Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced that Bhopal Smart City Development Corporation (BSCDCL) has selected the HPE Universal Internet of Things (UIoT) Platform to create India’s first cloud-based Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC).
BSCDCL will gain from the Universal IoT platform with its multi-tenancy capabilities to run multiple city command centre operations in parallel. The selected cities include Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Indore, Ujjain, Satna, and Sagar.
India aims to set up 100 smart cities across the country by 2022.
HPE will power BSCDCL’s centre for the monitoring and administration of multiple city civic utilities and citizen services in each of these cities through a central cloud. It will also allow for state-wide monitoring of cities from a central command view.
“The vision of Bhopal Smart City Development Corporation to create the country’s first Integrated Command and Control Centre in Madhya Pradesh is driven by a future-focused vision for their cities and citizens,” said Som Satsangi, MD of HPE India.
HPE Universal IoT platform will adapt and integrate thousands of discrete sensors and applications on the platform. Additionally, HPE’s capability and experience in data centre and command centres in India and worldwide will help Madhya Pradesh build world class smart cities.
HPE has designed more than 30 million square feet of data centre space and has set up over 60 Greenfield data centres. HPE India designs and builds data centres for customers, including one of India’s leading stock exchanges and one of the top three telecom operators in the country.