Device Management Platforms, a critical layer as managed IoT devices reach billions

The total number of managed IoT devices will reach 4 billion in 2026. Are we underestimating the sheer size and scale of IoT devices that need to be managed through Device Management Platforms? Sophisticated cyber-attacks, the growing role of IoT in mission-critical processes, securing enterprise infrastructure and the diversity and rapid expansion of connected devices

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What separates success from failure? Insight report reveals why only 12% of IoT projects are fully successful

74% of companies consider their IoT projects to be unsuccessful and only 12% of IoT projects are seen as fully successful. Where are things going wrong? An in-depth study conducted by leading analysts, Beecham Research, sought to understand Why IoT Projects Fail and what to do about it. This insight report reveals the key findings

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Why 0G is the network of the future for smart cities

According to a recent report, 71% of Internet of Things (IoT) adopters in the public sector reported cost savings, and 70% said IoT solutions had improved their visibility into organsational operations. From sanitation to safety, says Jeremy Prince, president of Sigfox USA, IoT applications allow for better insight into how and where municipal resources should

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Why enterprises are choosing eSIM for simple and flexible global IoT connectivity

The pace of cellular connections is poised to accelerate radically as 5G and massive IoT become mainstream when the number of connections is expected to exceed 10 billion by 2030. This era will see smart cities, logistics and advanced automotive applications become routine and the sheer volume of connections means today’s approaches to connecting devices

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Can cellular technology become the basis for Industrial IoT?

Cellular connectivity will build a role across the three domains of industrial IoT. Cellular networks have had limited success in addressing the needs of the industrial sector. While they have been relatively successful in supporting wide-area use cases such as fleet management and asset-tracking they have not penetrated the in-building or campus domains. The telecoms

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eSIM, private networks and IoT are driving Automotive OEMs towards digital transformation

The automotive industry is undergoing massive transformation, from disruptive business models to a lingering wish list of connectivity demands, the future looks bright, albeit challenging. One solution to the connectivity hurdle could be electronic Subscriber Identity Modules (eSIMs). In an exclusive interview with Damien Stephens, the associate vice president, mobility and IoT at Tata Communications,

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IoT Now Guide to Digital Transformation

IoT Now Magazine (ISSN 2397-2793) explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing service providers across this sector. Our exclusive interviews pass on the key lessons learned by industry leaders in next gen Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) services. In this issue: In this issue: TALKING HEADS: Bernd Gross, the CTO of Software AG, shares his vision

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Guide to Edge Computing: The next frontier for Telecoms Service Providers

The global edge computing market is expected to reach $6.72 billion by 2022. The dependence on cloud, the reliance on internet connectivity and the enormous growth and potential of the IoT are some of the key factors driving Telecoms towards the edge. Edge computing and Telecom’s position as a key player in this emerging architecture

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Ensuring connectivity when going global

With many more ‘things’ being connected as part of the IoT, one of the most critical obstacles facing enterprises is ensuring ‘always on’ connectivity for their devices. In the case of service providers and device OEMs, who may have global operations and where being connected is closely related to the service they offer – no

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Where are the missing 41 billion IoT devices?

Cisco predicted that 50 billion devices would be connected by 2020 and, despite the enthusiasm for IoT, we are still massively short of this with current estimates at around 9 billion. Research indicates that this is primarily due to IoT projects being more challenging than anticipated, with 60% of organisations saying they underestimated the complexity

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The key factors transport companies should consider before launching IoT applications

IoT in Transport is nothing new, in fact, the transport sector was one of the earliest adopters to IoT connectivity and today, innovation in IoT transport applications is accelerating. The drivers behind this growth are the transport companies themselves and their persistence for further cost efficiencies and a dogged determination to maintain their competitive advantage.

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Selecting the best fit eSim solution for your IoT requirement

Up to now, IoT has always had to use standard plastic SIMs, but eSIM is changing all that with the potential for increased openness and flexibility. The original SIM card – the plastic card inserted into your mobile phone to determine which network operator (MNO) your phone is assigned to – has essentially not changed

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The Internet of buildings

Do you talk to your home? And more importantly, does it listen? Just a decade ago, these questions would have seemed absurd. Today, they reflect reality in millions of households around the world, as the Internet of Things expands into – and enables – a new generation of smart, connected buildings.

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Get wise to IoT sales process automation to optimise customer experience and win

No serious business of any size underestimates their most important assets: customers. And most players, whether table-top entrepreneurs or international corporations, understand the role that effective data management plays in success.

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Will whole-home systems dominate point solutions as the market matures?

From smart lights and home security systems to connected toasters. Smart homes and home automation are ambiguous terms used in reference to a wide range of solutions for controlling, monitoring and automating functions in the home, writes Martin Bäckman, an IoT analyst at Berg Insight. Smart home systems can be divided into point solutions and

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3 safety measures for motors

Motors are the largest consumer of electrical energy in heavy industry, devouring more than 90% of available power supply. They are the foundation of all industrial processes and directly impact electrical distribution and equipment which is why their design and optimisation is critical to everyone involved in the industrial sector, from end-users and design engineers

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