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In today’s rapidly evolving world, where technological advancements drive innovation across industries, the water industry is seeing massive adoption of technological solutions to traditional problems – like usage and conservation. As water scarcity and quality challenges become increasingly pressing, the need for efficient and effective solutions has never been more critical. Enter KETOS, a digital water company changing the game for water operators with its innovative SaaS-like Data as a Service approach.

A recent article in Smart Water Magazine (page 74) sheds light on an insightful conversation with KETOS CEO Meena Sankaran. The discussion revolves around how SaaS is becoming a pivotal catalyst for accelerating the adoption of innovative water technologies, offering water operators a low-risk profile to embrace digital transformation.

The Water Industry’s Digital Evolution 

The water industry, traditionally known for its reliance on manual processes and outdated infrastructure, is witnessing a paradigm shift. Water scarcity, pollution, and aging systems pose formidable challenges that demand swift and effective action. Digital water solutions have emerged as a beacon of hope, showcasing their potential to address these challenges comprehensively.

Common Water Challenges and KETOS as a Game Changer

Water operators grapple with many challenges, ranging from water quality monitoring and leak detection to regulatory compliance and operational efficiency. KETOS stands out as a game changer by offering interoperability, leveraging advanced sensors, data analytics, and cloud technology to provide real-time insights into water quality and distribution. By offering a comprehensive solution, KETOS empowers water operators to proactively manage these challenges and confidently make data-driven decisions.

Unveiling DaaS (Data as a Service)

DaaS, or Data as a Service, is a groundbreaking concept revolutionizing water monitoring and management. It entails a subscription-based model where organizations can access cutting-edge technology and insights without hefty upfront investments. This accessibility breaks down financial barriers, enabling water operators with tight budgets to embrace digital transformation seamlessly.

The DaaS Advantage in Water Monitoring

One of the most remarkable aspects of the DaaS model is its ability to keep organizations technologically current without the fear of obsolescence. Much like how B2B SaaS offerings constantly update to provide the latest features, water operators using KETOS and similar SaaS/DaaS solutions are assured of staying at the forefront of technology advancements. With each new iteration, these companies gain access to the most recent innovations, ensuring their operations remain efficient, effective, and future-proof.

A Path Forward

As the water industry continues its digital journey, DaaS emerges as a pivotal enabler for digital water adoption. KETOS CEO Meena Sankaran’s insights shed light on how this innovative approach mitigates risk, reduces financial barriers, and ensures water operators remain technologically relevant in an ever-changing landscape.

The convergence of water challenges and technological advancements has birthed a new era in water management. As exemplified by KETOS, DaaS is poised to lead this transformation, offering water operators the tools they need to navigate complexity, enhance efficiency, and safeguard our most precious resource – water. 

Read more about Meena Sankaran’s insights into the future of DaaS in the water industry in Smart Water Magazine.

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