Fredric Paul

Fredric Paul is Editor in Chief for New Relic, Inc., and has held senior editorial positions at ReadWrite, InformationWeek, CNET, PCWorld and other publications. His opinions are his own.

IoT has an obsolescence problem

What happens if IoT security doesn’t get solved?

What happens if IoT security doesn’t get solved?

A new Bain & Company report says security concerns are slowing IoT adoption. Is this problem fixable — and what if it isn’t?

Somehow, AWS and cloud growth continues to accelerate

Somehow, AWS and cloud growth continues to accelerate

Amazon leads cloud vendors to even faster growth at huge scale -- is there anything left for data centers?

5 key enterprise IoT security recommendations

5 key enterprise IoT security recommendations

The Online Trust Alliance has published a checklist of enterprise IoT security best practices. Ignore its advice at your own risk.

Is the cloud already killing the enterprise data center?

Is the cloud already killing the enterprise data center?

AWS CTO Werner Vogels listed multiple enterprises that are abandoning data centers to move workloads to the cloud. Don’t expect the data center to disappear completely, though.

The future of enterprise IoT

The future of enterprise IoT

To celebrate World IoT Day, we asked a trio of IEEE technical experts to share their thoughts on what’s next for enterprise IoT.

People are really worried about IoT data privacy and security—and they should be

People are really worried about IoT data privacy and security—and they should be

Despite rising spending on IoT security, consumers and businesses are right to worry about how data will be used and protected.

Most insurance carriers not ready to use IoT data

Most insurance carriers not ready to use IoT data

A new LexisNexis study says insurance companies know IoT is important, but they have no idea how to collect the data or what to do with it.

IBM’s Watson, known for AI, takes on IoT

IBM’s Watson, known for AI, takes on IoT

IBM Watson Assistant is a new artificial intelligence assistant designed to work with autonomous and IoT devices, including vehicles, hotel room devices, and home devices.

Big trouble down on the IoT farm

Big trouble down on the IoT farm

Farmers may not be getting all the benefits of the IoT technology they use -- or the data it generates. Are these issues a sign of things to come in other industries?

7 transportation IoT predictions from Cisco

7 transportation IoT predictions from Cisco

IoT's role in the world of connected transportation will grow, says Kyle Connor, Cisco’s transportation industry principal. But it will take cooperation among companies and agencies to make it succeed.

Is the IoT backlash finally here?

Is the IoT backlash finally here?

After years of worry, the long-anticipated backlash to the changes wrought by the Internet of Things may finally be arriving. That could be a good thing.

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