Pole Star goes up in the clouds

Oct 30 2015


Pole Star, has launched a new cloud application platform.

This platform is a highly configurable, extensible and easy-to-use cloud application platform, built upon a powerful, robust and open API, and using cloud infrastructure, the company said.

With a wide and expanding range of services - from vessel tracking and SSAS management to maritime risk intelligence - all available on one platform, Pole Star claimed that it was enabling its customers to connect with their ships in a whole new way.

Designed from the ground up to make its users’ jobs easier, and to save time, the Pole Star platform allows customers to select and combine services and access them across devices.

·      Modular platform means customers can select and combine services to meet their unique needs.

·      Integrates trusted data sources including: Jeppesen, Tidetech, IHS, Inmarsat, Airbus, Risk Intelligence and Orbcomm.

·      New intuitive, modern and responsive user interface.

·      Accessible on any computer with a compatible browser, no software to download or install.

·      Accredited, scalable, redundant, and secure cloud-based architecture.

·      Reliable tracking services and powerful reporting engine.

·      One convenient platform to manage all of your Pole Star services.


“We are immensely proud to unveil the new Pole Star platform,” said Peter Davies, Pole Star’s Chief Technology & Marketing Officer. “We’re launching the platform with three brand new services - tracking, SSAS management, Risk Insight (a new service, incorporating maritime risk intelligence from MaRisk by Risk Intelligence).

“Customers on our new platform can also benefit from programmatic access via our RESTful API. Essentially, the Pole Star API gives our customers the freedom to extract, analyse and integrate all of the data that is available to them within Pole Star’s services, allowing them to connect their Pole Star account with their ERP or existing IT systems,” he explained.

This platform is a highly configurable, extensible and easy-to-use cloud application platform, built upon a powerful, robust and open API, and using cloud infrastructure, the company said.

With a wide and expanding range of services - from vessel tracking and SSAS management to maritime risk intelligence - all available on one platform, Pole Star claimed that it was enabling its customers to connect with their ships in a whole new way.

Designed from the ground up to make its users’ jobs easier, and to save time, the Pole Star platform allows customers to select and combine services and access them across devices.

·      Modular platform means customers can select and combine services to meet their unique needs.

·      Integrates trusted data sources including: Jeppesen, Tidetech, IHS, Inmarsat, Airbus, Risk Intelligence and Orbcomm.

·      New intuitive, modern and responsive user interface.

·      Accessible on any computer with a compatible browser, no software to download or install.

·      Accredited, scalable, redundant, and secure cloud-based architecture.

·      Reliable tracking services and powerful reporting engine.

·      One convenient platform to manage all of your Pole Star services.

“We are immensely proud to unveil the new Pole Star platform,” said Peter Davies, Pole Star’s Chief Technology & Marketing Officer. “We’re launching the platform with three brand new services - tracking, SSAS management, Risk Insight (a new service, incorporating maritime risk intelligence from MaRisk by Risk Intelligence).

“Customers on our new platform can also benefit from programmatic access via our RESTful API. Essentially, the Pole Star API gives our customers the freedom to extract, analyse and integrate all of the data that is available to them within Pole Star’s services, allowing them to connect their Pole Star account with their ERP or existing IT systems,” he explained. 



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