Maximising the value of IoT data

Many technology commentators have talked about data as the ‘new oil.’ In the wake of fallout from the current epidemic, data might also come to be viewed as a utility – like electricity, water and broadband; a vital resource essential to shaping, supporting, securing and optimising, all life.

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Schieler joins Fibocom joint venture company Rolling Wireless as CEO

Fibocom, a global provider of IoT (Internet of Things) wireless solutions and wireless communication modules, reports that Dan Schieler has been appointed to the position of chief executive officer of Rolling Wireless Technology Co., Ltd. This is a joint venture company invested by Fibocom and three other professional investment institutions.

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Survey shows limitations of trad IT infrastructure with remote workforces

Conducted in June of this year, a survey of IT executives exposes the biggest challenges enterprises face in transforming their on-premises application storage environments. The survey also finds that these have been exacerbated during the COVID-19 era.

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Software AG and Cotham Technologies partner to boost mobile app development for IoT

Software AG and Cotham Technologies have partnered to make native mobile app development for the Internet of Things (IoT) quicker and more cost-effective for any business. Customers of this partnership will cut mobile app development time by up to 90% and costs by up to 70%, thanks to a unique no-code platform approach. The speed

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The ETSI IoT standard: are regulators doing enough to protect IoT devices?

The announcement of a new standard for Internet of Things (IoT) security by the ETSI technical committee in June 2020 was very much welcome in the infosec industry. ETSI EN 303 645 puts in place a security baseline for internet-connected products, and lays out 13 provisions outlining the steps manufacturers can take to secure devices and ensure

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Optimum device management is key to successful IoT deployment

Excellent device management is critical to any Internet of Things (IoT) deployment, says Josh Taubenheim, IoT analyst at the US-based IoT test and research organisation, MachNation. Here he describes the four requirements to consider when choosing an IoT device management vendor.

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Tech experts join JT board

A former Royal Navy commander and a director of the UK’s property groups have been appointed as non-executive directors of JT.

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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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Global citizens face ‘digital frustration’ and want cities to get smarter

Today’s city living is falling short of citizens’ increased expectations in the digital age. This is according to a new report from the Capgemini Research Institute. It explored responses from 10,000 citizens and over 300 city officials across 10 countries and 58 cities.

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The tipping point for SaaS in product development: Part 1

Software as a Service (SaaS) adoption has reached a tipping point in the product lifecycle management (PLM) and computer aided design (CAD) markets. Here, Will Hastings, research analyst manager at PTC talks about the way forward.

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eSIM technology: A silent revolution

The GSMA and Mobile World Live’s ‘Moving to a Future Software World’ Week, which was held from 13th to 17th July represented a fantastic opportunity to discuss eSIM moving from a physical SIM card to a digital eSIM download.

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Things On Net reinforces its business strength, penetrating IoT market

Things on Net Co. Ltd (TON), a trusted IoT solutions provider with communications technology, has pointed to Big Data-IoT is the key to shaping the post-pandemic “New Normal” as businesses and industries recover.

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Amdocs buys Openet for $180mn to speed CSP cloud transitions and differentiate in 5G

Amdocs, has agreed to acquire Openet, an Ireland-based international provider of 5G charging, policy and cloud technologies. Together, the two companies aim to bring Openet’s open and network-centric technologies to Amdocs’ 350+ service provider customers worldwide, helping them to succeed in the wave of 5G advancements around cloud, edge compute, IoT and new customer experiences.

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Farmbot inks IoT deal with Inmarsat, Pivotel to enable water management for Australian farmers

Inmarsat, a specialist in global, mobile satellite communications, has entered into an agreement to ensure that farmers anywhere in Australia can use Farmbot’s new solutions to remotely monitor water tanks, dams and reservoirs and activate pumps and other machinery in real-time, as and when required.

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COVID-19 has sped up digital transformation by 5.3 years, says study

A global survey measuring the impact and outlook of the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses’ digital engagement strategies says the pandemic has significantly accelerated transformations. This is according to a study by cloud communications platform, Twilio.

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IIoT smart distancing solution helps staff return to work safely

Software AG has launched an industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) smart social distancing solution to help companies around the world ensure their employees return safely to work.

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