Nearly 80% of CSPs in Europe expect 5G to enable higher enterprise revenues, says IDC survey

Almost 80% of European CSPs expect the introduction of 5G to expand revenue opportunities with enterprise customers. So says a new survey by Amdocs, a provider of software and services to communications and media companies.

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Tackling the industrial IoT’s failure rate

75% of Internet of Things (IoT) pilots fail. But when they do succeed, the stats show that organisations see a huge improvement in operational efficiency. It’s reason enough for many businesses to take the leap and, despite the high risk of potential failure,

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Worldwide spending on augmented and virtual reality expected to top US$20bn in 2019, says IDC

Worldwide spending on augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) is forecast to be nearly $20.4 billion (€17 billion) in 2019. This is an increase of 68.8% over the $12.1 billion (€10 billion) International Data Corporation (IDC) expects will be spent this year.

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Rogers to launch national LTE-M network to power the next era of IoT in Canada.

Rogers announced its plan to launch an LTE Cat M1 network (LTE-M) to help businesses connect and track their assets in real time – using solutions such as logistics tracking, alarm monitoring, and smart metering.

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Will artificial intelligence have an impact on IoT sooner or later?

The market intelligence company IDC estimates that the number of connected devices and sensors to the internet will surge from 11 billion in 2016 to 80 billion by 2025. These devices and sensors will produce huge amount of big data, says Tushar Bhatnagar, IoT project manager with TechMahindra.

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Fog World Congress schedule announced for event focused on transformation through fog computing in AI, IoT and 5G

Event organisers announced the lineup of more than 60 presenters, session tracks, tutorials and panel sessions for Fog World Congress 2018, produced by the OpenFog Consortium in collaboration with

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Asia Pacific spending on technologies enabling smart city initiatives to reach US$30bn in 2018, says IDC

The latest update of the IDC Worldwide Semiannual Smart Cities Spending Guide expects spending on technologies that enable Smart Cities initiatives to reach a value amounting to US$30 billion (€26.10 billion) in 2018 for Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ).

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IDC Canada projects Smart Cities spending in Canada to reach C$2.8 bn in 2022

Smart City initiatives in Canada will attract technology investments of more than C$1.4 billion (€0.93 billion) in 2018, and spending is set to grow to C$2.8 billion (€1.87 billion) in 2022,

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Israeli embedded AI processor start-up Hailo targets Japan and South Korea

Hailo, developers of a proprietary chip technology for deep learning on edge devices, is extending its efforts to work with technology and business partners in Japan and South Korea.

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Is paper dead? No, it’s ‘smart’ and back with a vengeance!

The world is digitising at tremendous speed, powered by the rise of connected machines and all kinds of Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

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Qualcomm aims to accelerate IoT ecosystem growth through innovation and expanded channel

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, will discuss the growing momentum across many Internet of Things (IoT) business verticals at its IoT industry analyst workshop.

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Arm follows Stream purchase with acquisition of Treasure Data heralding a device-to-data IoT platform

Arm acquired enterprise data management provider, Treasure Data. The move also signals the launch of a new device-to-data IoT platform.

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Amazon Web Services collaborates with Aricent to develop intelligent IoT-based asset monitoring

Aricent, a design and engineering company, announced a new collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to deliver an intelligent asset monitoring solution, which is part of the Aricent Internet of Things (IoT) Offerings portfolio.

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AT&T to expand threat detection and response to its business customers with acquisition of AlienVault

AT&T announced its plans to acquire AlienVault, a privately held company based in San Mateo, Calif. The agreement has been approved by both companies.

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Wi-Fi Alliance introduces Wi-Fi CERTIFIED WPA3 security for personal and enterprise networks

The Wi-Fi Alliance has introduced Wi-Fi CERTIFIED WPA3, the next generation of Wi-Fi security, bringing new capabilities to enhance Wi-Fi protections in personal and enterprise networks.

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KPMG and Cylance form alliance to proactively secure enterprise endpoints

KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, and Cylance Inc., the company that revolutionised endpoint security by delivering AI-powered threat prevention, announced an alliance to protect enterprises with predictive AI-based security solutions and specialised services.

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