Cisco invests in Kii as the companies bring IoE platform and solutions to market

Kii, a Japan-based platform company enabling mobility and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for global customers, has announced that Cisco Investments, Cisco’s corporate venture capital arm, is making an investment in Kii.

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AT&T launches smart cities framework with new strategic alliances, spotlight cities, and integrated vertical solutions

AT&T is building a framework to help cities better serve their citizens. The company is using Internet of Things (IoT) innovations to create impactful solutions for cities and forming alliances with technology leaders and industry organisations.

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How many things? Nobody knows

IoT predictions for 2020 are unrealistic and there are wide variations: Morgan Stanley has 75B, Cisco pegs it at 50B, as did Ericsson, but in June they brought it down to 26B.  Proof that these figures are nothing more than guesstimates. They’ve driven IoT to the peak of inflated expectations in Gartner’s Hype Cycle, so

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Ericsson and Cisco partner to create the networks of the future

In a world driven by mobility, cloud, and digitisation, the networks of the future will require new design principles to ensure they are agile, autonomous, and highly secure. Ericsson and Cisco will meet this challenge together by offering end-to-end leadership across network architectures including 5G, cloud, IP, and the Internet of Things – from devices

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Economic benefits of the IoT – from Scotland

If proof were needed that the IoT will be ubiquitous and pervasive, then a sold out conference in Edinburgh on the subject does the job. It was a fascinating day, with a decent cross-section of speakers that would have more than done justice to a similar event in New York or Silicon Valley.

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Cisco announces its intention to acquire ParStream

As the burgeoning Internet of Things (IoT) becomes a reality, Cisco estimates that 50 billion devices and objects will be connected to the internet by 2020. “With this massive number of new connections, valuable data will be created at an even faster pace than most companies can manage,” says Rob Salvagno, vice president corporate business

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Agile platforms for fast and truly global business transformation

While the IoT sector’s never been short of visions, turning those dreams into a working – and profitable – reality can still be problematic. When it comes to choosing an appropriate IoT strategy and the right partner to support them, companies are faced with a potentially bewildering array of different vendor solutions – all currently

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Cisco to sponsor IoT Hackathon challenge in Berlin

Cisco has joined the Internet of Things World Hackathon by becoming a challenge sponsor

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The IoT – Harbinger of Change

In a 2013 white paper about the Internet of Things (IoT) Cisco estimated that there were 10 billion connected devices at that time and that there will be 50 billion by 2022. The paper cites Smart Grids, Smart Buildings and Connected Healthcare among the areas where most value will be gained from the IoT.

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Does Cisco’s IoT System matter to you?

Cisco recently launched ‘IoT System’ as its solution for connecting the unconnected. Does IoT System really matter to you? Here’s how the product can help four key stakeholders in the IoT ecosystem.

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The Edge of Reason: how IoT needs edge analytics as it expands

Gadi Lenz, Chief Scientist at AGT International, details how analytics must be taken to the edge if we are to truly make the most of IoT applications.

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Wireless IoT Forum announces Accenture, Arkessa, BT, Cisco, Telensa and WSN as founding Board

The Wireless IoT Forum, the body working to accelerate the wide scale adoption of wireless wide-area networking technologies dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), announced its founding members and board.

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Cisco announces intent to acquire OpenDNS

Cisco’s latest acquisition is designed to accelerate its cloud-delivered security portfolio.

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Internet founder charges US Federal contractors with increasing the quality and security of IoT solutions

More than 200 government IT industry professionals attended a summit in McLean, Virginia on June 16 to discuss the role of public-private partnerships in securing the connected government.

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Actility wins $25m investment led by Ginko Ventures, KPN, Orange and Swisscom

Paris, France – Actility, a provider of network solutions and managed information systems for the Internet of Things (IoT), has secured a $25 million funding round led by Ginko Ventures.

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The Internet of Cons

Take a lot of unrelated and minimally related things such as passive RFID, ZigBee, Wireless Sensor Networks and hobbyist micro-controllers and give them a grand new name such as the Internet of Things, says Dr Peter Harrop, chairman of IDTechEx. Instantly you can claim it is a substantial market already and set to be much

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