IoT landscape splits into volume and value service providers

With cloud communications an essential enabler and a substantial part of the operating costs of IoT services, organisations are assessing how to procure cloud capabilities in the most efficient way that best suits their business case and gives them the flexibility to adapt and scale up.

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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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GlobalPlatform and IoT Connectivity Alliance sign MoU to develop and support industry-wide standards for IoT security

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been agreed between industry associations GlobalPlatform and the IoT Connectivity Alliance (ICA). The two technical bodies will work to develop and promote a standardised approach to internet of things (IoT) security based on secure component technology. This will reduce the cost and streamline the development of large-scale consumer and industrial IoT deployments.

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Simple solutions create complex connectivity choices for IoT service providers

Too much choice can be a dangerous thing but, the vast diversity of IoT applications and business models depend on appropriate functionality being available at varying price points. George Malim examines the options.

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SpeedCast announces buyout of Satcomms Australia

SpeedCast Ltd (“SpeedCast”), a satellite services provider, has announced the buyout of SatComms Australia. The closing of the transaction is subject to regulatory approval. SpeedCast also announced the appointment of Michael Malone as a non-executive Board Director and the appointment of John Mackay as Chairman of the Board.

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Eseye opens US office to support smart metering customers in the Americas

London, UK. October, 2011: Eseye, a global machine-to-machine (M2M) connectivity service provider and product design consultancy, has opened a new office in Connecticut, complementing the offices in the UK and continental Europe.

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