Topic: iot

Microsoft prepares for Hannover Messe with Azure IoT integrations for manufacturing

In the lead-up to the Hannover Messe 2019 industrial technology event next week, Microsoft released updates for many of its industry-focused products and services, all aimed at providing businesses with a path towards “Industry 4.0.” The paradigm would see artificial intelligence, mixed reality and automation leveraged to achieve “intelligent manufacturing,” the company explained in a … continue reading

The Security Maturity Model Practitioner’s Guide to IoT

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) has announced the IoT Security Maturity Model (SMM): Practitioner’s Guide. The guide is designed to introduce the concepts and approach of SMM, as well as help organizations protect their connected systems. While the consortium notes there is no silver bullet for addressing security needs, the SMM intends to determine an … continue reading

MWC: Intel contributes to 5G, Sprint partners with AWS, and D-Link reveals new network solution for SMBs

The Mobile World Congress (MWC) is happening is Barcelona this week, with several device manufacturers attending to show off their latest gadgets. In addition to new device announcements, several companies are also demoing and introducing new solutions for 5G, IoT, and networking. Among them is Intel, which announced several new solutions. It revealed that Ericsson … continue reading

IoT is driving organizations to the edge

The surge in the number of connected devices has created an immersive and collaborative interface between people and things, which is driving the need for new models of compute and infrastructure. Traditional centralized, mega-scale cloud data centers, augmented by distributed content delivery networks (CDNs), do not adequately meet the performance needs demanded by this explosion … continue reading

Splunk predicts the future of IT Ops in 2019

Splunk believes the IT operations space is going to transform and evolve into new areas as we continue into 2019. The company has released a 2019 ebook on its predictions based off of customer insight and company resource. “We’re always at the cusp of the next big thing, moments away from the next technological change … continue reading

Nokia plots enterprise expansion with focus on blending LTE and 5G with IoT

Nokia is best known as one of the world’s largest suppliers of transmission infrastructure to broadband telecommunications and cellular carriers, but the company believes there’s growing demand among enterprises for its LTE wireless, and high-speed optical networking gear. Seeking to tap that demand, the company is launching a new enterprise business unit on Jan. 1, … continue reading

RAN Innovation: Enabling 5G delivery of IoT, AR, and VR applications

The advent of 5G in the telecommunications industry was top of mind for the 22,000 attendees of the first Mobile World Congress Americas conference, recently hosted in Los Angeles. 5G brings the possibility of virtualizing a radio access network (RAN) and running in an edge cloud. Cloud computing is also a key factor in transforming … continue reading

Microsoft Ignite themes: Security, AI and data, IoT and edge computing

Microsoft kicked off its Ignite conference this morning with a boatload of announcement primarily around three themes: IT security, AI and data, and IoT and edge computing. With cyberattacks continuing to harm organizations around the world, Microsoft announced Secure Score, a report card to assess their current state of security as well as make recommendations … continue reading

Cloudera, Red Hat and Eurotech join forces for open IoT architecture solution

Cloud-optimized machine learning and analytics platform developer Cloudera is teaming up with industrial embedded hardware company Eurotech and open-source giant Red Hat to develop a modular, vendor-agnostic, and open-source architecture and standard for deploying  IoT-connected devices at the enterprise level by combining their technologies. According to the companies, organizations are finding themselves limited to founctionaity, … continue reading

VMware announces improved cloud security and integrations at VMworld 2018

VMware is partnering with Amazon Web Services on the Amazon Relational Database Service on VMware. The companies made the announcement this week at the VMworld 2018 conference taking place in Las Vegas. The database is a new solution VMware says will bring easier management and migration of VMware, AWS or hybrid database running on VMware … continue reading

InfluxData updates InfluxEnterprise with improved analytics, self-healing and LDAP integration

Open-source monitoring and analytics platform developer InfluxData released a new version of InfluxEnterprise today, designed to improve the analytics, self-healing, and permission and authorization management in the time series database platform. “Today’s enhancements to InfluxEnterprise make it easier for administrators to keep this mission critical data available and secure by checking and verifying every requested … continue reading

Microsoft adds new enhancements to Azure

Microsoft has announced new advancements to Azure at the GeekWire Cloud Tech Summit in Seattle today. The company released Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2, which is a scalable data lake solution for big data analytics. With this solution, all data can coexist in a single store without needing to be copied, allowing for greater speed … continue reading

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