SPOT Commercial Data
Push
Overview and Demo
Hari Gangadharan
Agenda
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Data Push
Features Supported
Features Not Supported
How it Works
Demo
Summary
Q & A Session
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What is Data Push?
Commercial Data Push sends
message data as XML to customers
servers as and when they arrive
 A Data Syncing mechanism
 Applicable for customers with
multiple SPOT Units / SPOT Resellers
 Self service model
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Features
Supports multiple protocols: FTP, SFTP, HTTP and
HTTPS
More can be supported in future based on
customer requests/needs.
 Employs WSSE token based authentication to
prevent DOS attacks on customers service.
 Customers can change protocol and the server
information anytime using SPOT UI:
https://login.findmespot.com
 New messengers in account are added to Data
Push automatically.
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Features (Continued)
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Customers can view errors encountered during
data transfer.
On customer’s server errors, our service retries
for more than 24 hours.
Allows recovery of lost messages using a selfserve model. Request can be done using the
SPOT UI. Can recover last 30 days messages.
Ability to exclude 911 from the data feed to
customer.
Ability to exclude 911 forwarding to GEOS
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Features Not Supported
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Switching current SPOT accounts to Commercial
SPOT account – Have to deactivate account and
create new account.
SPOT VARs cannot add new Trackers – that is
disabled. Can only activate trackers through
Product Team.
Messages aggregated from multiple accounts.
Ability to enable or disable 911 forwarding on a
subset of messengers in the account – currently
it is all or none.
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Not Supported (Continued)
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Trial periods and Testing - not in
requirements and is not supported
Special Alerts / emails on 911
Customer disabling 911 Forwards to
GEOS.
Disabling the existing email alerts
Custom/Detailed message in Message
Recovery
FTP to non-standard ports (FTP server
running in port other than 21)
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How it works
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Demo
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Special Situations
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Customer disables 911 forward to GEOS
◦ Inform customer to label units in that account
properly.
◦ Co-ordinate at least one 911-test to make sure
that the GEOS ticket is not created.
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Customer wants to "try" before activating
SPOT data push service.
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Summary
A Revenue generating product
 Currently used by 4 Customers and 2
more under testing.
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More Information
Data Push User Guide
 Contact [email protected]
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Questions?
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