SAN FRANCISCO, July 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackstone Technology Group is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Bit Stew Systems, a global leader in providing Software Defined Operations for the Industrial Internet. Blackstone will apply its proven technology consulting expertise to further Bit Stew's reach in the global energy sector by helping utilities and natural gas pipelines improve operational efficiency by turning big data into actionable intelligence.
As part of its ambitious growth plan, Bit Stew continues to expand its partner ecosystem. This new partnership enables Bit Stew and Blackstone to accelerate the value of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) by driving rapid adoption of Bit Stew's MIx Core™ platform and MIx Director™ application for the Utility and Oil & Gas industries.
Blackstone Energy will become a Certified Delivery partner of Bit Stew and will jointly pursue new sales opportunities in the utility, oil and gas markets - as well as showcasing Bit Stew to Blackstone's current customers.
"We are excited to partner with Bit Stew to help our customers drive value from the Industrial Internet of Things, and as a result, realize business, operational and financial benefits," says John Keast, Executive Director of Blackstone Energy.
Bit Stew's MIx Core takes the complexity out of big data by unifying billions of traditionally siloed data points across industrial environments. Using predictive analytics, pattern recognition and dynamic event management, MIx Director provides organizations a single, unified view of their operations, assets, network systems, enabling them to better monitor issues and manage risk, identify efficiency improvements and create data-driven automation.
"Blackstone has a successful track record of elevating leading global technology companies to the next level of excellence," said Mike Allman, President and COO of Bit Stew Systems. "Our company is committed to transforming how industrial businesses extract value from the immense network of connected devices that extend to the edge of the enterprise. In order to accomplish our mission of delivering unparalleled intelligence from data in industrial environments, we will continue to seek strategic partnerships with industry thought leaders like Blackstone."
About Blackstone Technology Group
Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held, global software and technology business consulting firm with three key business areas: consulting, staff augmentation and our proprietary Energy software product, Trellis™. Founded in 1998, the company is headquartered in San Francisco, with additional offices in Houston, Denver, and Washington DC. With a focus on the Energy Sector, Blackstone implements new and innovative IT solutions which are on the forefront of business and technology for the Energy sector. Blackstone has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results, with a noteworthy client list that includes Chevron, BP, Tokyo Gas, PG&E, DTE Energy and many Fortune 1000 businesses and the US Federal Government. Visit www.bstonetech.com to learn more.
About Bit Stew
Through data-driven automation, Bit Stew Systems removes the complexity of industrial operations and connected machines to give clarity and control back to the operator. Purpose-built for the Industrial Internet, Bit Stew's MIx Core™ platform automates data ingestion, applies machine intelligence to learn patterns in the data, allowing industrial companies to discover actionable insights that optimize operational performance. MIx Director™ (formerly Grid Director™) is powered by the MIx Core platform, and is the application that industrial enterprises rely on for a contextual and real-time view of their operations, assets and customers. Incorporated in 2009, Bit Stew is a venture-backed private company that is headquartered in Canada with offices in the USA, Australia and Europe. Bit Stew was recently named to Greentech Media's Grid Edge 20 list, as one of the top 20 innovators architecting the future of the electric power industry. Visit www.bitstew.com to learn more.
SOURCE Bit Stew Systems