Handy AV appoints Oram as CTO

Handy AV has appointed Ben Oram as its chief technology officer (CTO). Handy AV is welcoming him to the team to develop and drive innovation for their cloud-based Blue River platform and range of digital retail products.

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Network visibility now top concern for NetOps and SecOps as remote work surges

VIAVI Solutions’ 13th annual State of the Network global study of enterprise networking and security challenges, released today, shows that IT teams critically require better visibility into the network.

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Digital Insurance: 5 digital trends shaping the insurance industry

At this point in history, the digital revolution has turned nearly every industry upside-down in one way or another. The disruptions are clearly visible in industries like retail, where the rise of eCommerce has changed everything, and in media, where nearly every outlet has been challenged and disrupted by digitisation, says Mark Broadly, a Journalism

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COVID-19: What healthcare IoT cyber security learned from the first wave

Healthcare organisations, like hospitals and medical research institutions, have been hit hard by the COVID pandemic and cyber criminals have, unfortunately, taken advantage of the situation. Cynerio CEO, Leon Lerman reports that attacks have risen by 300% since the pandemic started.

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Spike in use of cloud-based security to protect corporate data

A new survey of UK security practitioners by Exabeam shows a marked increase in the adoption of cloud-based security tools compared to an earlier study carried out in March prior to the COVID-19 lockdown. The latest data shows 88% of recent respondents said the accelerated move to the cloud was driven by the need to

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Telcos must be cautiously aggressive to ‘Roar out of Recession’

As we approach four months since essentially the entire world went on lockdown, telcos have gone through a very mixed experience.

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Education, eldercare and COVID prevention to benefit from open platform robot

Lantronix Inc., a global provider of intelligent edge and secure data management solutions for the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), has teamed with Misty Robotics, to create Misty II.

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Exploring IoT’s top five challenges through the 5 Cs – Part 1

IoT deployment is happening rapidly. According to IoT Analytics, the number of connected devices in 2019 is expected to surpass initial forecasts by 14% to reach 9.5 billion. The three main drivers are explosive growth of consumer devices, much stronger than expected cellular IoT/M2M connections, and strong device connectivity growth in China due to government

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5G importance declines, security climbs as execs react to COVID-19

There are three broad stages to recovery from the kind of crisis we are experiencing now: survival, adaptation and recovery.

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Broadband Forum unveils self-certification program to boost connected homes

Broadband Forum has launched its User Services Platform (USP) Agent Certification Program. It aims to provide assurance and confidence for service providers and consumer electronics companies looking to generate new revenues from Internet of Things (IoT) services, cloud-based business models, and Wi-Fi and security management.

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ThinkIoT solutions aim to simplify preparation for workers’ return

Lenovo has launched new Internet of Things (IoT) solutions called ThinkIoT Back to Work, for businesses returning to work after the coronavirus pandemic.

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Connecterra wins record funding as COVID shows food supply weakness

Breed Reply, a European investor in early-stage Internet of Things (IoT) businesses, has increased its investment in Dutch agritech company, Connecterra. As part of its Series B funding round, Connecterra has secured €7.8 million from existing investors, Breed Reply and Sistema, alongside new investors including AgTech specialists ADM Capital, French food safety enterprise Kersia Group

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Verizon partners with Digital Catapult to create 5G immersive accelerator

Verizon has joined forces with Digital Catapult, the UK-based advanced digital technology innovation centre, to launch an immersive accelerator programme to develop innovative 5G solutions for enterprises.

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CoreKinect and Benchmark partner to provide scalable, secure, purpose-built IoT hardware

Benchmark Electronics, Inc, a global provider of engineering, design, and manufacturing services, and CoreKinect, a specialist in scalable hardware design, have partnered to enable customers across the Internet of Things (IoT) landscape to design, engineer, and manufacture products in the USA.

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Nawa ultracapacitor integration aims to cut IoT device costs, boost efficiency

NAWA Technologies’ new ultracapacitors will, says the company, revolutionise the growing global market for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, offering huge benefits in operational lifetime, cost, efficiency, safety and environmental impact. 

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Digital transformation and UN sustainability goals linked in new whitepaper by IIC and IoT Alliance Australia

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) and IoT Alliance Australia (IoTAA), have jointly published the How Digital Transformation and IoT Can Contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals White Paper.

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