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The Business Data & Information Platform

The CLOUD242 platform enables your business to collect and store data from external devices such as sensors, smart devices and other IT systems.  Data and documents can be visualised, analysed and organised against your own business ontology.

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Interested in trying Cloud242 but struggling for time or resources?

Contact or call 0203 2900 242 and we will do it for you. You can also request a demonstration where we use our own data.

Let us take the effort out of setting up your cloud242 instance. Give us some data and spent 10 minutes telling us about your requirements and we will set everything up for you to try out.
If you have data analysis and reporting requirements – again we will set them up to show what the system can do.

Market Examples

Water & Energy Management

Collecting data from smart meters and sensors to monitor and improve efficiency

Customer Case Study

PA Energy Case Study

Engineering & Construction

Collecting data from Sensors and linking RFID tags to content

Combining Data & Documents

The Cloud242 platform is used to manage the distribution of documentation and sensor data to engineers and construction professionals. It allows a single portal to be used to service suppliers and sub-contractors, with simple access management.

Waste Collection & Treatment

Tracking locations and contents of containers via RFID tagging and other sensors

Constant Tracking & Reporting

Cloud242 can be used to track containers via GPS and RFID. Users can access documentation of a container by scanning its RFID tag or QR Code, and management views of shipments can be created with alarms and other logic providing automated monitoring.


feature_ontologyCustom Ontology

Cloud242 can represent anything you need it to by defining your ontology. Each object type can have a custom icon and visual dashboard and can be identified in scripts for complex analysis and reporting tasks.

feature_navtreeTree Navigation

Organise your things hierarchically and display them in the tree navigation structure. Relationship between things can also be processed by scripts and dashboard visualisations.

feature_usersUser Management

Quickly add users to your Cloud242 instance and let them access data and documents. Apply security group permissions to restrict access to any object and its children.

feature_reportingCustom Reporting

Cloud242 provides a powerful script based reporting engine that can be used to selectively navigate object hierarchies, extract data, perform calculations and visualise results in HTML; within the application or in an email.

feature_messagesMessage Processing

When a message is received by an object a custom script can be executed to perform additional actions. This can be used for many purposes, commonly for integrating systems to physical devices via 3rd party REST API services.


Render things visually using the built-in dashboard system. Add charts and tables to show information with the ability for users to create their own views.

feature_apiAPI Access

Submit and Retrieve data through the REST API layer provided by Cloud242. Let users access data streams in CSV and JSON formats to integrate with 3rd party tools such as Excel.

feature_dataworkshopData Workshop

The built-in data workshop allows users to query data from the system and visualise it as a chart and export as a CSV or image file. Administrators can access the underlying data values and modify them to correct errors.

feature_importdataData Import

We provide additional services to automate the import of data from FTP or other sources such as message queues and email. The ability to manually import CSV data is included for FREE.

feature_documentsDocument Storage

Documents can be stored in Cloud242 and downloaded or even viewed within the client. Storage capacity can be purchased to meet your specific requirements.

feature_virtualmappingVirtual Mappings

Virtual mappings allow you to create data sets on the fly. This can be used for aggregating data from multiple objects  or to map external data sources (e.g. weather data).