Jon Gold

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

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.

Help managing IoT ranges from full-stack offerings to platform services

Help managing IoT ranges from full-stack offerings to platform services

IoT services from the likes of AT&T, Amazon Web services and others creates a patchwork of possibilities.

What is controllerless Wi-Fi and who needs it?

What is controllerless Wi-Fi and who needs it?

Moving the control plane for wireless access points out of a central controller offers benefits that not everybody needs.

Survey: Enterprise IoT faces skills shortage, security challenges

Survey: Enterprise IoT faces skills shortage, security challenges

IoT is coming to the vast majority of businesses within the next two years, but many aren’t ready to cope with the change.

IT powerhouses try to come from behind in enterprise IoT

IT powerhouses try to come from behind in enterprise IoT

Traditional IT heavyweights are in the unaccustomed position of playing catch-up in the enterprise IoT field.

Despite new silicon, 802.11ax isn't coming to the enterprise for a while

Despite new silicon, 802.11ax isn't coming to the enterprise for a while

The release of 802.11ax chipsets by Broadcom, Qualcomm and others doesn't mean that standardized gear will be ready for everyday use soon, experts say.

Feds consider tougher requirements for IoT security

Feds consider tougher requirements for IoT security

A bill submitted this week to the U.S. Senate could be the first step toward fixing IoT security, requiring that device makers who want to do business with the federal government meet basic security standards.

IoT security for healthcare is in critical condition

IoT security for healthcare is in critical condition

Medical devices lack many features and capabilities that help protect other network-attached devices from attack.

The 10 most powerful companies in enterprise networking

The 10 most powerful companies in enterprise networking

Here's our ranking of the top 10 network-gear vendors that serve corporate needs.

Bluetooth Mesh takes aim at enterprise IoT, but hasn’t taken flight

Bluetooth Mesh takes aim at enterprise IoT, but hasn’t taken flight

The mesh networking features introduced to Bluetooth this week are designed to make the technology more appealing for enterprise IoT use. A lot depends, however, on which enterprise use case you’re talking about.

What is the IoT? How the internet of things works

What is the IoT? How the internet of things works

The internet of things (IoT) is a network of connected smart devices providing rich data, but it can also be a security nightmare.

Pest-control IoT: Tough on rats

Pest-control IoT: Tough on rats

Swedish pest control company Anticimex is using IoT to trap rats more efficiently.

DreamWorks: The animation studio's powerful network

DreamWorks: The animation studio's powerful network

Creating light-hearted entertainment is heavy technological work, according to the networking pros who help run DreamWorks Animation's IT.

How Red Bull Racing uses IoT to win

How Red Bull Racing uses IoT to win

Red Bull Racing CIO Matt Cadieux details the complex IoT implementation that the team uses to squeeze the maximum amount of performance out of its cars.

The top 7 Linux IoT projects

The top 7 Linux IoT projects

IoT, in all of its manifold forms, is increasingly a Linux game, and the Linux Foundation lists seven projects as the key players in the march of connected open-source systems. Here's a rundown.

Experts: The future of IoT will be fascinating and also potentially catastrophic

The Internet of Things is going to be inescapable, pervasive, and riddled with more insecurity than a middle schooler’s birthday party, but it’s at least going to be interesting, according to a raft of prominent technologists surveyed...

A lack of IoT security is scaring the heck out of everybody

A lack of IoT security is scaring the heck out of everybody

Enterprises aren’t yet managing the risks posed by the swelling wave of IoT technology very well, according to a study released today by the Ponemon Institute.

A Skunk Works with tractors: Inside John Deere’s IoT-innovation unit

A Skunk Works with tractors: Inside John Deere’s IoT-innovation unit

John Deere’s Intelligent Solutions Group is at the forefront of an IoT-based revolution in agriculture, and the cutting edge of the firm’s aggressive development of technology designed to turn farming from an art into a science.

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