In his regular new column on developments in the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem, Antony Savvas explores some evolving industry viewpoints on deployment and security.Read more
Users failed by VPN security and performance, but SD-WANs no option for industrial IoT. So where next?
Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) have significant security and performance drawbacks for use in networking cloud applications. This was the start-point for a recent survey and primary research by industry analysts, Futuriom, that (spoiler alert) leads the firm to conclude that Application Specific Networking (ASN) may be a way forward.Read more
Telcos desperately turning to value-added ICT services for revenue growth, but can they do this well?
“Telcos could talk to enterprise customers about applications and security,” one vendor advises. “And I could become a Princess,” says one analyst sarcastically. As revenues from core connectivity services continue to collapse many network operators are turning to other value-added services (VAS) to shore up their balance sheets.Read more