Internet of Things

Internet of Things news, trend analysis and opinion

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You’re probably doing your IIoT implementation wrong

When designing networks and deploying gear for the Industrial Internet of Things, it's important to bring in members of operational technology teams to make sure business goals are met.

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For IoT, alternative location services are better than GPS

Sensor-to-sensor and other alternative location-awareness services will consume less power and will be faster and cheaper than traditional GPS services.

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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?

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Winning together in the co-economy: a new mindset for the 21st century

By embracing the co-economy, your organization’s processes and culture around co-development will change.

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REVIEW: 6 enterprise-scale IoT platforms

Here are the building blocks of successful enterprise internet of things deployment, plus details about AWS IoT and IoT 1-Click, Cisco Jasper, Azure IoT, IBM Watson IoT and Google Cloud IoT Core.

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Compelling ways the C-level can leverage the IoT

The C-level is rapidly getting their hands on IoT data. What they are doing with it might surprise you.

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4 criteria enterprises use to pick best-in-class IoT device management

When bedazzled by IoT data management and analytics tools, don’t make the mistake of overlooking the importance and complexities of IoT device management.

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Blockchain, service-centric networking key to IoT success

IoT needs monetization, security, and a strong edge network. Researchers say they have the solution — Blockcloud — blockchain along with a service name addressing system.

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Building IoT-ready networks must become a priority

IoT is here and expected to grow immensely. Organizations must plan now for how to accommodate it and build IoT-ready networks, says Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise’s Heitor Faroni.

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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

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Soil to sale, ranch to register: IoT connects producers, distributors, retailers and consumers

The Internet of Things (IoT), everyone’s talking about it. And there is no question that, today, all the technology needed for the transformation of businesses – from the most industrially focused to the most consumer-facing...

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AI boosts data-center availability, efficiency

Today’s hybrid data-center environments often span on-premise data centers, cloud, and edge computing deployments, and enterprises are finding a traditional approach to managing data centers isn’t optimal. With artificial intelligence...

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Access management is critical to IoT success

With Aerohive's secure access management solution, A3, administrators can manage the lifecycle of all devices, including IoT devices, on the network.

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Magnetic smart fabrics will store data in clothes

University of Washington researchers have found a new use for conductive thread that could allow you to store data in clothing.

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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

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The Enterprise of Thing's troubling lack of security

Enterprise deployment of IoT devices brings a unique requirement to enterprise security that is distinct from normal end points and data centers. Here are three strategies to address it.

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How we chose 10 hot IoT startups to watch

Innovation, market fit, founders and funding all helped us winnow down the initial 79 contenders for our list to the final 10 hot IoT startups.

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10 Hot IoT startups to watch

With 20 billion internet of things devices online by 2020, the challenges and rewards are great for the top 10 startups hoping to capitalize on connected devices.

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IoT sensors, advanced ESRI mapping and Alexa warn residents of impending floods

Global warming and floods are an increasing threat to coastal communities. StormSense is an innovative project in Virginia that warns residents of impending floods using IoT sensors, advanced mapping and Alexa.

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Getting grounded in IoT networking and security

A guide to the basics enterprises need to know about the internet of things.

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