Jon Gold

Senior Writer

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

IoT could help at-risk seniors

IoT could help at-risk seniors

A chain of Ontario-based retirement homes is looking to add sensor bracelets to its Aruba Wi-Fi networks, internet of things devices that will track whether residents are starting to wander away from the facilities so staff can...

IoT security spending to spike above $1.5 billion in the next year

IoT security spending to spike above $1.5 billion in the next year

The market for IoT security products is set to grow sharply, as the general IoT market becomes ever more ubiquitous, according to a report released this month by Gartner Research.

What would a regulated-IoT world look like?

What would a regulated-IoT world look like?

The wildfire growth of IoT is arguably the most important trend happening in technology today, but the ease with which bad actors can exploit its manifold security vulnerabilities has been demonstrated many times in just the past...

Predictive maintenance: One of the industrial IoT’s big draws

Predictive maintenance: One of the industrial IoT’s big draws

The number-one value-add of IIoT to operation technology so far has been predictive maintenance. Combining machine learning and AI with the data generated by the flood of new IoT devices lets you better understand how systems work and...

Most powerful Internet of Things companies

Most powerful Internet of Things companies

The Internet of Things is predicted to grow to a $1.4 trillion market by 2020, which means there are opportunities for big businesses to make a lot of money. These are the most powerful IoT companies that will be shaping this growing...

What is the Industrial IoT? [And why the stakes are so high]

What is the Industrial IoT? [And why the stakes are so high]

The Industrial Internet of Things, or IIoT, connects machines and devices in industries such as transportation, power generation, and healthcare. The potential is high and so are the risks.

The moving target of IoT security

The moving target of IoT security

As the explosive growth of IoT tech continues; businesses, vendors and consumers all have to confront the issue that the world is more connected than ever before, with potentially gigantic consequences. The central problem with...

IoT security needs a white knight

IoT security needs a white knight

It may be time for the U.S. government to step in to coordinate security standards across all the players that participate in creating the internet of things, Frost & Sullivan says

Wi-Fi 2018: What does the future look like?

Wi-Fi 2018: What does the future look like?

In 2018, gear based on 802.11ac Wave 2 will remain the state of the art. Its successor, 802.11ax, is still one for the future.

Hot IoT tech trends for 2018

Hot IoT tech trends for 2018

IDG Instrumentation is coming – 2018 promises the IoT-ification of a lot of existing technology, plus edge computing, improved analytics and even some security improvements, if we’re reading these tea-leaves correctly. IoT has...

Hottest IoT applications for 2018

Hottest IoT applications for 2018

IoT is going to expand on its current strengths in 2018, broadening its presence in the industrial, energy, transportation, healthcare and retail.

IoT needs to be secured by the network

IoT needs to be secured by the network

[ Click here to download a PDF of this and four other essential articles on IoT. ] Everyone who has a stake in the internet of things, from device manufacturers to network service providers to implementers to customers themselves,...

Docs should help design medical IoT

Docs should help design medical IoT

Doctors — particularly the ones that work in emergency rooms — need to have strong stomachs and level heads, since they see illness and injury at their most serious. Violence, accidents and serious diseases are all a matter of...

IT supplier learns new moves thanks to IoT

IT supplier learns new moves thanks to IoT

Reseller Tech Data is partnering up to deliver complete IoT packages.

Internet of things definitions: A handy guide to essential IoT terms

Internet of things definitions: A handy guide to essential IoT terms

IoT standards, protocols and technologies explained.

IBM casts Watson as the brains behind IoT

IBM casts Watson as the brains behind IoT

IBM is trying to be the brains behind IoT, using its artificial intelligence expertise to offer insight into data, provision new implementations, and help drive decision-making.

Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth: IoT, Ubuntu and the yogurt of the future

Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth: IoT, Ubuntu and the yogurt of the future

Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth discusses his company, IoT and entrepreneurship with Network World.

Study: Use of IoT in corporate networks is soaring

Study: Use of IoT in corporate networks is soaring

7% of large IoT users say security is still a top concern.

Canonical's eyes are on IoT

Canonical's eyes are on IoT

Canonical executive vice president Mike Bell talks to Network World about the open source software company's move to take its place in enterprise IoT.

FAQ: What is NB-IoT?

FAQ: What is NB-IoT?

A quick look at NB-IoT, the carriers' version of a low-power IoT communications standard.

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