Weka announces cloud-native, unified storage solutions for the entire data lifecycle

WekaIO (Weka), the innovation specialist in high-performance, scalable file storage for data-intensive applications, today announced a transformative cloud-native, storage solution underpinned by the world’s file system, WekaFS that unifies and simplifies the data pipeline for performance-intensive workloads and accelerated DataOps.

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Why the intelligent edge is central to tomorrow’s IoT

We’ve all seen the projections about how many devices will soon be connected to the internet of things (IoT), says Gowri Chindalore, head of Strategy, Edge Processing, NXP Semiconductors. IDC, for example, predicted the figure will exceed 41 billion by 2025. Much has been written about the opportunities this will unlock to make our homes,

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Cybersecurity pros embrace automation, yet younger staff fear being replaced by tech

Despite 88% of cybersecurity professionals believing automation will make their jobs easier, younger staffers are more concerned than veterans that the technology will replace their roles. This is according to new research by Exabeam.

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IoT can solve the care home crisis – but better privacy education is essential

We are all getting older, says Dr. Harro Stokman, CEO and founder of Kepler Vision. Not just on an individual level, but the combination of falling birth rates and longer lifespans mean that the proportion of old people versus young people is higher than it has ever been. While this is a great achievement on

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AWS makes Amazon Timestream available for the IoT

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, has announced the general availability of Amazon Timestream. This is a new time series database for the Internet of Things (IoT) and operational applications that can scale to process trillions of time series events per day up to 1,000 times faster than relational databases, and at as low as 1/10th

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Virtualised 5G security solution helps operators protect subscribers’ handsets and IoT devices

Avast, a global provider of digital security and privacy products, has launched Avast Smart Life for 5G, its smart home security solution for 5G, delivered as a virtualised network function (VNF).

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Equinix data centres to connect Nokia to mobile, IoT and cloud ecosystems

Digital infrastructure company, Equinix, Inc., has been selected as a strategic supplier for Nokia’s Worldwide IoT Network Grid (WING) managed service, in a collaboration to bring next-generation edge architectures and services to market. WING allows operators without an Internet of Things (IoT) footprint to gain fast entry to the IoT market or to help operators expand an existing

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Connecterra wins record funding as COVID shows food supply weakness

Breed Reply, a European investor in early-stage Internet of Things (IoT) businesses, has increased its investment in Dutch agritech company, Connecterra. As part of its Series B funding round, Connecterra has secured €7.8 million from existing investors, Breed Reply and Sistema, alongside new investors including AgTech specialists ADM Capital, French food safety enterprise Kersia Group

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Austria’s A1 Digital and BigML support COVID-19 research

A1 Digital, a subsidiary of A1 Telekom Austria Group reports that, together with its strategic partner BigML, it will make machine learning capacity available free of charge to international research institutions.

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UltraSoC embedded analytics chosen by SimpleMachines for new compute platform

UltraSoC reports that its embedded analytics technology has been selected by SimpleMachines, Inc (SMI) for use within SMI’s innovative Composable Computing Platform.

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The value of training devices at the network edge with AI

Internet of Things (IoT) vendors often tout the plug-and-play nature of their devices: Just connect it to the network and it starts reporting back the required data, says Yasser Khan, CEO of One Tech, Inc.

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Digital transformation ‘fatigue’: Where the channel goes from here

The technology industry has come to a precarious position. Although businesses today understand the importance of technology for achieving their objectives, they are also experiencing ‘digital transformation’ fatigue, says Abel Smit, sales director, data solutions & IoT at Tech Data.

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If we could talk to the Eminelles, just imagine it

IoT Now columnist Nick Booth imagines interrogating Eminelle, Renewtrak‘s smart new artificial intelligence automation.

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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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Maintenance in the digital world

For manufacturers operating in today’s highly competitive global marketplace, unforeseen downtime presents a significant challenge, often leading to higher costs, missed order deadlines and even reputational issues.

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Quickfire Interview on AI in the Internet of Things with Gilli Coston, SVP, EMEA at KORE

Exclusive video interview with Gilli Coston, Senior Vice President of KORE and an industry leader in IoT and M2M in Telecoms business for over 30 years.

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