Shadow IT: Gaining control of a parallel universe

For network managers, merely the thought of unknown or even partly unknown IT infrastructures on a network can be enough to send a shiver down the spine. In shadow IT networks, complex infrastructures can develop from everyday practice, without the approval or knowledge of the IT department.

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Securing the IoT from the network layer to the application layer

Security in the Internet of Things (IoT) has become a critical requirement, with recent legislation mandating ‘reasonable security features.’ It is very clear that the cost of implementing security within the IoT is necessary, and far outweighs the cost of not doing so.

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Enterprise mindsets need to transform for the truly connected world

SPONSORED INTERVIEW Bernd Gross is the chief technology officer of Software AG, having joined the company following its acquisition of Cumulocity, which he founded in 2012 as part of a management buy-out from Nokia Siemens Network. With 25 years of international experience in the IT industry and in management positions, including in the UK, Finland

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Breaking tradition: Why collaborative solutions trump siloed working

Technology experts are increasingly working together to solve customer problems, Here Rob Lamb, client principal and CTO Officer at Dell Technologies,

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Why do IoT projects fail?

There was a time when the fact that large IT projects went way over budget and were delivered well past the delivery date wasn’t particularly unusual; it was almost par for the course. So why should the Internet of Things (IoT), which encompasses computing and communications technologies be any different, asks freelance technology writer, Bob

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How is the Internet of Things making our offices more productive?

When most of us are spending approximately 10 hours at work, every day, offices ought to be our second homes. Irrespective of what organisation you work for, every office is getting smart so that the second home feels equally comfortable and secure, says Yash Mehta, an IoT and Big Data Science specialist.

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IoT hackers will be welcomed with a warm deception: It’s crazy simple!

At the time of writing, Iran threatens to be thoroughly hacked off with us. Are we really on the brink of World War Three, asks freelance technology writer, Nick Booth? Remember the new combat will feature cyber conflict – it’ll be WW IoT.

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Why 2020 will bring a change of heart around eSIM

In 2020, consumer electronics device manufacturers will continue to push eSIM technology to a much broader range of devices. Here’s what it is about this revolutionary technology that will force connectivity providers to wake up and act. Yuval Mayron, general manager of IoT, amdocs:next reports.

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Making IoT pay: How to build a profitable IoT business model

The rapid growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) will continue into 2020 and beyond. We have now reached the point of no return, says Ian Marsden, founder and CTO of Eseye. The world relies heavily on connected devices and continued innovation in the fields of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and voice-controlled devices is

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How to achieve smooth and effective device onboarding through a mobile application

The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the network of things that are embedded with sensors, software, and other technologies for the purpose of connecting and exchanging data with other devices and systems over the internet. To access any IoT device, it should be on-boarded so that it becomes a part of the IoT ecosystem.

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Are IoT and cloud computing the future of data?

With an estimated 29 billion connected devices expected to be in operation by 2022 – and over 75 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices anticipated to be in use by 2025 worldwide – the Internet of Things is a major consideration for forward-thinking enterprises.

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We’re the go-to-guys for IoT customers who need simple and reliable connectivity for their solutions

SPONSORED INTERVIEW: Bruno Jacobfeuerborn is chairman of the supervisory board of 1NCE, the provider of simplified flat rate connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Fail to prepare, prepare to fail

Benjamin Franklin enjoyed this old proverb: “A little neglect may breed mischief. For want of a nail, the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe the horse was lost, and for want of a horse the rider was lost.”

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5,4,3,2,1 – It’s blast off for the evolving enterprise

As 5G arrives, we’re in the midst of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, surfing the third wave of digitalisation, becoming acquainted with digital twins and expecting unified experiences across platforms and networks, writes George Malim

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IoT security: What we can learn from recent threats

The Internet of Things (IoT) promises more flexibility and functionality for enterprises than ever before. More connected devices hold the promise of helping enterprises streamline supply chain operations, increase efficiencies and reduce costs within existing processes, enhance product and service quality, and even create new products and services for customers.

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Smart home connectivity: 3 steps to overcome major obstacles

Connected appliances, or sometimes referred to as ‘white goods’, have quickly grown to become the fourth largest category of smart devices, and they’re expected to dominate the smart home market in just two short years.

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