The installed base of fleet management systems in Europe will reach 15.6mn by 2022

The number of active fleet management systems deployed in commercial vehicle fleets in Europe was 7.7 million in Q4-2017, according to a new research report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight.

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Thoma Bravo to acquire application security firm Veracode Software from Broadcom for US$950m

Thoma Bravo, a private equity investment firm, has agreed to acquire Veracode, an application security testing (AST) provider, from Broadcom Inc. for $950 million (€832 million) in cash.

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Engineers must rethink tests to commercialise 5G products, NI Trend Watch 2019 shows

National Instruments (NI), provider of a software-defined platform that aims to accelerate the development and performance of automated test and automated measurement systems, released its NI Trend Watch 2019

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Avi Networks launches Avi SaaS, industry’s first SaaS solution for multi-cloud load balancing and application services

Avi Networks has launched Avi SaaS, claimed to be the industry’s first SaaS solution for multi-cloud load balancing. Avi SaaS provides cloud-managed software to deliver application services including load balancing, web application firewall (WAF),

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Three out of four CIOs fear IoT performance problems could derail ops and hurt revenues

According to a global survey of 800 CIOs, nearly three-quarters (74%) of IT leaders are concerned that Internet of Things (IoT) performance problems could directly impact business operations and significantly damage revenues.

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Advantech embedded gateways ship with complete IoT platform on board

Advantech, a provider of global intelligent systems, and Nexiona, an IoT software developer, announced an Industry First Standalone IoT Platform, built by combining Nexiona’s MIIMETIQ LITE application and Advantech’s ARK-1123 Embedded Gateway.

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IoT, embedded systems need a unique approach to testing

Jason Chandralal, general manager – product engineering services at Happiest Minds, says that IoT could be one of the biggest testing opportunities ever, but it needs to evolve and be automated to meet the unprecedented demands on it.

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How is AI transforming wireless networking for CSPs?

Everyone seems to have a story to tell in Artificial Intelligence (AI) these days. But is it really having an impact on wireless networks? Here, Jeremy Cowan of IoT Now talks to two execs about recent developments; Keith Cahoon, UK Business Development director of Mist, and Kevin Fenn, global head of networks at ThoughtWorks. IoT Now: AI

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New silicon-to-cloud security solutions shown by NetFoundry at IoT Solutions World Congress

NetFoundry announced its partnership with Micron Technology, Inc. and Tata Communications to provide zero trust silicon-to-cloud secured connectivity via any

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Digital experiments need a lightbulb moment

Adlink Technology has published a new white paper that describes how digital experimentation with the Internet of Things (IoT) leads to innovation. Entitled: ‘Culture of invention leads to IoT success,’

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Users failed by VPN security and performance, but SD-WANs no option for industrial IoT. So where next?

Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) have significant security and performance drawbacks for use in networking cloud applications. This was the start-point for a recent survey and primary research by industry analysts, Futuriom, that (spoiler alert) leads the firm to conclude that Application Specific Networking (ASN) may be a way forward.

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Maxim unveils first wrist-worn platform for monitoring ECG, heart rate and temperature

Designers seeking to enable continuous monitoring of various health parameters can now quickly create unique, highly accurate wearable solutions using Health Sensor Platform 2.0 (HSP 2.0) from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.

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FlexNet Edge offers software updates and insights for edge devices

Flexera has launched FlexNet Edge, a new component of its Software and IoT Monetisation Platform. The smart edge server enables updates and gathers device data from partially connected or disconnected environments.

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When smart cars fall ill you won’t be able to consult Dr Google

It was inevitable but connected cars are prone to diddling. In an experiment to identify connected car fraud, researchers in Germany collected data from 300,000 cars. They found that 23% of Minis and 27% of E60 BMW 5 Series had experienced some form of manipulation.

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DB Cargo AG selects Eurotech to gain real-time insights on its locomotives

Eurotech, a provider of embedded technologies and Internet of Things (IoT) enablement, has been selected by DB Cargo AG, a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn AG, to supply the on-board hardware and end-to-end software tools to enable their TechLOK project. No further financial details on this design-win have been disclosed.

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Vector acquires French electronics test firm Squoring Technologies for undisclosed sum

Vector, the German-based specialist in the development and test of automotive electronics, has acquired 100% of the shares of the French tool company Squoring Technologies.

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