Topic: iiot

AI at the Industrial Edge — Where It’s At and Where It’s Going

Artificial Intelligence has been effectively used across industries and platforms, including the industrial edge, for some time. What’s important to focus on now is how to expand those opportunities. For example, it’s currently possible to use AI to regulate the temperature of, say, a tank holding certain chemicals. What organizations can’t do in that situation … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Fledge

Fledge is an open source framework for building applications for the industrial edge. It aims to integrate the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), sensors, and other modern technologies with existing systems like Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Program Logic Controllers (PLC), and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA).  According to LF Edge, which hosts the project, … continue reading

5G will pave the way to ‘Industry 4.0,’ new analysis reveals

New analysis has found the realization and path to Industry 4.0 will be paved by 5G. According to market research company Frost & Sullivan, the integration of 5G in Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) systems will enable high-speed, low-latency and large-volume data transfer. 5G-enabled IIoT systems are currently limited to quality inspections, supply chain management, … continue reading

ITOps news digest: Instana announces vSphere support, IIC opens community forum, and Itential’s Automation Studio

Automatic APM provider Instana has announced it is adding vSphere support to its microservices application and infrastructure monitoring solution. The support will now enable users to discover, map and monitor components running on the VMware’s vSphere suite.  “The vSphere announcement continues Instana’s legacy of excellence in monitoring applications and their underlying infrastructure together. Whether organizations … continue reading

IoT Community and IEEE announce partnership to advance IIoT

The IoT Community and IEEE are partnering to accelerate digital transformation of IIoT and speed the development of IoT in general.  “Harnessing the power of the Internet of Things is essential for the successful development of digital transformation across enterprise and industrial sectors,” said Heinrich Stüttgen, Chair of the IEEE IoT Initiative. “IEEE looks forward … continue reading

IIC launches new program to connect businesses with IIoT industry experts

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) has announced a new pilot program designed to help organizations achieve digital transformation. The program, Industry Connect Service (ICS), connects organizations with experts who understand business challenges and can help them develop and deploy IIoT solutions. Users can submit their issues and requirements to the IIC. IIC members can them … continue reading

IIoT Survey shows integration is chief inhibitor

Over 55% of respondents in the Software AG IIoT Implementation Survey find that integrating IIoT into their environments is challenging, and that this is a key inhibitor to value realization and scalability.  The survey was completed in Q2 2019 by the company and an independent third-party research house. It queried nearly 200 respondents made up … continue reading

IIC: How to manage and assess the trustworthiness of IIoT

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) is releasing new recommendations and advice for the trustworthiness of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The organization details the importance of trustworthiness as well as how to measure, analyze and assess it in a new white paper, Managing and Assessing Trustworthiness for IIoT in Practice. RELATED CONTENT: IIC: Collaboration between … continue reading

IIC: Collaboration between data protection domains is the key to successful protection strategies

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) has just released a white paper declaring some of the best practices for protecting data. The group specifically focused on protecting IIoT data and systems. According to IIC, not properly applying such measures could lead to negative consequences, including service disruptions, serious industrial accidents, and data leaks. RELATED CONTENT: Marriott … continue reading

ITTIA announces new support for industrial IoT and embedded systems

ITTIA has announced support for BlackBerry’s QNX SDP 7.0. QNX SDP is a secure embedded OS developed for safety and mission critical apps. Together, ITTIA hopes to provide users with the ability to collect, store, analyze and connect real-time data on secure devices. According to the company, this will help protect against malfunctions, malware and … continue reading Protection Status

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