What is a vCIO and why do SMEs need them to thrive?

The pandemic forced many small and medium-sized companies to rethink their business plans and the technologies they use. The hybrid and remote workforce has spawned technology challenges, including cross-team collaboration and vulnerabilities. Additionally, says Gary Pica, founder and president of TruMethods, a Kaseya company, many businesses are now evaluating regulatory issues and boosting cybersecurity measures.

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Truphone enables mass IoT deployments with iSIM collaboration

Truphone has announced that, in collaboration with Sony Semiconductor Israel Ltd., a cellular IoT chipset provider, and Kigen, a global security provider, it has enabled its IoT platform and global connectivity to run on the integrated SIM of Sony’s Altair cellular IoT chipsets, powered by Kigen iSIM OS.

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Totum achieves indoor, direct-to-satellite IoT connection, books 2mn advance orders

Totum, an innovator in satellite connectivity, announced the successful indoor operation of theirdirect-to-satellite IoT connectivity solution. Based on Totum’s groundbreaking wireless technology,which provides unprecedented reach from space, the demonstration showcased bidirectionalcommunication between a fully integrated system-on-a-chip (SoC) and Totum’s low-earth orbit (LEO)satellite.

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Robert Half and AWS re/start aim to address tech talent shortages

Robert Half, one of the specialist recruitment firms, is now collaborating with AWS re/Start to help place graduates into entry-level cloud roles in the UK. AWS re/Start is part of Amazon’s efforts to help 29 million people globally grow their cloud computing skills by 2025.

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How IoT has enabled the monitoring of bees in Chile: an agritech case study

Bees are vital to our planet and our survival. In fact, almost 90% of wild plants, and 75% of global crops need animals to pollinate them which works out to approximately one in every three mouthfuls of our food depending on bees! To add to this, the global market value of honey is predicted to

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AND Technology Research and University of Essex join forces to develop self-powering, battery-less IoT device

Purpose-led technology company, AND Technology Research, is announcing a new partnership with computer scientists from the University of Essex to explore new ways of reducing the amount of power a device needs, while at the same time using energy harvesting techniques to produce truly self-powering devices.

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How can IoT optimise the bearing supply chain?

In 2020, stock management issues were estimated to cost UK manufacturers 66 billion GBP  because of disruption caused by the pandemic. Consequently, the quest to improve efficiency, cut waste and enhance supply chain operations is one that suppliers know all too well. Here Chris Johnson, managing director at miniature bearings specialist SMB Bearings, explains how the Internet of Things

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Guardara uncovers key zero day vulnerability in IoT message broker software

Developer-focused code security specialist Guardara announces it has uncovered a Zero Day Vulnerability in open source software from EMQ, the provider of open source software for IoT devices. The vulnerability, which was uncovered by a non-security expert using Guardara’s powerful testing tool, could have significant implications for connected IoT devices depending on NanoMQ.

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HCL Technologies selects RISE with SAP, deepens strategic partnership with SAP

HCL Technologies has selected RISE with SAP offering to further modernise its enterprise digital landscape. Additionally, as an SAP strategic partner, HCL will be using this experience to help its clients leverage their combined experience in the industry cloud transformation space.

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Spire Global and Myriota partner to re-imagine Internet of Things connectivity

Spire Global, Inc., a global provider of space-based data, analytics, and space services, announced a partnership with Myriota, a rovider of secure, low-cost, and long battery life satellite connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Smart Solutions for green spaces and empty homes brings community improvements in South London

Two pilot projects commencing in South London will use smart IoT technology to review usage of local green spaces in Sutton, while ensuring safety and security for a building set to be demolished in Kingston.

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ETSI launches specification for the 5th generation fixed network, F5G technology landscape

ETSI’s 5th Generation Fixed Network group (F5G ISG) has just released its specification, ETSI GS F5G 003, entitled F5G Technology Landscape. In this specification, the ISG studies the technical requirements, existing standards and gaps for 10 different new use cases, for home, enterprises or industrial needs.

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Building a deep-tech company with a laser focus

Gartner expects that by 2022 more than 50% of enterprise-generated data will be created and processed outside the traditional data centre or cloud. With the explosion of the Internet of Things (IoT), the amount of data devices collect is becoming so vast that it cannot all be stored and monitored in the cloud. This is why

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Spirent and Qascom collaborate to offer commercially available OSNMA simulation tools

Spirent Communications plc, the provider of global navigation satellite system (GNSS) testing and assurance solutions, and Qascom, provider of GNSS security solutions, announced the simulation test solution for the Galileo Open Service Navigation Message Authentication (OSNMA) mechanism.

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Ekinops partners with b-com to develop future access network solutions

Ekinops, a network access and virtualisation specialist, has announced a new research collaboration with the French innovation centre, b-com. The collaboration, which utilises b-com’s private-public partnership model, will see the two organisations work together to develop technologies for private cloud infrastructures with use cases in eHealth, artificial intelligence and telecoms.

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World Economic Forum launches toolbox of solutions to accelerate decarbonisation in cities

With the percentage of people living in cities projected to rise to 68% by 2050, resulting in high energy consumption, greater infrastructure needs and, carbon emissions, cities have a critical role to play in the race to reach net zero. To help address this challenge, the World Economic Forum, is releasing iteration of its Toolbox of Solutions,

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