Seven out of 10 European IT decision-makers see Brexit as a business opportunity

Interoute, a global cloud and network provider, has revealed new survey results showing almost two-thirds (63%) of businesses across Europe are anticipating high growth in the year ahead.

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Smart store technologies to generate over $78 billion in annual transaction revenue by 2022

Amazon Go and other ‘invisible payment’ technologies, aimed at reducing or removing physical checkouts from the retail experience, will process over $78 billion (€66.01 billion) in transactions by 2022, up from an expected $9.8 billion (€8.29 billion) this year, a new study from Juniper Research has found.

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IoT changing the network’s edge – Part 1

During a recent House of Lords debate, Martha Lane Fox claimed the UK has been “sleepwalking” through digital change and urged for more to be done to promote digital understanding. The pace of digital change is increasing. Enterprises need to adjust to keep up with rapidly changing technologies.

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Hitachi Vantara deepens industrial IoT and services bench with new executive appointments

Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd., announced the appointments of two new executives to support the company’s industrial internet of things (IoT) and services portfolios. Brad Surak has been named chief product and strategy officer (CPSO),

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The IoT cybersecurity improvement act: What does it mean, and how do we get ready for it?

Security concerns have been dominating news about IoT as of late, and with good reason. A recent survey shows that nearly half of U.S. firms using an IoT network have been hit by a security breach.

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Synectics champions smart transport networks at Coach and Bus UK 2017

With increasingly complex threats facing cities, there is little doubt that smart transport networks are the future. Offering significant benefits to passengers, operators and local authorities alike, they enable key urban services to become more efficient, effective, safer and connected.

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Stormshield appoints new industrial offer manager to its industry business unit

Stormshield – a European cybersecurity systems provider, has announced the appointment of Robert Wakim to offer manager of its Industry Business Unit.

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Itron spends $830m on Silver Spring to accelerate smart grid and smart city innovation and growth

Itron, Inc and Silver Spring Networks, Inc. have signed a definitive agreement for Itron to acquire all outstanding shares of Silver Spring for $16.25 (€13.55) per share in cash.

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Enabling the Internet-of-Everything with intelligent data distribution

When I speak with customers, a common goal is to achieve reliable, efficient, and scalable real-time distribution of data among people, devices, sensors, and machines – what I like to call the Internet of “Everything” (IoE).

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Case study: Brazilian railways become connected from North to South with satellite solutions

Valec is an organisation which builds, maintains and operates Brazilian railways. The public company manages three railways: the North-South Railway, the West-East Integration Railway and the Centre-West Integration Railway. The organisation plays a major role in developing infrastructure across a very large territory in order to support the Brazillian economy.

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Philips Lighting and American Tower Corporation to accelerate smart city services in the U.S.

American Tower Corporation, a provider in wireless infrastructure and Philips Lighting, the provider in lighting, announced an alliance to accelerate the digital transformation of urban spaces and the adoption of smart city services in the United States.

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Huawei OpenLab and Industrial Internet Consortium join forces to establish ecosystem lab

At Huawei Connect 2017, Huawei and the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) unveiled the ‘IIC-Huawei Ecosystem OpenLab’, announcing that through deep cooperation, both parties will promote the development of an industrial Internet ecosystem.

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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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Getting down to business with IoT

The role the Internet of Things (IoT) will play in the coming years is at the forefront of technological innovation and public imagination. However, while we all know how exciting the IoT boom is, there are also a number of inherent dangers with IoT adoption enterprises should be aware of.

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Soluis Group secures £1m innovate UK Grant for the construction industry

A Soluis Group-led consortium has secured £1 million (€1.10 million) of funding from Innovate UK to develop an Augmented Worker System (AWE), the use of virtual and augmented reality for the construction industry.

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Capula and COPA-DATA collaborate to keep the lights on

Case Study: Capula collaborates with technology providers that offer the best products for the industry. Working only with businesses that produce transformative and reliable systems, software and service solutions.

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