Deutsche Telekom and Kiunsys install smart parking project in Pisa

Pisa, Italy and Bonn, Germany, June 24, 2014 –The lengthy search for a free parking spot could be a thing of the past in the Italian city of Pisa, following the launch of a smart city pilot project to test an intelligent parking system and analyse historical traffic data via a big data service. The system

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Norwegian Public Roads Administration turns to IBM to enhance traffic management

Oslo, Norway, March 24, 2014 – The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA) has selected IBM to design, build and deliver a new centralised road toll system across Norway.

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AutoGrid Systems wins Code_n Business Innovation Award at CeBit

Hanover, Germany, March 20, 2014 – AutoGrid Systems, a leader in Big Data analytics and cloud computing solutions for the energy industry, received the CODE_n Business Innovation Award at CeBIT, the world’s largest international computer expo, for the company’s achievements in employing predictive analytics and cloud computing to transform Big Data into the cheapest, cleanest

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SAP survey shows Big Data gives customer insight and real-time offers for new CSP revenues

March 10, 2014 — SAP has revealed highlights from its surveys at Mobile World Congress of mobile commerce and communication service providers (CSPs). The first of these surveys shows Big Data-driven Customer Insight, and the second underlines the pace of change in telecoms.

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Big Data: Is it just ‘creepy’?

(Blog) — Ok, this takes creepy to new levels, says Larry Bellehumeur…  Last fall, I wrote a guest blog here about some very expensive (and intelligent) garbage cans that are being used in England.  Those were kind of creepy, as they were keeping track (anonymously) of how many users of a particular carrier were in certain

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TM Forum Big Data InFocus 2014

TM Forum Big Data InFocus is the only event of its kind that addresses the unique needs service providers face when capitalizing on big data analytics to further their business objectives. This focused conference takes place over two full days, bringing together 150+ leading service providers, market analysts and all the big names in big

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Technicolor launches Virdata for monitoring and management of IoT and M2M cloud services

Paris, France and Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, January 3, 2014 — Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, has announced the launch of Virdata to provide businesses with cloud-based monitoring and management services for Internet of Things(IoT) and M2M services. 

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Top Wireless Gotchas! Number One: Application development

(Blog) — In this fifth and final post in his blog series, Bill Zujewski specifically explores the challenges of dealing with wireless technology as part of an M2M (machine-to-machine) initiative. Today he looks at data storage and application development.

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Cityzenith creates platform for world's smartest cities

San Francisco, California, USA – Cityzenith, a software company based in Silicon Valley, is signing agreements with Amsterdam’s Economic Board, the Barcelona City Council, and San Francisco’s Department of the Environment to launch a software platform that will transform the collection, visualisation, analysis, and management of municipal data around the globe. This three-city collaboration is

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Mobile operators to gain almost US$4 billion by 2018 from applying analytics to reduce churn

Hampshire, UK, 7 October 2013 – A new report from Juniper Research has found that mobile operators worldwide are set to gain from a significant reduction in churn through the adoption of Big Data and analytics techniques, equivalent to an increase in revenues of almost US$4 billion a year by 2018.

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Half of all mobile network operators surveyed say they are already implementing Big Data

(London, UK) – New research by Informa Telecoms & Media highlights the main challenges and opportunities for telecom operators regarding ‘Big Data’. Almost half (48%) of 120 network operators surveyed say they are are already implementing Big Data. However, the lack of a clear business proposition and skilled teams are still major barriers.

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IDG Research survey exposes pent-up demand for consumable Big Data to make it rapidly actionable

Palo Alto, California, USA – Organisations cannot gather business insights from Big Data fast enough, according to  a survey carried out by Kapow Software, a leading Big Data solution provider, in partnership with IDG Research Services.

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Oracle buys Cloud-based analytics firm DataRaker to help utilities learn from Big Data

Redwood Shores, California, USA – Oracle has agreed to acquire DataRaker, a provider of a cloud-based analytics platform that enables electric, gas and water utilities to leverage vast amounts of data

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Opower 4 platform to use 'Big Data' to boost energy efficiency for utility customers

Arlington, Virginia, USA. November 19, 2012 – Opower has released its new customer engagement platform, Opower 4. This uses behavioural science and big data analytics to promote consumer participation

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Security + the Cloud = Now there's a challenge

Cinterion discuss the inherent challenges with successfully protecting the massive amount of data that M2M solutions are increasingly mobilising and utilising. They also look at the prominent role of Java as a development platform

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Special report available on Big Data and what it means for network operators

Big data is approaching the peak of its hype cycle in the IT world. But what does it mean for CSPs?

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