Denodo provides data virtualisation test drive on Microsoft Azure

Denodo, a provider in data virtualisation announced the availability of a free Test Drive environment on Microsoft Azure. Following on the heels of its recently announced Test Drive on AWS,

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FocusCura adds Essence Care@Home™ solutions to its healthcare offerings

FocusCura, the Netherlands-based provider of innovative services for the IoT healthcare sector, is adding Essence’s Care@Home PERS+ and Care@Home Pro solutions to its offerings. FocusCura plans to market them in the Netherlands, Belgium, and other EU markets.

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Splunk and Gatwick improve efficiency by applying intelligence to transport

Splunk are working with Gatwick to improve flight capacity and aircraft turnaround time using it’s data analytics platform, Splunk Enterprise. The end goal is to completely remove queuing from the passenger experience.

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Startupbootcamp IoT cohort of nine firms mirrors global trend in industrial IoT innovation and investment

Startupbootcamp IoT announced the nine startups selected to join the second cohort of its London-based accelerator program kicking off in October. These nine startups, from all around the world, are developing Internet of Things (IoT) devices that tackle problems in diverse applications from factory automation and smart farming to driver safety and cybersecurity.

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IoT impacting IT infrastructure from edge to the cloud, says 451 Research

451 Research unveiled the latest trends in IoT use and finds that the massive amounts of data generated by the Internet of Things (IoT) is already having a significant impact on enterprise IT. Please let me know if you are interested in speaking with an analyst regarding the survey results below.

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Edge computing squares off IoT and cloud data needs

There is a move towards edge computing as an operational solution to address the data processing needs of the growing Internet of Things (IoT). But what is edge computing and how does it ease the data analytics demands of companies? Antony Savvas looks closely at the developing opportunities.

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Management consultancy Baringa Partners appoints new lead partner of data analytics and AI

Management consultancy firm, Baringa Partners, has enhanced its Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) practice with the appointment of David Blackwell as lead Partner.

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Business transformation: Products transform into services, services enable the outcome economy

The outcome economy is based on the outcomes, the results of products or services that are marketed to customers, rather than that of their face value. It represents a significant shift from competing through selling products and services, to competing on the delivery of measurable results that are important to the customer.

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Aeris expands Neo to help businesses with IoT connectivity

Aeris, has expanded its Neo™ by Aeris® service and streamlined the way businesses can access cellular connectivity that enables them to easily turn their unconnected products into connected devices.

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Why Machine learning, Data Analytics and Internet of Things are BFF

Internet of Things is often associated with making common objects smart and connected. But it’s not enough to ‘give senses’ to inanimate objects. What we need to do next is to let IoT think and learn. Here is why.

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Anaren appoints Jeff Liebl as IoT group president

Anaren, Inc. has announced that it has named Jeff Liebl as president of the company’s Internet of Things (IoT) Group, effective November 1, 2016. The position is new within Anaren’s organisational structure to leverage the rapidly increasing growth in the IoT sector.

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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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Discovering start-ups finalists announced, as CW competition showcases best in tech innovation

CW (Cambridge Wireless) has announced the 10 finalists for its Discovering Start-Ups 2016 competition, sponsored and hosted by Deloitte, the business advisory firm.

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What extra services are IoT customers asking operators for?

As mentioned in Part One of this interview on Monday, Orange is finding a good new revenue stream in analysing mobile data for, among others, France’s tourism industry.

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Where does Orange see IoT’s best growth potential?

It’s Orange’s ambition to hit Internet of Things (IoT) revenues in 2018 of €600 million. Orange Business Services is expanding its deployment of services ranging from construction machinery monitoring, to connecting cars, smart meter roll-outs, and industrial machine reboots.

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Companies don’t make things

Companies don’t make “things”: that is not how most companies view their manufacturing activities. They make products, which is why I prefer the term “Internet of Smart Connected Products”, even though it is a bit of a mouthful.

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