Defining hybrid integration: What does hybrid data integration really mean?

Hybrids have always formed an integral part of myths, legend and speculation. In Greek mythology fantastic creatures are typically depicted as hybrids, such as the Minotaur and the Centaur. Even in an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) context, there’s still something mysterious about hybrid. Here, Johan Jonzon, CMO and co-founder of stream analytics and hybrid integration

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What does hybrid data integration really mean?

Hybrids have always formed an integral part of myths, legend and speculation. In Greek mythology fantastic creatures are typically depicted as hybrids, such as the Minotaur and the Centaur. Even in an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) context, there’s still something mysterious about hybrid. Here, Johan Jonzon, CMO and co-founder of stream analytics and hybrid integration

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The future is bright, the future is connected

It has been reported that the number of connected IoT devices will exceed 75 billion by 2025 (Source, Findstack), meaning for every human on earth, there will be approximately nine connected devices, says Jordan Appleson, CEO at Hark.

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IoT & smart cities: Transportation we can live with

It may sound hard to believe, but in just a few decades our cities will increase in population by 50%. If you thought your city centre was crowded now, just wait! The population densities that the UN has forecasted to occur by 2050 should make us stop and think: With all those people, and cars,

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Soracom expands global IoT partner programme in Europe and Americas

London, UK. 11 May 2022 – Soracom, Inc., a global provider of advanced IoT connectivity, announced the expansion of its Soracom Partner Space programme to new members throughout the Americas and Europe. The program now reaches more than 800 members throughout the world, including more than 100 certified partners representing hardware, software, solutions and integration

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The challenges of securing the IoT supply chain

IoT brings opportunities across the whole technology stack, making it an extremely high growth market. In Europe, IoT spending is expected to increase to $202 billion (€179.97 billion) in 2021 with spending projected to grow at 26.7% every year thereafter, especially with the arrival of 5G,

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The IPC requirements of complex control

As automation technologies and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) become more commonplace in modern manufacturing, the requirements of control hardware increase accordingly. However, the importance of this is often overshadowed by the focus on new sophisticated software. Here, Stephen Hayes, managing director of automation expert Beckhoff UK, explains why manufacturers should take a holistic

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Managing third-party risk in a connected world

Recent world events have accelerated digital transformation programmes in organisations of all sizes and sectors. As businesses create more connected products, integrate new technologies or enter new partnerships, they need to ensure they are not exposing their data and systems or their clients’ data to cyber risks, says Paul Kenealy, co-founder & managing director at

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Mobile private networks will connect over 150mn cellular IoT devices by 2030, says report

Transforma Insights has released its forecasts for private network connectivity for IoT for 2019 to 2030, illustrating one of the most dynamic areas of IoT connectivity. Private networks are, of course, already in widespread use with short range technologies such as Wi-Fi and Zigbee currently accounting for around 70% of all connections. What is relatively

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Lansweeper to acquire Fing for device recognition

Lansweeper, the IT Asset Management platform, today announced the acquisition of Fing, a network scanning and device recognition app. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

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Data Union framework launched, Streamr calls for IoT developers to join

The Data Union, a framework which allows IoT app developers to offer new data monetisation opportunities to users, moves today from public beta to full launch.

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Developing IoT devices? Four costly security mistakes and how to avoid them

IoT brings with it so much opportunity, but it also increases risk and widens the attack surface of your product and even your organisation, says Stuart Griffin, founding director and technologist, Consult.Red.

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Improving data security will create the next IoT boom

The security of the internet of things (IoT) remains a key barrier to its proliferation. Research analysed by Business Insider found that 44% of American consumers were “very concerned” about the possibility of information and privacy leaks becoming a reality when it comes to their connected devices, indicating the scale of the concern, says Jocelyn Brown, freelance

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How connected teddy bears, coffee makers and cars are challenging security teams

In a new Palo Alto Networks study, technology leaders have acknowledged they need to step up security to face an IoT influx.Smart teddy bears, implanted heart monitors, electric cars and other connected devices are regularly connecting to corporate networks, prompting technology leaders to warn that significant action should be taken to prevent these devices from

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Standards hold the key to unlocking the connected home

In light of the current pandemic, global technology market advisory firm ABI Research estimates that Connected Home devices could see a 30% year-on-year sales surge in the coming months. Not only this, says Daniel Egger, Axiros GmbH and Project Stream Lead for Broadband User Services (BUS) Data Modeling Project Stream, smart home devices are expected to

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How can technology get us back to work safely?

This year’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work will mean a lot more to most of us than it would have last year, says Bart Schouw, chief evangelist at Software AG. The pandemic has upended all walks of life, including global business across every industry.

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