Episode 131

MQTT, Unified Namespace, and The New Industrial Data Stack with Litmus’s Vatsal Shah


February 14th, 2024

26 mins 7 secs

Season 4

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About this Episode

This week’s guest is Vatsal Shah, Founder and CEO of Litmus.

Vatsal discusses his journey from an automation engineer at Rockwell, to building a new industrial data platform from the ground up after becoming frustrated with the limitations of the offerings from established vendors. He discusses manufacturers’ exodus from on-prem to cloud systems, the pros and cons of data protocols like MQTT and Sparkplug B, and why the Unified Namespace architecture is getting so much attention. Plus, he shares his vision for the future of edge computing and how an open ecosystem of interoperable tools is transforming the industry.

Augmented Ops is a podcast for industrial leaders, shop floor operators, citizen developers, and anyone else that cares about what the future of frontline operations will look like across industries. This show is presented by Tulip, the Frontline Operations Platform. You can find more from us at Tulip.co/podcast or by following the show on LinkedIn. Litmus is a Tulip Technology Ecosystem Partner.