As IoT fragments, CMP needs to handle all the demands on a global scale

SPONSORED INTERVIEW Helmut Lehner is the founder and chief executive of MAVOCO. The company provides an advanced connectivity management platform (CMP) software that manages IoT and machine connectivity demands across industries, geographies and technologies. Here, he tells George Malim about the new demands being placed on CMPs by vertical industry requirements, performance criteria, costs and

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eSIM is all about business growth and digital experience

SPONSORED INTERVIEW Yuval Mayron is general manager for Internet of Things (IoT) at Amdocs and has worked extensively to create the company’s comprehensive eSIM offerings. He explains to George Malim how exploiting the full benefits and opportunities of eSIM necessitates a holistic approach that brings together the technical solution, with the device makers, network operators,

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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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Alibaba expects security, performance and compatibility will drive growth of Bluetooth mesh for smart home ecosystem

Ru Yi, general manager of Alibaba A.I. Labs Smart Device Department, talks to Jeremy Cowan, editorial director & publisher of IoT Now about the future of smart homes.

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IoT demands an open, modular and scalable platform to manage 80 billion IoT devices

Romil Bahl is the chief executive of KORE, the global, independent Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider. He joined the company in 2017 to build on the company’s seven million global connections, which have grown to 11 million in less than two years, and to drive its growth as IoT itself continues to mature. Here,

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What is the future of connectivity? And how do we think like attackers?

IoT Now’s editorial director quizzes Manfred Kube, head of IoT Products at Thales Analytics & IoT Solutions, about how connectivity is evolving in the Internet of Things and how we can secure our IoT devices.

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C-suite meeting in Chicago in November to debate the future of connected insurance

Ahead of the Connected Insurance USA 2019 event, Jeremy Snyder, chief operating officer at Avinew tells IoT Now’s Jeremy Cowan how IoT is having a positive impact on the insurance industry – and what’s holding things back.

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IoT data must be monetised effectively for potential to become reality

Revenue generation and management have always been important objectives for the telecommunications industry. With the advent of IoT, these objectives have become even more relevant, considering that the large amount of data produced by IoT deployments is a strong source of new revenue opportunities. Saverio Romeo, a strategic advisor at IoT Analytics, spoke to Akil

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Security of devices becomes a prime concern and needs to be addressed at the design stage

Billions of connected devices have caused participants in the Internet of Things (IoT) to reassess their approach to security. Jim Douglas, the chief executive officer of Wind River, tells Robin Duke-Woolley, the chief executive of Beecham Research, that developers of IoT applications and devices recognise they can no longer rely on patchwork approaches and instead

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Why IT and OT integration and IoT edge processing are paving the way for AI

Information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) have been coming together in IoT for several years now. Robin Duke-Woolley, the chief executive of Beecham Research interviewed Roberto Siagri, the chief executive of Eurotech, to explore the advantages of this and assess what progress has been made in integrating the two technologies.

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Interoperable and open networks build the IoT ecosystem at minimal cost

Lawrence Latham is the chief executive of Everynet, the provider of wholesale LoRaWAN networks for IoT. The company is building out national networks across the globe with the aim of providing robust nationwide capacity to wholesale customers at a cost that stimulates trial of new IoT use cases. Here, he tells IoT Now managing editor

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Verizon tells IoT Now how it plans to roll out the PenLight smart grid in Washington State

As we reported earlier this month, Verizon has been chosen to update Washington State’s Peninsula Light Company (PenLight) power distribution system with Verizon’s Grid Wide Utility Services Intelligent Energy platform. Electricity meters equipped with Verizon cellular connectivity will replace end-of-life meters in the homes and businesses of more than 33,000 PenLight members.

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Sierra Wireless goes up an Octave for end device monitoring

As IoT matures, organisations are looking for a set of capabilities and microservices that encompass their cloud and connectivity needs from installation, through to device management, monitoring and location based services. They are increasingly looking for these functionalities packaged together and offered for a monthly rental fee, thereby simplifying management, enabling transparent cost control and

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Accurate monitoring means more effective management of IoT infrastructure

Network monitoring specialist Paessler AG, based in Nuremberg, Germany, and IoT services and low power wide area network (LPWAN) connectivity provider Sigfox, based in Labege, France, announced a partnership agreement in October 2018. The agreement includes the delivery of Paessler’s PRTG Network Monitor for IoT solutions that will enable monitoring data from Sigfox-enabled IT infrastructure

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Is AWS about to disrupt the IoT connectivity market cloud-style?

In an exclusive interview with IoT Now, Eseye’s chairman and CEO, Nick Earle and marketing director, David Thompson reveal their plans with their partner, hypercloud company Amazon Web Services (AWS). The plan? Nothing less than turning Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity services on their head. Editorial director, Jeremy Cowan reports.

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CEO tells IoT Now why Hansen Tech is buying Sigma for £89.4mn

In a cash-only deal announced today, Hansen Technologies, based in Australia, is to acquire Canada’s Sigma Systems for CAN$157 million. The deal took market watchers by surprise and in an exclusive interview with IoT Now, Tim Spencer, CEO of Sigma describes what led to the deal. 

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