Jon Gold

Senior Writer

Jon covers IoT and wireless networking for Network World. Get at him via email or Twitter.

You’re probably doing your IIoT implementation wrong

6 years on, IPv4 still dominates IPv6

6 years on, IPv4 still dominates IPv6

It’s been six years since the official launch of IPv6 on “World IPv6” day in 2012, but the newest version of the Internet Protocol still doesn’t account for the majority of online traffic, according to the Internet Society.

Q&A: Cisco's Theresa Bui on the company's Kinetic IoT platform

Q&A: Cisco's Theresa Bui on the company's Kinetic IoT platform

Cisco director of IoT strategy Theresa Bui talks to Network World about the company's progress in IIoT, making complex systems digestible for non-expert users and partnerships with IBM and Microsoft

What the big four U.S. mobile ISPs are doing with IoT

What the big four U.S. mobile ISPs are doing with IoT

AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile are trying to carve out their share of the billions of dollars to be made off the internet of things

Google could be getting serious about IoT with release of Android Things

Google could be getting serious about IoT with release of Android Things

Android Things 1.0, Google's connected-device framework, could boost IoT security by assuring critical updates while providing a unified software option for developers of constrained devices.

OSISoft: old-school process-control company on IoT cutting edge

OSISoft: old-school process-control company on IoT cutting edge

From beer to boxes, an unheralded name in IoT technology has quietly leveraged its expertise in process monitoring and management to compete in a world dominated by Google and IBM, as well as high-profile operational tech firms like...

10 tips to minimize IoT security vulnerabilities

10 tips to minimize IoT security vulnerabilities

Online Trust Alliance spells out best practices for testing, purchasing, networking and updating IoT devices to make them and the enterprise more secure.

Splunk debuts IIoT product for in-depth analytics

Splunk debuts IIoT product for in-depth analytics

Splunk, known as a provider of log analysis and infrastructure management tools centered around an expertise with big data analytics, attempts to stake a claim in the fast-growing Industrial IoT sector.

Where will Microsoft spend $5B on IoT?

Where will Microsoft spend $5B on IoT?

Microsoft says it will spend $5B over 4 years on IoT - perhaps on products, infrastructure or acquiring IoT vendors - but it's not clear yet where the money will go.

Aruba CTO says IoT is great fun to work on

Aruba CTO says IoT is great fun to work on

Not everybody in business IT seems like they’re having a great time at their job, but Aruba CTO Partha Narasimhan is an exception. He sat down with Network World at the company’s 2018 Atmosphere conference in Las Vegas to talk IoT,...

Malicious IoT hackers have a new enemy

Malicious IoT hackers have a new enemy

A robot called HoneyBot, designed by researchers at Georgia Tech’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, can fool bad actors into believing they have compromised an IoT device and send alerts of the attack to hasten defensive...

Aruba co-founder: We want to live on the edge

Aruba co-founder: We want to live on the edge

Tech companies of every stripe are staking their claim to the IoT, and networking vendors like Aruba are no exception. But to hear co-founder and president Keerti Melkote tell it, his company’s pitch might have a little more heat on...

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