Alkira and Microsoft to transform the cloud networking journey to Azure

Network Cloud provider Alkira announced a close collaboration with the Microsoft for Start-ups program. This is a group of emerging businesses hand-picked by Microsoft for the benefits they offer to Microsoft Azure customers in their journey to the cloud.

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Global business leaders say latency is higher priority than speed

Enterprises around the world are being confronted by a basic law of physics — distance neutralises speed, causing latency or a delay between an action and an application’s response.

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Why 5G matters in a world of IoT, VR, AR, AI and Edge

When 4G launched, it offered some significant performance improvements over 3G. But with 5G, says Guy Matthews, editor of NetReporter, something far more profound is going on. The doors of possibility have been blown off their hinges. So what lies beyond?

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The ETSI IoT standard: Are regulators doing enough to protect IoT devices?

The announcement of a new standard for Internet of Things (IoT) security by the ETSI technical committee in June 2020 was very much welcome in the infosec industry. ETSI EN 303 645 puts in place a security baseline for internet-connected products, and lays out 13 provisions outlining the steps manufacturers can take to secure devices and ensure

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5 steps to reimagining operational architecture and boosting results with IoT

One of the expectations we have of digital transformation is the hope that it will bring fresh impetus, particularly for the industrial sectors. Internet of Things (IoT) or Industrial internet of things (IIoT) is the pillar on which these hopes are built, says Andreas Golze, senior vice president at Cognizant.

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The IoT revenue promise that was never cashed in

Expectation and reality do not always match – and this is even more pronounced when it comes to projected revenue streams. For example, says Carsten Rhod Gregersen, CEO and founder of Nabto, industry insiders and investors were certain that making money in the connected space of the Internet of Things (IoT) was not limited to physical product sales. Rather, other

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Australian enterprises implementing IoT to improve efficiency

Almost half of large Australian enterprises have deployed Internet of Things (IoT) systems with many aiming to improve business productivity and efficiency internally as well as for customers.

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Kerlink signs IoTdc as Internet of Things solutions distributor into South Africa

Kerlink, a specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), announced its expansion into South Africa and a distribution agreement with IoTdc, a distributor of connected hardware and device-related applications for the IoT in that country.

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Hand-in-hand – Why the IoT needs SD-WAN

The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the major influencing trends in the digital transformation of the global economy.

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Enterprises are leaving IoT devices vulnerable to cybersecurity threats, finds nCipher Security

IoT is one of the fastest growing trends in technology today, yet enterprises are leaving themselves vulnerable to dangerous cyberattacks by failing to prioritise PKI security, according to new research from nCipher Security, an Entrust Datacard company.

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Streaming data unlocks new possibilities in the IoT era

In the pre-digital era, IT departments mastered a variety of technological approaches to extract value from data. Data warehouses, analytical platforms, and different types of databases filled data centres, accessing storage devices where records were safely preserved on disk for their historical value.

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How the ecosystem views IIoT roll-outs and security

In his regular new column on developments in the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem, Antony Savvas explores some evolving industry viewpoints on deployment and security.

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How cloud-first SD-WAN can simplify IoT adoption

The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming lives, cities and workplaces as we speak. From real-time traffic information in connected cars to apps monitoring our blood pressure from our smartphones, Martin Bosshardt, CEO of Open Systems says we’re increasingly reliant on this disruptive tech to support, manage and enhance our everyday lives.

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Five ways CSPs can measure digital transformation success in plain sight

Digital Transformation has been a pervasive theme in the communications industry for the past several years but it has not yet translated into category leadership in key areas, says Ed Finegold, strategy director, Netcracker Technology.

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Rise of the ‘citizen data scientist’: How humanised machine learning is augmenting human intelligence

IDC estimates worldwide data volume is set to rise by 61% between 2018 and 2025 – eventually reaching 175 zettabytes – with much of this generated by businesses. So how can this be harnessed to optimise business processes, improve day-to-day operations and inform decision-making?

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Lockheed Martin and Ulbrich Stainless Steel use SAS Artificial Intelligence to conquer IoT challenges

Manufacturing companies, Ulbrich Stainless Steel and Lockheed Martin are using SAS analytics to drive Internet of Things (IoT) innovation in their facilities. Whether manufacturing engineered stainless steel for medical implants or creating the speciality wire for solar panels, Ulbrich Stainless Steel & Specialty Metals knows its customers count on consistently high-quality products.

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