Today, big data analytics have evolved from being just an experimental tool to achieve the real results it promised in its infancy. Google, LinkedIn and eBay were among the first to experiment with big data, and today this data is further expanding its efforts to provide these and other giants of industry with more data and models.
So why does your company need big data analytics? There are quite a few reasons, some of which we’ll look at here.
Incredible Cost Reduction with big data analytics
Big data technologies and cloud-based analytics can lead […]
The benefits of prepaid electricity meters
Modern prepaid electricity meters offer benefits to both tenants and landlords and property managers. There is a major drive by Eskom throughout South Africa, to get more properties and households fitted with prepaid meters, and to educate consumers on the great advantages that these meters offer.
Let’s start by taking a look at how these meters can make the lives of property managers and landlords easier. Firstly, it helps to ensure that tenants are paying for their electricity before consuming it, avoiding the nasty surprise of the landlord being confronted by […]
Smart meters have grown in popularity over the past few years in South Africa, and the rest of Africa. This is because of the increased availability of information about the systems, people now understand the benefits they can enjoy from smart meters.
Smart meters support various aspects of electricity distribution management and they come highly recommended as ways to enhance the financial/ economic viability of electricity utilities.
A normal smart meter system has a smart meter at the end-user’s premises with a load switch. These meters can communicate through a number of mediums and then send data to […]