“A dedicated, highly secure environment ensures higher availability and faster delivery of service.”
As businesses adopt monitoring strategies for their mobile assets, and in the process generate massive amounts of data, they’re turning to machine-to-machine (M2M) solution providers to help them capture, control and extract this information for improved performance. And mining the right data in an increasingly mobile business landscape provides companies with an opportunity to gain a competitive advantage.
Spireon, Inc. is a leading automotive telematics company, providing businesses and consumers with powerful Big Data insights to track, manage and protect their most valuable assets. The award-winning Spireon NSpire open platform delivers rich information from any connected vehicle or asset, converting Big Data into actionable insight.
Headquartered in Irvine, CA, Spireon’s open connected vehicle platform now supports more than 3.5 million active subscribers across the company’s growing suite of product offerings.
A multitude of Big Data insights
The company provides cloud-based GPS vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions for businesses and consumers.Spireon offers SkyLINK, an after-market opportunity for car and power sport dealers, which provides consumers with stolen vehicle theft recovery and driver tracking solutions; GoldStar GPS, a Web-based vehicle tracking solution; FleetLocate GPS, a fleet tracking solution; FleetLocate, a trailer management solution; FleetLocate Temperature Monitoring, a refrigerated trailer telematics solution for extra precautions to safeguard perishable goods or products during the climate-controlled transportation and shipping process; LoanPlus, a collateral management system; GoldStar Lender, a GPS vehicle tracking and collateral management system; and a suite of insurance telematics.
Spireon also provides installation and maintenance services. The company offers its solutions in the areas of enterprise fleet management, fleet management, GPS vehicle tracking, trailer tracking, asset tracking, stolen vehicle recovery, driver behavior at home and business, driver performance, and workforce management. It serves new and used car dealer, commercial fleet, trailer management, lender, rental car, insurance telematics, and consumer industries.
The company has strategic partnerships with Sprint & Verizon; Joe Gibbs Racing; and Hudson Cook, LLP. Spireon, Inc. was formerly known as ProconGPS, Inc. and changed its name to Spireon, Inc. in March 2012. The company was founded in 2002, and is based in Irvine, California. Spireon, Inc. is a joint venture between PFS, LLC and Trackn Inc.
The Nspire platform
Spireon’s NSpire platform collects rich data from its patented array of GPS products and delivers actionable business intelligence through Spireon’s FleetLocate brand for delivery and service fleets, as well as transportation and logistics customers. With a proven track record in innovation, customer focused service, financial stability, powerful vertical distribution networks, and a strong customer base, Spireon provides a sturdy foundation on which to optimize performance.
Spireon has invested significant resources to build its NSpire M2M Intelligence Platform from the ground up. Its infrastructure incorporates the latest databases, web servers, and hardware – all connected and secured by strategically located, top-tier data centers.
NSpire’s infrastructure also comes with multiple levels of redundancy and fault tolerance, eliminating any single point of failure. Within NSpire’s cloud-based infrastructure, all components of the software are clustered as well as hot-swappable.
NSpire’s infrastructure has been built using the latest high-performance technologies at the application level, as opposed to easily bottle-necked legacy applications. This includes NoSQL databases with in-memory storage that allow the company to scale horizontally as it adds more computing or storage resources – without the need for re-architecting – while continuing to deliver and analyze customers’ data at breakneck speed.
Beyond physical security, the data centers in NSpire’s network use leading-edge security to protect the data that travels between them and Spireon’s customers. Secure internet pipes link the data centers, encrypting any data that gets pushed through them. The data centers also employ robust firewalls and sophisticated access protection to ensure our customers’ sensitive data doesn’t fall into the wrong hands.
A class apart
Unlike the majority of M2M solution providers who serve a niche market, Spireon’s NSpire M2M platform supports multiple verticals. Spireon also offers in-house vertical-specific expertise to meet the unique and varied needs of the industries we serve. By building teams dedicated to vertical industries, comprised of individuals with expertise in that industry, the company has been able to quickly and effectively respond to the goals and challenges of its vertical customers with M2M-powered solutions customized for them.
The NSpire platform allows Spireon to guarantee the performance of its clients’ Spireon mobile resource management solution. In fact, Spireon NSpire currently supports more than 2 billion data events every year and 3.5 million subscribers with the capacity to add a billion more — without impacting service availability. Spireon NSpire promises to support your business goals, with the reliable performance and results you demand.
“We needed something that would make sure the hardware did not move or vibrate if we hit a huge pothole. The solution Spireon helped us develop, has worked great. As far as I know, we haven’t had one device malfunction since we first installed them almost two years ago.” -Brian Gannon, Tutle & Tutle Trucking Project Manager.
Meet the Master
Kevin Weiss, CEO: Kevin Weiss is Spireon’s Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Spireon, Kevin served as CEO of Unitrends, a global technology company that delivers end-to-end business recovery solutions. Before Unitrends, Kevin served as President and Chief Executive Officer of multiple private-equity owned technology-enabled companies following his role as President of McAfee and senior sales and marketing leadership roles at IBM. Kevin graduated from the University of Princeton in 1979.