Hive smart meters revolutionized the way customers control their energy use. But since their launch in 2012 by UK energy company British Gas, advances in cloud technology and a rapid increase in the number of smart homes has led to an explosion of data. The Hive operations team is responsible for ensuring the high performance of the company’s smart meters, and for developing the next generation of customer-facing apps and services informed by behavioral insights and trends in the energy sector. 

Read on about how the Hive team addresses the challenges of monitoring and managing innovation and application lifecycle among existing and cloud-native applications and supporting infrastructure underneath to ensure high availability and seamless functioning of all customer facing services.

Jens Koegler

Jens Koegler is VMware's Healthcare Industry Director in EMEA. He is helping our healthcare customers develop and run modern applications to drive innovation and ensure better patient care through a digital foundation that includes data center, hybrid cloud, mobile, networking and security technologies. VMware plays a strategic role in the healthcare industry. Its leading innovations in enterprise software help ensure consistent patient care and reduce IT access time for healthcare professionals so they can spend more time with their patients. Jens plays a key role in helping customers understand how new applications, devices, the latest IT technologies and digital transformation are driving innovation in healthcare.