Pitbull – the global water terrier

It’s not often this blog provides a link to Rolling Stone. But it’s the music press that’s giving the most coverage to Miami-born Cuban American rapper Armando Christian Perez (also known as Pitbull, Mr. 305, and Mr. Worldwide) who has a new role as the United Nation’s Clean Water Here Global Ambassador, covered here in the NME.

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i2O invests in manufacturing its own Advanced Pilot Valves, passes benefits to water utility clients

i2O, the smart water network solutions company, today announced that it has added a new production line for manufacturing its patent protected Advanced Pilot Valves (APVs) at its state-of-the-art production facility in Woolston, Southampton.

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Queen Bee - lessons from a crisis

South African online news site IOL reports the South Africa Municipal Workers Union’s (Samwu) “uproar” over Cape Town managers’ salary hikes given the city’s water situation. But there’s something further down the column that caught our eye.

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i2O achieves gold standard for information security

i2O, the smart water network solutions company, today announced that it has achieved ISO 27001 certification, the internationally-recognised standard for best practice in information security and managing critical data.

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Is the media to blame for the Cape Town water crisis?

The mainstream media has finally noticed that Cape Town South Africa is going to run out of water in weeks. And now the newspapers and websites and tv programmes all carry special reports about it. The media is fascinated by the crisis, the response to it, and who’s to blame.

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Sales expansion and the year of the logger - i2O’s 2017 in review

2017 has been the year of the logger at i2O as water utilities around the world monitor and report on network performance increasingly. We’ve seen demand for i2O loggers soar amongst our clients, and this has not been at the expense of other areas of our business. 

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Shower together to save water

South African Airways chief flight attendant Zanda Setlaleleng has been recognised by the Western Cape’s Water Hero initiative. He is a man of many talents which include being able to greet people in 20 different languages. He uses the opportunity of addressing a plane load of people to offer them advice on how they can save water. Part of his technique is to use humour and that includes suggesting that people shower together to save water.

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The future isn’t LPWAN

IDC FutureScape’s report that contains its Worldwide Internet of Things 2017 Predictions includes this:

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i2O begins production of next-generation logger

i2O, the smart water network solutions company, today announced that it has begun production of its next-generation smart data logger, Logger 17, to provide water utilities with greater insight from their distribution networks and improve how they access it.

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Living on the edge

Edge analytics isn’t a form of extreme analytics with data scientists performing complex calculations on precipitous cliffs. So what is it, and why does it matter? It’s key to effective network monitoring. Here’s the theory:

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