More than half of firms using network automation to handle skills shortage

The travel time it takes to get engineers on site (42%) and a lack of in house skillset (42%) are the two big challenges organisations face in resolving a network outage quickly. This is according to a recent study commissioned by Opengear, a Digi International company.

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Industrial providers identify cloud as single Important solution to thriving in the new normal

Industrial organisations are opting for Cloud, Digital Twin, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and automation technologies to address the complexities of today’s challenging macro-economic environment. This is according to AVEVA, a global provider in engineering and industrial software.

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Cynet to introduce integrated XDR, MDR and response automation

Cynet announced the future of extended detection and response with the launch of Cynet 360 V4.0. The new generation autonomous breach prevention platform now features XDR, 24/7 Managed Detection & Response (MDR) and full Response Automation, improving cyber threat detection accuracy while reducing the complexity and overhead required for comprehensive defense and mitigation of sophisticated

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Security suite launched for critical IoT device protection

Sequitur Labs has unveiled its new embedded system security with the launch of EmSPARK 2.0, designed to prevent high-value, embedded devices from being compromised.

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Software AG and ifm electronic partner to deliver convenient cloud connectivity for IoT devices

Software AG and the ifm group, an industrial automation provider, have announced a partnership that will focus on cloud-based visualisation and analysis of sensor data from industrial systems and machinery.

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New area of wireless communication in industrial automation

Since the mid-1990s, industrial communication technologies have been increasingly oriented towards mainstream technologies. These mainstream solutions – in part adapted – have been incorporated into the automation tasks of the manufacturing industry. Examples of this include Ethernet and WLAN technology, but also the industrial PC, says Alexander Bufalino, VP marketing, Quectel Wireless Solutions Co.,Ltd.

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Austria’s A1 Digital and BigML support COVID-19 research

A1 Digital, a subsidiary of A1 Telekom Austria Group reports that, together with its strategic partner BigML, it will make machine learning capacity available free of charge to international research institutions.

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IoT & Industry 4.0 Online Conference & Exhibition– June 16th, 2020

In simple terms, the Internet of Things (IoT) covers all devices, ranging from basic sensors to smartphones and wearables, that are connected to the internet and which can ‘talk’ to each other. IoT allows devices to communicate not only within closed silos but across different networks, so creating a more connected IT environment.

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‘Easy, secure, open, scalable’ connection for IoT and building automation avoids VPNs

J2 Innovations, the makers of the FIN Framework, the software platform for building automation and Internet of Things (IoT) applications in buildings and built-environments, has launched the Edge2Cloud product.

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The value of training devices at the network edge with AI

Internet of Things (IoT) vendors often tout the plug-and-play nature of their devices: Just connect it to the network and it starts reporting back the required data, says Yasser Khan, CEO of One Tech, Inc.

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AIoT: The powerful convergence of AI and the IoT

From fictional characters like Joey and Phoebe in Friends to the hamburger & fries combo for foodies, the greatest and most powerful duos have existed throughout the history of mankind. They may have a unique individuality but when clubbed together boom! Together, says Dinesh Soundararajan of Contus, they create an awesome and wonderful impact.

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Don’t believe the Industry 4.0 hype

Talk of Industry 4.0 has been useful in helping businesses understand the value of industrial automation and connectivity. But a lot of it is just hype, and many of the technologies are not being adopted as broadly or effectively as they could be.

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Industrial IoT: Price comparison data preserves margins for small and mid-sized manufacturers

IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) is misunderstood by most small and mid-sized manufacturers who neither have the funding nor the inclination to gather, cull, and use big data. What these organisations need is to preserve thin margins to survive (and hopefully thrive).

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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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Power generation in Russia: IoT predictive analytics saves lives not just profits

In western Europe you may think of security of power supply in terms of keeping the regulator happy and avoiding fines. In the extreme cold of Russia and Kazakhstan says Jeremy Cowan, the focus is on saving lives by avoiding unexpected shutdowns in power generation. 

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Struggling with Digital Transformation? Meet the experts at ‘The Evolving Enterprise’

Experienced executives in many sectors will tell you that today they face their toughest business challenges ever. Even leaders in successful and well-established enterprises are concerned at what the third decade of the millennium holds for them. Lean new competitors are entering the market, they enjoy lower operating expenses and are using disruptive technologies to tear up the rule

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