Sensors in the water industry: The next step to IoT cities

Sensors in the water and wastewater treatment industries are an emerging technology market area, forecast to grow to $2Bn (€1 billion)+ in 2030. These sensors will make up the wider application of IoT devices in cities, and the hype around them is growing.

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The tipping point for SaaS in product development (Part 2)

The first installment of this two-part article by Will Hastings, research analyst manager at PTC. Software as a Service (SaaS) adoption has reached a tipping point in the product lifecycle management (PLM) and computer aided design (CAD) markets.

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Sunrise speeds time to market by 75% with hybrid cloud technologies

Red Hat, Inc., a provider of open source solutions, reports that Sunrise Communications AG has worked with Red Hat to build a hybrid cloud-ready platform and adopt an agile DevOps culture to help speed innovation and reduce time-to-market.

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Telehealth software aims to bridge gap between physicians and patients

A recent market research study predicts that the global telehealth software market will surge at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17% between the forecast years of 2020 and 2030. Use of information and communication technologies in support of healthcare delivery is poised to become indispensable, says Dhaval Kate, research manager Electronics, Semiconductors, and ICT at Future Market

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Maximising the value of IoT data

Many technology commentators have talked about data as the ‘new oil.’ In the wake of fallout from the current epidemic, data might also come to be viewed as a utility – like electricity, water and broadband; a vital resource essential to shaping, supporting, securing and optimising, all life.

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Survey shows limitations of trad IT infrastructure with remote workforces

Conducted in June of this year, a survey of IT executives exposes the biggest challenges enterprises face in transforming their on-premises application storage environments. The survey also finds that these have been exacerbated during the COVID-19 era.

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The tipping point for SaaS in product development: Part 1

Software as a Service (SaaS) adoption has reached a tipping point in the product lifecycle management (PLM) and computer aided design (CAD) markets. Here, Will Hastings, research analyst manager at PTC talks about the way forward.

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COVID-19 has sped up digital transformation by 5.3 years, says study

A global survey measuring the impact and outlook of the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses’ digital engagement strategies says the pandemic has significantly accelerated transformations. This is according to a study by cloud communications platform, Twilio.

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Why IPv6 adoption is still light years away

The implementation of IPv6 is the next step in the evolution of the internet, says London-based Heficed whichprovides full-range services for IP lease, monetisation, and management services. However, the company believes it will still be a long road ahead before it is fully adopted, and the pace at which the market is developing dictates the

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It is security, not COVID-19, that challenges 5G’s commercial deployment

Since the beginning of the current pandemic, false and unsubstantiated rumours of 5G and its impact on people’s health have been prevalent in social media. Phone masts have reportedly been damaged or destroyed in several European countries, says Adrian Taylor, regional VP of sales for A10 Networks.

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Automation and IoT: A match made in heaven for healthcare logistics and security

Clem Robertson, a tech veteran and founder of R4DAR Technologies, a specialist in the autonomy landscape, explains how automation can play a key role in healthcare in the wake of COVID-19, so long as the fidelity and integrity of the captured data can be guaranteed.

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Future-proofing an essential service: How COVID-19 is fast-tracking water’s digital transformation

Digital disruption has been bubbling in the water sector for some time. Now, it is accelerating. In a devastating year, says Al Cho, vice president and general manager of Xylem, one of the few positive developments to emerge from COVID-19 is the fast-tracking of our water infrastructure’s digital transformation.

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Spike in use of cloud-based security to protect corporate data

A new survey of UK security practitioners by Exabeam shows a marked increase in the adoption of cloud-based security tools compared to an earlier study carried out in March prior to the COVID-19 lockdown. The latest data shows 88% of recent respondents said the accelerated move to the cloud was driven by the need to

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Telcos must be cautiously aggressive to ‘Roar out of Recession’

As we approach four months since essentially the entire world went on lockdown, telcos have gone through a very mixed experience.

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5G importance declines, security climbs as execs react to COVID-19

There are three broad stages to recovery from the kind of crisis we are experiencing now: survival, adaptation and recovery.

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ThinkIoT solutions aim to simplify preparation for workers’ return

Lenovo has launched new Internet of Things (IoT) solutions called ThinkIoT Back to Work, for businesses returning to work after the coronavirus pandemic.

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