Multi-vendor Intent-Based Analytics delivered by Apstra to prevent data centre network outages and gray failures

Apstra® Inc. has launched version 2.1 of AOS® with Intent-Based Analytics™ (IBA). AOS IBA embeds automated big data analytics into its real-time continuous validation capability. This provides the control that companies require as they upgrade their network infrastructures to address their digital transformation and IoT goals.

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Are we really ready to trust in AI?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is dividing the world. Heralding the fourth industrial revolution, is AI a force for good, as predicted by PwC boosting the UK economy by 10% over the coming decade, or is it the beginning of the end for a raft of manual and knowledge workers?

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Field services operations bullish on emerging technologies, finds Red Hat global survey

For many industries, from transportation to utilities, manufacturing and more, field workers are pivotal to the success of business operations, the satisfaction of customers, and the growth of the bottom line.

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Skills shortage in the agritech sector holding back IoT innovation, finds Inmarsat

The potential for Internet of Things (IoT) technology to drive innovation, efficiency, and increased productivity in the agricultural sector is at risk, as agritech businesses must urgently upskill current employees and embark on recruitment drives to ensure they have the capabilities to deliver the technology.

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NCR and PTC join forces to create total premise service offer

NCR Corporation, a global provider in omni-channel solutions, and PTC announced that they have joined forces to create a next generation service offering that spans a store’s entire operation.

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Five ways remote access will transform everything from cashpoints to living rooms

As a digital economy breaks down boundaries between industries, supply chains, employees and customers, we will see new remote access technology creating interconnectivity between companies, workers and consumers in 2018. Company support staff will be able to ‘remote in’ to cars and set-top boxes,

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Bonitasoft partners with Amazon AWS to bring enterprise applications to the cloud

Bonitasoft, the open source provider of low-code business process management and digital transformation software, announced that along with the release of v7.6 of its flagship platform Bonita, it has signed a partnership agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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Dynamic Spectrum Alliance announces the publication of new model rules for TV White Space technology

The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) has announced the publication of new model rules for TV White Space (TVWS) technology. The new model rules will provide governments, policy makers and regulators with the tools necessary to

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Natixis chooses guidewire core and digital products to strengthen customer service

Natixis Assurances, the insurance arm of Groupe BPCE, the banking group in France, and Guidewire Software, Inc., a provider of software products to general insurers, announced that Natixis Assurances has selected Guidewire ClaimCenter as its platform for claims management.

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Digital transformation drives strong adoption of Hyper Converged Infrastructure in the UK, NetApp survey shows

NetApp has announced the findings of its study to uncover the true scale of digital disruption. In a survey of 501 UK information technology decision makers from the full spectrum of the enterprise, NetApp found that 82% of businesses are in the midst of digital transformation.

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Avnet introduces IoTconnect software platform and smart connectivity solutions

Avnet, a global technology distributor, announced its IoTConnect cloud-based software platform and a portfolio of smart, market-ready connectivity solutions built around the platform to help organisations jump-start development of IoT-enabled systems and services.

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Huawei OWS Global Developer Contest helps boost operations digitalisation

The finals of the Huawei OWS Developer Contest were recently held in Shenzhen. This competition aims to encourage Huawei services staff to be innovative and develop new Apps based on the Operations Web Services (OWS) platform to support them in their daily operations.

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Fujitsu and Microsoft team up for artificial intelligence

Fujitsu Limited and Microsoft Corporation announced their agreement to collaborate in the field of artificial intelligence to accelerate the transformation of the ways people work in companies. The two companies are entering into this agreement to jointly build new solutions that transform the ways people work.

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The season of voice-based personal assistants

One of the hottest gift ideas this holiday season are virtual assistants specifically those with a voice user interface (VUI).These handy devices are becoming increasingly common in our daily lives since Siri was first introduced in 2011.

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IDC forecasts worldwide spending on digital transformation technologies to reach $1.3tn in 2018

Worldwide spending on digital transformation (DX) technologies (hardware, software, and services) is expected to be nearly $1.3 trillion (€1.09 trillion) in 2018, an increase of 16.8% over the $1.1 trillion (€0.93 trillion) spent in 2017. A new update to the Worldwide Semiannual Digital Transformation Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC)

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A Week in IoT: Never mind Predictions, there’s enough to focus on in the Here and Now

At this time of year every editor is drowning in predictions for the year ahead. To be honest, I prefer more solid information, says Jeremy Cowan. There is so much enterprise restructuring going on that we’re frantically busy with hard facts in the inter-related worlds of security, billing, car charging, and data management.

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