As-a-service Internet of Things takes off in a big way

Consumption-based IoT (Internet of Things) at the edge had to happen for the opportunities available through “things” to be fully realised. Business technology journalist Antony Savvas looks at some recent developments that are helping to drive progress.

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How enterprises across key industries can capitalise on IoT-led transformation

Over the past decade, IoT has evolved from being just a buzzword into a must-have technology. It’s revolutionised entire industries and as such is now at the heart of countless digital transformation initiatives, as IDC predicts IoT spending in Europe will exceed $200 billion (€176.52 billion) this year.

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HCL Technologies and Proximus announce strategic partnership to launch hybrid next-generation cloud portfolio

HCL Technologies (HCL), a global technology company, has signed a multi-year strategic partnership with Proximus Group, Belgium’s digital services and communications solutions provider, to transform its data centre business and create a resilient digital foundation.

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HCL Technologies selects RISE with SAP, deepens strategic partnership with SAP

HCL Technologies has selected RISE with SAP offering to further modernise its enterprise digital landscape. Additionally, as an SAP strategic partner, HCL will be using this experience to help its clients leverage their combined experience in the industry cloud transformation space.

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HCL signs contract with Munich Re to transform digital workplace services in 40 countries

HCL Technologies, a global technology company, has signed a contract with Munich Re, one of the reinsurers, to create a next-generation digital workplace for its workforce.

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HCL to modernise and transform Tenneco’s technology landscape

HCL Technologies (HCL), a global technology company, announced an agreement with Tenneco Inc., a Fortune 500 global tier-1 automotive supplier and manufacturer, for a multi-year, integrated application development, modernisation, and operations services contract.

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HCL Technologies acquires Strong-Bridge Envision to improve consulting services for digital transformation

HCL Technologies (HCL), a global technology company, announced the acquisition of Strong-Bridge Envision (SBE) , a consulting firm for digital transformation with offices in Seattle, Denver, Atlanta and New York. With this acquisition, SBE will be part of the global and analytical business of HCL (Services mode 2 of HCL).

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Digital Twins can be the intelligent edge for IoT in the manufacturing sector – Part 2

The first half of this two-part series looked at the concept of digital twins and explored how it can help manufacturers with visualisation. Now, says Sukamal Banerjee of HCL Technologies, let’s explore the second big advantage digital twins can bring,

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Digital twins can be the intelligent edge for IoT in the manufacturing sector – part 1

If your work relates to the Internet of Things (IoT), you are likely to have witnessed a surge of activity around the idea of ‘digital twins’ recently, says Sukamal Banerjee of HCL Technologies.

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The security challenge posed by the Internet of Things: Part 2

In part one of this series, we outlined the three tiers of the IoT security architecture and three key security challenges IoT devices pose. Now we will move on to explore three specific examples of the security challenges IoT deployments can pose and underline the importance of thinking strategically to head off IoT security threats, says GH

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The security challenge posed by the Internet of Things: Part 1

Many organisations are experimenting with IoT projects, but these bring in significantly different security challenges, which can have far-reaching consequences. An appreciation of these unique challenges is important for the effective rollout of IoT.

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SAP announces first co-innovation customers, partners in blockchain initiative for IoT

SAP SE announced the initial companies participating in its blockchain co-innovation initiative and plans to make the digital ledger system an integrated part of Internet of Things (IoT), manufacturing and digital supply chain solutions using the SAP Cloud Platform Blockchain service.

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Unlock sustainable IoT value by maintaining intense focus on business outcomes

Sukamal Banerjee is corporate vice president and head of the IoT WoRKS business unit at HCL Technologies. Here, he tells IoT Now that, as organisations turn to IoT platforms they are finding ways to generate sustainable business value from their IoT adoptions.

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