Alex Rawitz
Servato Corp.

Family Office Leads Louisiana Syndicate with Strategic, Institutional and Angel Investor Participation

(New Orleans, LA) Servato Corp., an “Industrial Internet of Things” technology and service provider based in New Orleans, announced today a new investment round led by ATCO Investment Company (ATCO).  Investors included the Louisiana Fund, Fibrebond Corporation, other North Louisiana family offices and the NOLA Angel Network.

Funding will be used for sales growth and general working capital needs.  Joining Servato’s board of directors will be Ron Ondechek Jr. (representing ATCO) and […]

By |2017-07-26T05:20:50-06:00August 26th, 2015|Battery Management Blog, Company Updates, News|1 Comment

Blistering 5G Enables IoT Revolution

For the Internet of Things to reach its full potential, we’re going to need 5G. Without it, the promise of efficiency and automation unlocked by the deluge of data will stall.

The “Internet of Things” (IoT) – the technological trend of connecting nearly everything to the Internet – promises to revolutionize our lives. Experts tell us that we can expect dramatic impacts in settings as broad as home automation, wearable technology, industrial automation and smart cities.

A June report published by McKinsey predicts that IoT may have a total economic impact of $4-$11 trillion on the global economy by 2025.[1] […]

Much of the Southeast Spent 5 Hours without Internet

Guarding against Internet downtime is hard, and sometimes major outages can occur in vast territories over the U.S. These outages, like this Southeast Internet outage, can happen across carriers and take hours to fix.

Last week users took to social media to decry a major network outage that affected Internet and Cellphone access for a huge swath of the Southeast United States, according to USA Today. The article details reports of Internet outages that began on 3pm Tuesday, August 4, 2015 and lasted for approximately 5 hours.

According to MetroSafe, based in Louisville, KY, emergency procedures ensured police […]

By |2017-05-08T03:25:10-06:00August 10th, 2015|Battery Management Blog, News|1 Comment

How Batteries will Enable the Internet of Things

Backup batteries ensure that the when power goes out, the Internet stays on, and there are already millions of batteries used in these settings. These batteries will support a connected future where the cost of “downtime” grows.

For most people, the word “battery” probably makes them think first of the disheartening sight of their phone battery dying coupled with the mild panic that ensues envisioning even a few moments without the ability to connect digitally to the rest of the world. Next they would probably think of other consumer devices around their homes that either use rechargeable or disposable batteries. […]

U.S. Government Needs Help on Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is coming and it will affect every facet of our lives. The U.S. Government is hoping tech leaders can jump in and help.

Analysts, technology companies, researchers all agree, the next big wave of the Internet is the Internet of Things (IoT). Now lawmakers and regulators in the U.S. Government are trying to get up the learning curve and out in front of the many issues that a future filled with connected devices creates. These issues include improving interoperability between competing IoT frameworks, security and privacy as personal and commercial data proliferate, cooperation between public and […]

By |2017-09-08T03:11:23-06:00July 31st, 2015|Battery Management Blog, Internet of Things, News|1 Comment