InterCloud expands its cloud connectivity backbone to Multi-100G using euNetworks pan-European fiber network

InterCloud, a provider of fully managed software-defined cloud interconnect services, announced a new investment to strengthen InterCloud’s premium and secure hybrid and multi-cloud application transport services in Europe. The network expansion strategy is focused on providing the fastest time-to-market and excellent connectivity services to its customers.

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Study shows 97% of UK companies face costly IT outages, but half of failures are avoidable

LogicMonitor, a SaaS-based performance monitoring platform for enterprise IT and service providers, has released the results of a new study of 300 IT decision-makers, including 100 based in the UK.

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OWASP IoT top 10 list under review for 2018

One of the biggest discussions as new technologies are evolving is the issue of cybersecurity. In a world where everyone is interconnected and mobile applications practically run our everyday lives, how do you keep users protected from hackers?

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Smart dynamic LED street lights turn on in St. Gallen

The City of St. Gallen, Switzerland, has kicked-off a Smart Lighting project which is expected to save up to 65% of power thanks to the implementation of energy-efficient LED luminaires and an advanced remote control system.

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Lantronix announces its new ConsoleFlow software to slash IT downtime, bringing in-band management capability to out-of-band networks

Lantronix, Inc., a global provider of secure data access and management solutions for the industrial Internet of Things (IoT), announced ConsoleFlow, a centralised IT infrastructure management and monitoring software optimised for out-of-band management and is making it available to customers now through an early availability program with general availability planned in 3rd quarter of 2018.

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Mobile operator core revenues to fall by $50bn over next 5 years, according to Juniper Research

A new study from Juniper Research has found that annual global operator-billed revenues from voice and data services are expected to fall by over $50 billion (€42.67 billion) over the next 5 years, from $837 billion (€714.31 billion) last year to $785 billion (€669.93 billion) by 2022.

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TETRA and LTE are essential for mission critical users so why not take advantage of both says ETELM

While TETRA and LTE interconnection is raising many challenges for the mission critical industry, it is important to consider alternative ways of leveraging legacy technologies to move forward with LTE, says Nicolas Hauswald, director of Sales and Marketing at ETELM.

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Siemens AG extends contract with Orange Business Services for global SD-WAN infrastructure to support its digital transformation

Siemens AG, a global electronics and electrical engineering company, has extended its contract with Orange Business Services for a global “Siemens Digitalisation Network” (SDN) built on an SD-WAN infrastructure, connecting 1,500 sites in 94 countries. The increased performance of its communications infrastructure will enable Siemens to take full advantage of further digitalisation to improve its Industry 4.0

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An integrated approach is needed to meet the high-speed communications needs of the rail sector says Etelm

As new LTE mission critical standards are being established by 3GPP, there is a major opportunity for the rail industry to benefit from the latest secure broadband voice and data services.

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Renesas Electronics simplifies integration for industrial Ethernet with intelligent RJ45 module solution

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced its latest industrial Ethernet module solution, the I-RJ45, which incorporates a single- or dual-port RJ45 connector and simplifies integration for industrial Ethernet by supporting various industrial network slave applications including sensors and transmitters, gateways, operator terminals and remote I/O.

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Business fears: The need for better security in the Internet of Things

Cybersecurity in business is often overlooked, underfunded or simply not given enough thought. Though recent research by Avast Business found that 96% of SMBs are concerned about malware and ransomware, the ‘it won’t happen to us’ attitude is still just as prevalent as the underlying fear of being hacked.

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Pod Solutions and Subex partner to provide advanced security for IoT billing and connectivity service

Telecom analytics solution provider, Subex has been selected by Pod Solutions, a division of Pod Group to implement its IoT security solution, Subex Secure, as part of Pod Group’s billing and connectivity service.

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Low power means long range coverage for industrial sensors

Andrew Brown, the executive director of Enterprise and IoT Research at Strategy Analytics, recently interviewed Matt Bacon, the marketing and communications director at Actility, to discuss the company’s activities in IoT; its network, partners and customers and its efforts in industrial markets.

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Senet and Sagemcom partner to demonstrate LoRaWAN geolocation services at CES 2018

Senet, a provider of cloud-based software, global connectivity service platforms and network build-out for the Internet of Things (IoT), and Sagemcom, a French group providing high added-value smart terminals market, have partnered to demonstrate LoRaWAN™ geolocation services at CES 2018.

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Quantenna and Greenwave partner to deliver full duplex Wi-Fi extender for smart connected home coverage

Greenwave Systems, Inc., a global provider in managed services and Quantenna Communications, Inc., an innovator in high-performance Wi-Fi solutions, have announced a new partnership to deliver a full duplex Wi-Fi extender for superior whole-home coverage.

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Case Study: Controlling quality of irrigation water with IoT to improve crops production

The quality of irrigation water, as well as the correct management of water resources, is essential for the productivity and efficiency of the crops. Controlling and analysing water before irrigating is crucial and its quality may vary significantly depending on the time of the year. So frequent measurements are recommended.

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