devolo at MWC 2018: Strong backbone, strong Wi-Fi, strong customer relationships

The mobile data world does not begin beyond the doorstep, but at home in your own Wi-Fi network. Stable, powerful connections are vital here for the best possible user experience. During Mobile World Congress, devolo will be exhibiting innovative solutions which enable network operators to offer optimal Wi-Fi coverage in the home.

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Never mind the tech, it’s all about the money

An increasing number of companies across many industries are adopting IoT, but their reasons for doing so are very different, writes Peter Dykes. One of the primary reasons, it seems, is making cost savings through efficiencies such as monitoring remote plant or tracking assets as they move around the world. But should they be focusing

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Autonomy enters park assist systems to raise convenience and parking efficiency

Enhanced park assist systems are now being developed to enable the vehicle to park itself without requiring the driver to be present in the cabin. First deployments of remote park assist aim to park the vehicle where there is insufficient room for the driver to open the door.

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Zain Group and Cisco Blaze innovation trail to drive network transformation for the digital era

Zain Group and Cisco announced that they have successfully achieved a key milestone in expanding the telecommunications operator’s IP/MPLS network with cutting edge technologies, setting the groundwork for new opportunities and business models to be developed.

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IoT Now Magazine December-January 2018

IoT Now Magazine (ISSN 2397-2793) 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 December-January issue: TALKING HEADS: Tele2 IoT’s Rami Avidan on plans to orchestrate a flexible, agile and scalable ecosystem

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Cisco announces $1 billion program for smart cities

So-called “smart cities” have less pollution, safer streets, and better quality of life for citizens. But many finance officers struggle to fund the upgrades that will make their cities smart. To help, Cisco introduced the City Infrastructure Financing Acceleration Program.

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Fog computing global market will exceed US$18 billion by 2022

The fog computing market opportunity will exceed $18 billion (€15.48 billion) worldwide by the year 2022, according to a new report by 451 Research. Commissioned by the OpenFog Consortium, the Size and Impact of Fog Computing Market projects that the largest markets for fog computing will be, in order, energy/utilities, transportation, healthcare and the industrial

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IoT security – who’s responsibility is it?

Often, people are considered the weakest link in a security chain, as they are fooled into revealing passwords or choose passwords that are easily decipherable. This is a misconception that can lead some business owners or IT professionals to believe that IoT, given its near total level of automation, is inherently secure. Nothing could be

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Two industrial IoT value chains

The IIoT is predicated on a simple concept:  acquire device data and leverage its value. That is the basic business model. Vendors package the various hardware, software and service components into bottom up solutions that go from networked devices through to enterprise environments.

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Nutanix reboots the hybrid cloud with single OS for the multi-cloud era

Nutanix, a provider of enterprise cloud computing, announced at its. NEXT Conference 2017 that the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS will be delivered as a full software stack with new multi-cloud capabilities in Nutanix CalmTM and a new cloud service called Nutanix XiTM Cloud Services.

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Ayla Networks announces enhancements to its IoT platform

Ayla Networks, a global Internet of Things (IoT) platform for manufacturers, has announced enhancements to its IoT platform designed to help propel manufacturers of connected products toward the next generation of the IoT.

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Cisco Investors backs Actility as it announces new investors in US$75m Series D funding round

Actility, a provider in Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN) for Internet of Things (IoT), announced at the LoRa Alliance™ All Members’ Meeting that Cisco Investments has taken a stake in the company’s $75 million Series D funding round.

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Cisco and Microsoft partner to enable Azure IoT Suite to connect to Cisco Fog deployments

Cisco and Microsoft have announced they are partnering to make it possible for the Microsoft Azure IoT Suite to connect to and interoperate with Cisco Fog deployments.

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Cisco completes acquisition of artificial intelligence company MindMeld

Cisco announced it has completed the acquisition of MindMeld Inc., a privately held artificial intelligence (AI) company based in San Francisco.

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Cisco to buy artificial intelligence company MindMeld for $125 million

Cisco, has announced its intent to acquire MindMeld Inc., a privately held artificial intelligence (AI) company based in San Francisco. MindMeld has pioneered the development of a unique AI platform that enables customers to build intelligent and human-like conversational interfaces for any application or device.

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Cisco Jasper launches platform for automated enterprise mobility management service

When an enterprise has hundreds or thousands of employees with business mobile devices like smartphones or tablets, managing and monitoring the connectivity, data usage, and general operation of those mobile devices can be a challenge that leads to high enterprise mobility costs.

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