We needed operational robustness and a scalable and cost-effective IT infrastructure, so we chose cloud services, he said. The British Gas IT team built an operations and analytics cloud architecture to support the Hive project.
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