Dean Hamilton is an engineer, serial entrepreneur and technology executive with over 30 years of innovation experience. As Director of Engineering for NetExpress, Dean pioneered packet switching and routing hardware and software technologies (such as x.25, Frame Relay and ATM). As co-founder and CEO of CoSine Communications, a first-of-its-kind virtual network computing platform, Dean led the company through its successful IPO. At Cosine, Dean pioneered the technologies and business strategies associated with network-based computing services (now known as Cloud Computing) and network virtualization. Dean has also led successful technology innovation efforts in the areas of next-generation networking, cloud orchestration, machine-to-machine communications, internet of things and enterprise network security, in both large public companies and venture-backed startups.
Dean is currently General Manager of the Service Enablement Business Unit of Accelerite.
The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Dean Hamilton and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.
Given the massive scope and breadth of IoT-based infrastructures, organizations will need to bring their security programs to a whole new level to reap the benefits of the IoT.
In the rush to connect every possible thing to powerful insight-generating capabilities in the cloud, Organizations should not fail to carefully evaluate and secure every component of the IoT ecosystem.
As enterprises delve more deeply into IoT, there will be a growing need for an operational intelligence-oriented data analyst as many IoT use-cases demand near real-time operational insight.
The potential for the use of digital twins is seemingly limitless. Companies can achieve better insights on product performance, improve customer service and make better operational and strategic decisions.
Before launching an Internet of Things (IoT) initiative, organizations need a comprehensive strategy with the three critical factors that determine long-term success.
The need for increased business agility and accessibility are driving the market.