About Us

The Real-Time Cloud blog, from Cogent Real-Time Systems, was created to discuss the challenges and opportunities related to putting real-time data into cloud-based systems, particularly for industrial and embedded applications.  It discusses the technical practicalities, best practices, and business realities facing executives, managers, and engineers who are looking to benefit from this new stage in the evolution of computing.

Bob McIlvride is the Communications Manager at Cogent Real-Time Systems, and is responsible for writing and editing technical documentation and marketing communications, as well as keeping in touch with sales partners and customers.  He has a Master’s degree in Professional Writing, and 15 years experience writing and publishing in the natural gas and process control industries.  He has lived on three continents, speaks three languages, and considers the whole world as his home.

Founded in 1995, Cogent Real-Time Systems provides proven middleware products to enable real-time data integration and distribution for industrial, embedded, and financial systems. Customers include Siemens, ABB, Honeywell, IBM, GE, Statoil, Goodyear, BASF, Cadbury Chocolate, and the Bank of Canada. Cascade DataHub, Cogent DataHub, and DataHub WebView are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Cogent Real-Time Systems Inc.