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Industry 4.0 / Industrial IoT / Smart Factory / robotics / automation

Bringing IoT to old-school industries without disruption is challenging

Most industries that are moving to modern IoT are faced with integrating the new technology with their older gear, making for a complex transition, but the technical side of the process is getting simpler by the day.

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10 hot quantum-computing startups to watch

Well-funded young companies are tackling hardware, software, algorithms, security, analytics and more as they work to make quantum computing a reality in enterprises.

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Dell CTO talks modern data centers, the edge, and digital disruption

The data center isn't disappearing. Instead, it is being repurposed and some of its tasks are moving to the edge, says Dell CTO Robert Hormuth.

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Software-defined connectivity planned for colocation data centers

Stateless is working on a new architecture to bring software-defined networking to colocation data centers that are constrained by physical cross-connects.

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SD-WAN creates new security challenges

Security is one of the top concerns of organizations deploying an SD-WAN. Fortinet’s John Maddison explains what the SD-WAN security challenges are and how to address them.

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What programming languages rule the Internet of Things?

Does the IoT run on the same programming languages that drive the rest of the technology world? Yes, mostly.

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Visibility plays critical role in a successful SD-WAN deployment

LiveAction’s president and CEO, Brooks Borcherding, explains how network visibility can overcome some of the challenges associated with migrating to an SD-WAN.

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Dell EMC committed to networking, shares product and partnership plans

Tom Burns, senior VP and GM of Dell EMC Networking and Solutions, sheds some light on the company's diverse and broad networking portfolio.

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Sigfox president on building a one-stop shop for IoT cloud communications

Sigfox USA President Christian Olivier talks IoT device service strategy and how the company will continue to push its low-power IoT network across the U.S.

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Red Hat underpins the growing importance of Linux and open source

Red Hat's new vice president and general manager of its RHEL Business Unit, Stefanie Chiras, enthusiastically embraces the growing importance of Linux.

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Juniper CEO Rahim talks network, security and multicloud trends

Juniper CEO Rami Rahim discusses plans for the networking vendor, including his goal to position Juniper more strongly against chief competitors Cisco, Arista, HPE, and Huawei.

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Forget 'smart homes,' the new goal is 'autonomous buildings'

Internet of Things (IoT) platform vendor Igor dreams of buildings that automatically adapt their behavior to the preferences of every occupant.

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Georgia Tech research: Smart building and IoT technology are highly fragmented

To deliver the full potential of smart cities, standards bodies, corporations and governments must cooperate, Georgia Tech study finds. The problem: lack of systems standards.

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Wi-Fi analytics get real

IT pros talk about the benefits they reap from the Wi-Fi analytics tools they’ve installed in their production networks and the benefits they hope for as these platforms evolve.

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Pure Storage CEO on all-flash data centers and the cloud

CEO Charlie Giancarlo discusses how data-centric storage can boost application performance and how Pure Storage's subscription agreements promise infrastructure upgrades without downtime.

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What is Nmap? Why you need this network mapper

While there are many monitoring tools available to network administrators for port scanning and network mapping, Nmap is the de facto standard. Here's why.

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Q&A: Jeff Wilbur of the Online Trust Alliance on why enterprise IoT security is a lot like BYOD

Enterprise IT departments are seeing odd echoes of the problems they faced during the early BYOD era in the entrance of IoT technology into the enterprise, where one of the principal threats is the use of consumer-grade (read:...

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How edge networking and IoT will reshape data centers

With edge computing to process a surge in data produced by the internet of things, the function of enterprise data centers will shift to handling long-term data aggregation and analysis.

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Q&A: Bill Hoffman of the Industrial Internet Consortium talks AI, IoT and more

The Industrial Internet Consortium has become a major player in the world of IoT. Learn what the group's president, Bill Hoffman, thinks about IoT and the role automation and AI play in this space.

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Strange and scary IoT hacks

The Internet of Things has provided a worldwide digital playground for hackers, pranksters and those who would thwart them and here are 9 of the most unnerving.

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