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Smart Energy demands Fleet Management

Smart energy solutions play a crucial role in significantly reducing CO2 emissions. However, for these systems to function optimally, they must consistently receive software updates and provide service technicians with secure and straightforward access, regardless of their global location. This is where IoT fleet management becomes indispensable.

Smart Energy Systems depend on Smart Software

Save time, costs and downtime by selecting a proven IoT fleet management solution to optimize your software and security.

Save Time

Smart energy solutions aren't just lab concepts; they thrive in the real world. Embrace remote development from day one. Dive in and get started in under 5 minutes.

Increase Security

Actively update your software and leverage our vulnerability analysis to address potential issues in libraries. Secure all ports without compromising access to your services on the smart energy system.

Use our API & Templating

Harness our API for effortless integration of your IoT gateways with ERP or third-party systems. Easily transfer configurations, like Modbus settings, into standard software or scripts using our intuitive templates.

Save Costs

Operate your equipment and pioneer innovative software without expending development efforts on IoT fleet management. qbee offers a secure and cost-effective solution.

Full VPN included

A seamless VPN solution offering SSH shell access and the flexibility to map any service or port directly to your local device – all while ensuring top-tier security from end to end.

Optimized for Smart Energy

Qbee proudly serves a wide range of clients in the smart energy and energy flexibility industries. Its swift progression from proof of concept (POC) to full-scale production makes qbee the go-to solution for PV plants, grid flexibility, and various other smart energy solutions.

Any Linux, any Hardware, no lock-in

How qbee is used in Smart Energy:

Smart energy solutions, including photovoltaic solar panels, smart grids, wind turbines, and home energy management systems, are revolutionizing the way we harness and manage power. Regular software updates optimize their performance, enhance security, and introduce new features. Remote access facilitates real-time monitoring, swift interventions, and unmatched user convenience. Together, these capabilities ensure these solutions remain efficient, secure, and user-centric. qbee provides all this in a comprehensive, yet cost efficient solution such that you can focus on your smart energy solution.

PV solar plant

Features for Smart Energy Solutions

Library updates

How updated is your gateway? We can do updates of system libraries independent of your vendor.

Software updates

Update software seamlessly, whether it’s in the form of a Debian package, binary, or Docker container. 


Use pre-conditions for IoT software update. Get back in control and prevent updates to happen during production.

File storage

Use our qbee file manager  as a repository and collect all your scripts, configurations and binaries here.

Docker container orchestration

Orchestrate containers on embedded devices with the Docker configuration or through docker compose.


With our REST API you can connect your IoT devices to your backend and ERP resources.

Software inventory

Imagine to see an overview over all installed libraries.  This will make device management simple and help you throughout the long IoT lifecycle.

Vulnerability analysis

Our continuous CVE check and vulnerability analysis will ensure that you are notified if any problems occurs in your distributed device fleet.


Continuous Integration / continuous deployment is something that our most innovative companies have started to use for IoT as well.

Managing IoT Gateways for Smart Energy Solutions with qbee

In the era of smart energy solutions, the importance of efficiently managing IoT gateways cannot be overstated. These gateways act as crucial bridges, translating and transmitting data between smart devices and centralized systems. Qbee emerges as a standout tool in this scenario, offering a myriad of technical and commercial benefits. Let’s delve into how qbee can elevate the management of IoT gateways for smart energy solutions.

Technical Benefits:

  • Seamless Integration: Qbee’s architecture facilitates smooth integration with various IoT devices used in the smart energy sector. Whether it’s for PV solar panels, wind turbines, or smart grids, qbee ensures a unified approach to managing the devices..
  • Real-time Monitoring: Through its sophisticated dashboard, qbee allows users to monitor device health, and other critical parameters in near real-time. This preemptive approach aids in identifying potential issues before they escalate. We do not handle application data since they are sensitive.
  • Over-the-Air (OTA) Updates: Keeping gateways updated with the latest software is pivotal for their performance and security. Qbee’s OTA feature ensures that all gateways receive timely software patches and new and improved application versions, ensuring consistent performance and heightened security.
  • Remote Access and Control: Qbee allows technicians and administrators to securely access gateways remotely. This feature is especially beneficial for large-scale deployments spread over vast geographies, eliminating the need for on-site visits for minor adjustments or diagnostics.
  • Enhanced Security: With cyber threats becoming increasingly sophisticated, qbee provides end-to-end encryption, ensuring that data transmissions remain secure. Its inherent security features protect the system.

Commercial Benefits:

  • Cost Efficiency: By enabling remote diagnostics and OTA updates, qbee significantly reduces the need for on-site visits, leading to substantial savings in terms of time and resources.
  • Scalability: As businesses expand, so does their network of IoT devices. Qbee’s robust platform scales seamlessly, ensuring that even as the number of devices grows, management remains streamlined.
  • Competitive Edge: Leveraging qbee’s advanced features gives businesses an edge over competitors. The low resource usage of the agent allows to run it on any Linux device allowing to select cost efficient hardware and preventing vendor lock-in.
  • Reduced Downtime: Prompt issue detection and resolution, facilitated by qbee, mean reduced downtime for devices. For businesses, this translates to consistent energy output and higher customer satisfaction.
  • Future-Ready: Qbee’s commitment to continuous improvement and adaptation ensures that businesses are always in sync with the latest in IoT technology, making future expansions and integrations hassle-free.
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An end-to-end IoT Management Solution

With qbee

  • IoT device management
  • Remote access
  • A/B image updates
  • Open Source agent
  • CVE vulnerability analysis
  • Github integration - CI / CD
  • Metrics & inventory
  • Fully UI based & REST API
  • No development needed
  • Docker container management

With others

  • IoT device management
  • Remote access
  • A/B image updates
  • Open Source agent
  • CVE vulnerability analysis
  • Github integration - CI / CD
  • Metrics & inventory
  • Fully UI based & REST API
  • No development needed
  • Docker container management

Deploy your devices with peace of mind and low costs!

Navigating the intricacies of IoT gateway fleet operations in the smart energy realm can seem daunting. But with our robust and secure management platform, you can channel your focus towards advancing sensors, refining machine learning algorithms, and optimizing smart energy systems. Entrust us with the complexities of your gateway operations while you spearhead the future of sustainable energy.

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