Ransomware halts IoT operations at Sierra Wireless, as maritime industry is hit 1.5mn times in 30 days

Last week started with some sensible guidance on cyber security. By Wednesday the theory became a nightmare reality for one of the Internet of Things (IoT) majors, Vancouver-based Sierra Wireless as it was halted by an all-out ransomware attack.

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Companies could save 28% IoT connectivity costs with ‘Hyperscale’ solution

Transforma Insights published a White Paper, written in collaboration with network operator Telia, which finds that companies could save US$117 billion (€96.57 billion)by using a ‘Hyperscale IoT Connectivity’ solution. This equates to 28% of IoT connectivity costs.

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User group launched by Transforma Insights for execs facing tech implementation

Research firm Transforma Insights announced the launch of the Transforma Insights User Group, a year-round, engaged and informed member community. Its aim is to connect enterprise technology adopters navigating their digital transformation journey.

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Forecast shows new details of technologies connecting IoT

Technology evolution and the growth of LPWA (low power wide area) services necessitates a different approach to forecasting Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. This is demonstrated by Transforma Insights’ analysis in its new Hyperconnectivity forecasts.

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IoT cellular connectivity services provider Arkessa acquired by Wireless Logic

Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity provider, Wireless Logic has acquired another UK-based provider, Arkessa Ltd. According to Wireless Logic, this marks the latest step in its business expansion following the recent acquisition of European companies Datamobile AG and New Line Mobile BV.

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Vodafone, Telefonica, DT IoT and Verizon top Transforma Insights CSP IoT rankings

Transforma Insights has revealed the results of its analysis of the Internet of Things (IoT) strategies of 10 connectivity providers across technical, geographical and vertical capabilities.

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Transforma Insights creates advisory board to exchange industry views

Transforma Insights, advisors on the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and Digital Transformation, has announced the formation of an Advisory Board, drawing on a range of voices from across the technology sector.

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Global top tier of operators account for 1.27bn cellular IoT connections, with China dominant

Ahead of its annual CSP IoT Peer Benchmarking report, Transforma Insights has published a short report tracking numbers of IoT connections for the top 33 carrier groups worldwide.

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Global IoT market to grow to $1.5trn annual revenue by 2030

Transforma Insights, led by veteran Internet of Things (IoT) analysts Jim Morrish and Matt Hatton, says it has established a new benchmark for global IoT forecasts, by publishing the first iteration of its “granular” Total Addressable Market (TAM) database based on analysis of hundreds of applications.

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Killed off by NTT DoCoMo: NB-IoT still kicking globally, but for how long?

Japan’s telco, NTT DoCoMo, shut down its NarrowBand-IoT (NB-IoT) network on March 31st. Coming barely a year after NTT’s services were launched,  Jeremy Cowan editorial director of IoT Now turned to industry watchers for their views on the decision and what lies ahead for NB-IoT.

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Is this the first IoT winter?

Is the Internet of Things (IoT) going through its ‘First IoT Winter’ between 2015 and 2020? Based on his recent book ‘The Internet of Things Myth’ and work by Transforma Insights looking at IoT deployments, says Matt Hatton, founding partner, Transforma Insights.

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Transforma Insights launches to support enterprises on their Digital Transformation journey

Industry analysts Jim Morrish and Matt Hatton have announced the launch of their latest venture, Transforma Insights, a technology industry analyst firm focused on enterprise adoption of new technologies.

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Communications Service Providers in IoT in 2017: where unicorns fear to tread

Matt Hatton, Founder & CEO, Machina Research Every year Machina Research puts together a set of predictions for what we expect to see in the new year in the Internet of Things. This year is no different. These predictions span everything in the ecosystem including enterprise end users, consumer products, regulation and device trends. One

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Machina Research acquired by Gartner for its IoT skills

Machina Research has been acquired by Gartner, a leading information technology research and advisory company. The deal takes effect from November 9, 2016.

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IoT application builders can’t rely on 2G or 3G availability after 2020, says Machina Research study

Machina Research has published a Strategy Report ‘2G and 3G switch off: a navigation guide for IoT’ looking at the emerging trend in mobile operators switching off 2G (and in future 3G) networks and the likely implications for Internet of Things (IoT) developers

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Will IoT destroy capitalism, what happens to all that blood and will we soon be robots?

Top billing at Thursday’s IoTx Live event in London rightly went to an audience with James Brehm, founder and chief technology evangelist of James Brehm & Associates, and Matt Hatton, co-founder & CEO of Machina Research. Here, Jeremy Cowan learns from IoT’s funniest double act.

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