Smarter building: Greener energy, safer roads and improved flood protection for the UK

Protecting and improving the nation’s vital infrastructure – such as energy, transport and digital communications – is about to become easier, as the first successful results of a world-leading computing project are being showcased.

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Fraunhofer IIS demonstrates direct IoT connectivity via GEO satellite

The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS has successfully demonstrated the direct transmission of sensor data from multiple transmitters via a geostationary satellite. For the test transmission, the institute employed portable, ground-based transmitters equipped with small, omni-directional C-band antennas.

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Apstra deployed with Dell EMC and OPX by Awnix in open IaaS network infrastructure in Tier 1 service provider Ccloud

Apstra® Inc., the provider of Intent-Based Networking, announced that Awnix, a provider of cloud services and products, has deployed the first AOS® supported deployment of OpenSwitch (OPX) on Dell Z9100-ON switches in a Tier 1 service provider production network.

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Buckinghamshire county council and Hertfordshire county council join oneTRANSPORT data marketplace

InterDigital, Inc., a mobile technology research and development company, announced two new commercial service customers of the oneTRANSPORT™ data marketplace. Local authorities Hertfordshire County Council and Buckinghamshire County Council

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Profiting from IoT – Look to your partners for success

The Internet of Things (IoT) as a new business offering has opened the door for the service provider community to embrace the upsides new innovative consumer and enterprise service opportunities. However, let’s face the honest truth … are service providers actually providing any true value on top of the connectivity? For most, says Paul Hughes, director

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How to Cut Costs and Accelerate Time-to-Market

Organisations looking to break into the ever-expanding world of the ‘Internet of Things’ are faced with the monstrous challenge of designing, developing, and deploying their IoT applications, all while trying to source, integrate, and manage the infrastructure that operates behind the scenes to make these applications work. Before taking on this challenge to launch a

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Canonical announces deployment of Ubuntu Core across Rigado’s IoT gateways

Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, announced that Ubuntu Core will be deployed across Rigado’s Edge Connectivity gateway solutions, further establishing Ubuntu Core as the premier operating system for edge computing devices.

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How IoT and microservices can overcome the mass data challenge

Our planet is changing. An ever-growing population combined with a rapidly-escalating increase in traffic and the number of extreme weather events is putting continuous pressure on our infrastructure assets. IoT technology is no longer a ‘nice-to-have’ but increasingly a necessity when it comes to the future, across everything from smart devices in the home, to

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Milton Keynes first city to get gigabit-speed fibre broadband from Vodafone and Cityfibre

Milton Keynes is set to become a hi-tech city, with news that it is the first community to benefit from Gigabit-capable full fibre broadband under the new Vodafone and CityFibre Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) programme. The project will see a private investment from CityFibre of at least £40 million (€45.2943 million) into a state-of-the-art digital infrastructure for Milton Keynes.

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AMD and IMSCAD collaborate to simplify design engineering migration to virtualisation in private or public clouds

IMSCAD Global, an IT services company is to team up with AMD, a global provider of CPU and GPU technology.Together they intend to deliver advanced solutions that simplify the transition to graphics virtualisation for Architecture, Engineering, Construction Design and Manufacturing firms.

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Advanced MIMO boosts 4G performance and helps operators to prepare 5G

Recent field test results in live commercial networks prove that 4×4 MIMO can effectively improve network performance and user experience, and the device ecosystem is rapidly developing to support 4×4 MIMO, concludes Strategy Analytics in the report “4×4 MIMO Boosts 4G and Gives Consumers a Taste of the Gigabit Experience.”

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Energy companies struggling to counter IoT security risks, finds research

While the majority of energy companies are turning to the Internet of Things (IoT) to help them meet growing demands for power and operate with greater efficiency, too many lack the security procedures to successfully deploy IoT solutions.

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Why energy control room operators should travel back in time: Substation control with the energy time machine

When Britain’s energy infrastructure was first established, no one could have anticipated the increased demand for power that the future would bring. To measure the performance of today’s energy supply, power distributors largely rely on supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) software to gather insights from each substation.

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Hyped smart cities market finally arrives with $64bn streetlight opportunity

In the past few years, smart streetlights have progressed from a nascent market to established early deployments of smart city infrastructure. Cities have embraced the technology and diverse vendors have entered the market, increasing the momentum for smart cities.

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Speedcast and SES Networks partner in Latin America to provide fibre-like connectivity

Speedcast, a provider in providing highly reliable, fully managed, remote communication and IT solutions, and SES, the satellite operator, announced an agreement to provide several hundreds of Mbps of connectivity into Peru.

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Widespread mismanagement of privileged accounts and access revealed in One Identity global survey

One Identity, a proven leader in helping organisations get identity and access management (IAM) right, released new global research that exposes widespread poor practices when it comes to managing privileged accounts.

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