SAP announces first co-innovation customers, partners in blockchain initiative for IoT

SAP SE announced the initial companies participating in its blockchain co-innovation initiative and plans to make the digital ledger system an integrated part of Internet of Things (IoT), manufacturing and digital supply chain solutions using the SAP Cloud Platform Blockchain service.

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Arviem launches real time container monitoring and tracking service for shipments

Arviem AG announced the launch of its new real-time container monitoring and tracking service developed for monitoring the location and condition of rail freight shipments on the New Silk Road.

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How should you monitor, service, update and finally decommission the army of IoT devices you deploy?

Step One is relatively easy; you agree to reap the benefits of an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) deployment. Step Two is harder; how do you deploy and manage a fog, cloud or hybrid compute approach? How do you support the thousands of sensors and actuators that need to be installed? And how do you

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U.S. Cellular teams up with Nokia to provide self-service IoT device management portal to business customers

To enhance the wireless experience for business customers, U.S. Cellular has introduced “ConnectHQ,” a self-service portal that allows customers to manage connectivity to all of their wireless data devices in a centralised dashboard.

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We need an effective packet core in IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) is being hailed as the next big thing in the tech world. The way in which we live our day-to-day lives will change forever when all of our products and devices become ‘connected’ – that’s if we’re led to believe everything we see and hear.

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ForeScout and CyberArk partner to dynamically secure devices across the attack surface

ForeScout Technologies, Inc., a provider of Internet of Things (IoT) security company, and CyberArk , the company that protects organisations from cyber attacks that have made their way inside the network perimeter, announced a new partnership and joint solution.

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CommScope opens new advanced technology centre in Belgium

CommScope, a provider in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, has opened a new advanced manufacturing technology centre at its Kessel Lo, Belgium site.

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The IoT cybersecurity improvement act: What does it mean, and how do we get ready for it?

Security concerns have been dominating news about IoT as of late, and with good reason. A recent survey shows that nearly half of U.S. firms using an IoT network have been hit by a security breach.

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Enabling the Internet-of-Everything with intelligent data distribution

When I speak with customers, a common goal is to achieve reliable, efficient, and scalable real-time distribution of data among people, devices, sensors, and machines – what I like to call the Internet of “Everything” (IoE).

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IoT: The cure for rising healthcare costs?

The rising costs of healthcare continues to dominate the headlines. In recent years, health insurance premiums have increased at a rate higher than annual income, according to recent reports.

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AT&T launches LTE-M pilots in Mexico for Internet of Things

AT&T is deploying LTE-M technology across our network in Mexico. We completed LTE-M pilots in Tijuana and Puebla, Mexico in the third quarter.

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Blockchain system ‘successfully deployed’ to improve logistics connectivity, efficiency and security

A new pilot program from Marine Transport International (MTI) is said to have shown that the logistics industry can improve its connectivity, efficiency and security with blockchain. MTI and Agility Sciences today released a whitepaper detailing the deployment of their Container Streams system in a supply chain environment.

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US senators planning bill to ‘secure’ the Internet of Things but users are a weak link, say experts

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators plans to introduce legislation on Tuesday aiming to address vulnerabilities in internet of things (IoT) devices, according to a report from Reuters in San Fransisco. Security experts have long warned that this poses a threat to global cyber security.

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Cisco and Microsoft partner to enable Azure IoT Suite to connect to Cisco Fog deployments

Cisco and Microsoft have announced they are partnering to make it possible for the Microsoft Azure IoT Suite to connect to and interoperate with Cisco Fog deployments.

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How to digitalize effectively for IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) is starting to mature and organisations across many sectors are facing the challenges of scaling up from small, trial deployments and proof of concepts, to mainstream, high volume consumer deployments. The demands of this are very different to those of a limited pilot project. Organisations need technology that enables them

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Dell EMC finally finds its mojo in IoT with edge computing for security, cold chain and transport

INTERVIEW – Prior to Dell’s October 2015 acquisition of EMC in a cash and stock deal worth US$67 billion, the company’s profile in the Internet of Things (IoT) was modest, writes Jeremy Cowan. That’s changing now.

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