Ransomware and the IoT are a fantastic business opportunity for creatives in, the Internet of Crims

Have you noticed something about the companies that lecture us about the need for speed, innovation and agility? They’re always the ones that move with all the pace and grace of Laurel and Hardy shifting a piano up a long staircase.

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Billion 4G/LTE outdoor VPN routers are new LoRa meter backhauls for remote billing

Billion Electric, a global telecommunication technology and IoT solutions provider, has introduced an integration between LoRa smart meters and its 4G/LTE Outdoor SIM Embedded VPN Router – BiPAC 4700ZU.

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Numerex announces nxCONNECT wireless LTE back-up service

Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider, Numerex Corp has released nxCONNECT™, a wireless LTE back-up service for businesses that depend on high speed internet service for their connectivity.

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Can customer service management keep up with IoT and the rise of connected devices?

For many people “the best service is no service,” yet getting to the nirvana of eliminating the reasons why customers call is a challenge. Today’s customer service teams are buried under manual workloads, and the volume of incoming cases is increasing,

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SIM extension is to be smart access solution for IoT and M2M outdoor applications

GTT has released a SIM extension solution, which aims to provide direct, simple access to SIM cards in Internet of Things and Machine-to-Machine (IoT and M2M) applications in remote, harsh outdoor environments.

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Scale brings complexity as IoT connected devices set to triple by 2021, exceeding 46bn units

New data from Juniper Research has found that the number of connected IoT (Internet of Things) devices, sensors and actuators will reach over 46 billion in 2021.

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Companies must counter DDoS attacks via webcams and routers with a strategic approach

After the biggest DDoS attack of all time was reported in late September, cyber-criminals wasted no time in mounting their next operation. Less than a month later, a further broad-based attack crashed major online services including Twitter, Spotify, Netflix and PayPal.

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Playing it for laughs: Huawei’s CEO meets analyst questions head on with wit and candour

Shenzhen, China — Eric Xu, the rotating CEO of Huawei, China’s largest telecom equipment and services provider, isn’t like most chief execs. Not only was he happy to take questions from an international posse of 500 communications analysts and media, he did it unscripted and with a strong sense of humour.

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B+B SmartWorx becomes Advantech B+B SmartWorx as sale is finalised to lead new Intelligent Networking BU

Taiwanese industrial computing manufacturer, Advantech announced the completion of its acquisition of privately-held industrial intelligent networking specialist B+B SmartWorx for the US$99.85 million agreement announced on November 16.

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TP-LINK launches ‘all-in-one’ smart home router and new line of connected devices

TP-LINK® has announced its new SR20 Smart Home Router with Touchscreen, an all-in-one router and Internet of Things (IoT) hub with ZigBee and Z-Wave. The SR20 delivers powerful AC1900 class performance that will transform the connected home experience.

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Managing the machines: How operators can get ahead in M2M

The deployment of Machine to Machine (M2M) initiatives is generating new revenue opportunities for operators and communication service providers (CSPs). Pravin Mirchandani, CMO, OneAccess Networks, explained how innovative traffic management services, delivered via customer premises-based equipment, or CPE, can help them capitalise on these opportunities.

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Multi-Tech Launches New Low Cost Line of 3G Embedded and Device Modems for M2M

Multi-Tech Systems, a world leading manufacturer of cellular modems for M2M (machine-to-machine) communications, expands its line of embedded and device modems,  and routers to provide lower cost 3G options for customers.

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Digi and Sprint claim first commercial-grade integrated 4G routers for M2M services

Minnesota-based Digi International has introduced what it says are the industry’s first commercial-grade integrated 4G routers – the Digi Connect WAN 4G and ConnectPort X4 4G.

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