How to secure the industrial IoT

One of the main challenges in the Industrial IoT (IIoT) is that devices are deployed for long periods of time in environments that cannot be described as classically secure. The access control that is in place for many other types of devices is typically not present in IIoT devices because these end points are exposed

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IoT: Only the best laid plans will succeed

With interest in IoT reaching fever pitch, much attention and thought is being focussed on the benefits of having hundreds and thousands, if not millions of connected devices across the world. However, far less attention and thought is being given to how these devices will be managed; an issue that is of paramount importance, particularly

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How to choose the right IoT SIM and connectivity provider

As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to mature, organisations deploying IoT services face many IoT connectivity challenges. On the technical side, coverage challenges include achieving localised indoor coverage in dense urban situations such as urban canyons, providing reliable connections where there are gaps in cellular network coverage in rural locations, and ensuring multi-country and

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How flexible licensing models create new opportunities in IoT

Although much of the developments in Internet of Things (IoT) have focused on hardware and connectivity – the things and the internet – it’s actually software in the form of applications, management systems and analytics tools that holds the key to unlocking value from the infrastructure.

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CEO guide to Mobile World Congress 2017

IoT Now Magazine (ISSN 2397-2807) explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs 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 CEO guide to Mobile World Congress 2017: INTERVIEW: Frank Ploumen, the chief technology officer for IoT platforms

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Industrial IoT – How manufacturers will optimise performance and maximise opportunities

Optimise performance in manufacturing with industrial IoT. Global manufacturing faces an increasing set of challenges in growth, innovation and competition. Globally, gross domestic product (GDP) was at US$30.69 trillion in 1995. By 2014, global GDP reached a new peak at US$78 trillion. As a percentage of global GDP, manufacturing dropped its share from 21.4% in

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Secure IoT – How common guidelines will address the vulnerabilities

Security is critical to the success or failure of the Internet of Things (IoT) vision. Critical flaws at the heart of the internet, such as the Heartbleed bug, have highlighted engineering fallibility. The successful attacks in industrial applications, such as Stuxnet, have highlighted hidden aspects of cyber warfare. In addition, attacks on consumer IoT devices

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Monetisation capabilities open up a profitable world of large-scale IoT offerings

As businesses in all corners of the world grapple with the Fourth Industrial Revolution and digital transformation, it is clear IoT is and will continue to play a fundamental role. A new report, written by IoT Now and supported by Flexera Software, explores IoT business model and monetisation challenges and is previewed here

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IoT Evolution Expo Supplement

IoT Now Magazine (ISSN 2397-2807) explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs 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.  IoT Evolution Expo Supplement: Sri Ramachandran, the CTO of Numerex explains how he sees the IoT market developing

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There’s a battle in the enterprise for ownership of ‘chaotic’ IoT, says Gartner

At the recent M2M Summit 2016 in Dusseldorf, Germany, Gartner‘s Research VP, Eric F. Goodness was blunt about the challenges facing the Internet of Things (IoT). These, he said, included a battle for IoT ‘ownership’, a bottleneck of problems facing anyone trying to prove the value of their IoT initiative, and a market characterised by

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How to enable smart city innovation with LPWA

INTRODUCTION If you think of a routine incident such as a car accident on a city street at night, you can start to see how the Internet of Things (IoT) can power a new generation innovation that will enhance public safety and improve quality of life.

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IoT for Home Appliance

HOW HOME APPLIANCE MANUFACTURERS CAN MAXIMISE THEIR ROLE AND REVENUES IN IoT The arrival of the Internet of Things (IoT) is radically altering the businesses of home appliance manufacturers as new opportunities open, widening their potential far beyond simply selling appliances to consumers.

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‘How To’ Guide: Monetizing the IoT

NEW IoT BUSINESS AND MONETIZATION MODEL USE CASES What should manufacturers ask as they transition to IoT offerings? As businesses in all corners of the world grapple with the Fourth Industrial Revolution and digital transformation, it’s clear the Internet of Things (IoT) will continue to play a fundamental role. However, IoT is still maturing and, while initial

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IoT and Smart Energy

HOW SMART ENERGY HELPS COMPANIES MAKE MONEY AND IMPROVE COMPLIANCE Smart energy relies on Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to address the challenges that people and businesses across the world face as energy supply transitions from fossil fuel and nuclear power reliance to new and renewable sources of energy. In many markets, change isn’t happening

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LPWA & LoRa Supplement

IoT Now Magazine (ISSN 2397-2807) explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs 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.  LPWA & LoRa SUPPLEMENT Latest LPWA & LoRa News 10-PAGE Supplement LPWA: A Market in the making Powerful low power options for enterprise IoT

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Smart Energy: Regulation, utilities, cleaner & greener

Smart energy: A market picking up momentum The strong impetus for smart metering remains regulation as it has from the very beginning. Various countries have thus put in place targets for the nationwide deployment of smart meters, although the approach differs from country to country. The utility incumbents are also crucial for the development of smart

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