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IoT roundup: VMware, Nokia beef up their IoT

A powerful IoT networking technology used by the major carriers continues to gain ground, Congress makes noise about training for federal workers, and a prominent researcher warns of trouble ahead.

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Gartner: 10 infrastructure trends you need to know

Gartner’s look at the top infrastructure and operational trends reflect offshoots of technologies – such as cloud computing, automation and networking advances the company’s analysts have talked about many times before.

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Cisco pushes 5G to hasten industrial IoT

Cisco says it expects rapid future development of 5G mobile technology will be a boon for industrial IoT use cases

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9 hot micro-data-center startups to watch

Startups focused on micro data centers could fill a void created by growing demand to process IoT data closer to the network edge.

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How the oil and gas industry exploits IoT

The energy industry has embraced IoT technology in its operations, from monitoring well production to predicting when its gear will need maintenance.

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Can microsegmentation help IoT security?

Deploying microsegmentation as part of a broad IoT security strategy can enable more granular control of network systems and better isolation if a security flaw is exploited.

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IoT roundup: Security holes abound, GE Digital makes noise and more

This week, we look at IoT security holes -- both usual and unusual -- an IIoT player makes a move, and mergers and partnerships worth noting.

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Enterprises tap edge computing for IoT analytics

IoT deployments are fueling investments in edge computing infrastructure, including edge gateways and hyperconverged infrastructure.

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How a simpler mmWave architecture can connect IoT

Upcoming 5G millimeter wave frequencies are being bandied as a good, solid network for IoT. But some say they may be too elaborate. A stripped-down version of millimeter wave technology may be the solution.

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The 10 most powerful companies in IoT

The internet of things is a dynamic area encompassing a wide range of technologies where the power could shift at any time. Here is our snapshot of the 10 most powerful IoT companies now.

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Most enterprise networks can't handle big data loads

As more data moves through the network, efforts to keep up are lagging due to leadership and technology issues.

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Shining light on dark data, shadow IT and shadow IoT

What's lurking in the shadows of YOUR organization? What you don't know can hurt you. Insider Pro columnist Mike Elgan looks at how your business is at risk and offers six steps to minimize it.

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To secure industrial IoT, use segmentation instead of firewalls

Firewalls have been the de facto standard for securing internal devices, but the industrial internet of things (IIoT) will change that. Segmentation is the better option in those scenarios.

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HPE's vision for the intelligent edge

HPE plans to incorporate segmentation, artificial intelligence and automation into its wired and wireless gear in order to deal with the increased network challenges imposed by IoT and SD-WAN.

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Q&A: HPE's networking chief opens up about intelligent edge, Cisco and micro data centers

HPE’s Keerti Melkote talks about networking challenges at the edge, network-based security, micro data centers and his company's strategies as he negotiates one of the most technologically and competitively challenging markets.

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6 years of tech evolution, revolution and radical change

In his farewell TechWatch post, Fredric Paul looks back at how technology has changed in the six years he’s been writing for Network World—and what to expect over the next six years.

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IoT security essentials: Physical, network, software

Internet of things devices present unique security problems due to being spread out, exposed to physical attacks and often lacking processor power.

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Intel's new 10nm Agilex FPGA will help customers develop IoT, 5G solutions

Intel started shipping its 10nm Agilex FPGAs to early-access customers. It features a high-speed interconnect for IoT and networking use cases.

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Bluetooth finds a role in the industrial internet of things

Market awareness and penetration, plus new technological advancements, are making Bluetooth—yes, Bluetooth—a key networking technology for the IIoT.

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Rating IoT devices to gauge their impact on your network

With the wide range of internet of things devices being connected to business networks, there’s no cookie-cutter solution to building networks to support them, but assessing their needs can help.

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