Berendsen UK’s fresh approach to the Internet of Things

When bosses at laundry company Berendsen UK say their biggest challenge is “speed of cycle”, they’re not referring to the giant washing machines they fill with one million bed sheets, pillowcases, tablecloths, napkins and towels every day.

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GSMA launches IoT Big Data Directory to support growth of innovative new IoT solutions

The GSMA has announced the launch of the ‘IoT Big Data API Directory’ that aims to make harmonised data sets from multiple sources worldwide available to developers and third parties, enabling them to create innovative new Internet of Things (IoT) services.

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Digital twins: The fast track to increased productivity

Digital twins are not a new thing. Companies have been using a virtual representation of a physical asset for years, but it’s only with the Internet of Things that they’ve become truly accessible and cost-effective.

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ETSI launches new group to improve smart city interoperability

ETSI, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute, has created a new Industry Specification Group on cross-sector Context Information Management (ISG CIM) for smart cities applications and beyond.

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Six steps to using the IoT to deliver maintenance efficiency

According to a survey conducted by the Aberdeen Group, “best-in-class” companies are increasingly utilising the Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data to implement Predictive Maintenance (PdM)

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Scale brings complexity as IoT connected devices set to triple by 2021, exceeding 46bn units

New data from Juniper Research has found that the number of connected IoT (Internet of Things) devices, sensors and actuators will reach over 46 billion in 2021.

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Clearlake capital-backed Syncsort acquires Trillium Software

Syncsort Incorporated, the global provider of Big Iron to Big Data solutions backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Harte Hanks, Inc. to acquire Trillium Software, a global provider of data quality solutions.

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oneM2M to reveal what’s next for IoT standardisation at Cloud Expo Europe

Standards will be a key topic at Cloud Expo Europe, Germany’s largest cloud event, and Ultan Mulligan, Marketing and Communications Committee vice chairman at oneM2M and director of Communications at ETSI, will reveal details of oneM2M’s progress

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IoT enterprise sensor integration system launched by Tapestry Solutions after ‘saving Boeing $100m’

Tapestry Solutions, Inc., a non-fully integrated subsidiary of Boeing, has launched its Enterprise Sensor Integration (ESI) software platform that is designed to transform supply chain operations and help businesses tap the power of the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Surge in demand for IoT skills in the UK over the last 12 months, Gemalto analysis shows

Gemalto has found that the number of postings in the UK for positions requiring skills in Internet of Things (IoT) related technologies has increased by 70% over the past year, rising 120 places in the ranking of IT jobs.

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Enterprises ‘to benefit from IoT and Big Data’ with the international launch of Orange’s Datavenue

Orange Business Services has announced the worldwide launch of Datavenue, its new Internet of Things (IoT) and data analytics modular offer.

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Breed Reply announces four additional investments as a result of its start-up search programme

Breed Reply, Reply’s IoT investor, funding and supporting start-ups in the Internet of Things (IoT) space, announces that a further four agreements have been signed with Callsign, Iotic Labs, Razorsecure and Senseye. This brings its portfolio to a total of 15 companies.

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“Hey, over here!” Why you can’t ignore hardware when it comes to the IoT

You may recall the business transformation that took place years ago when companies moved from spreadsheets to automated ERP systems. It was monumental.

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IoT and M2M: Five top opportunities for the channel

What is the real revenue-generating and growth potential for the channel from IoT and M2M. Craig Smith, director IoT & Analytics, EMEA at Avnet Technology Solutions reports.

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Industry 4.0 being driven by cloud, as 62% of firms are implementing or planning robotics

The technologies defining the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’, or Industry 4.0, are being powered by cloud infrastructures. The Oracle report, Cloud: Opening up the Road to Industry 4.0 has found that from robotics to artificial intelligence,

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Huawei and ABB sign MoU on cooperation to drive industries towards fully connected era

Huawei has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation with ABB, a global leader in power and automation technologies.

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