The adoption of edge and fog computing models is enabling enhanced efficiency, says Bob Emmerson. Data is generated at the edge and bringing processing power close to the source generates real-time information on which informed decisions and actions can be taken.
Hyperconvergence is a relatively new marketing term, says Bob Emmerson. Unfortunately, it can come across as a hyped-up version of regular voice/data convergence, which became an overused term many moons ago.
Nutanix, a provider of enterprise cloud computing, announced at its. NEXT Conference 2017 that the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS will be delivered as a full software stack with new multi-cloud capabilities in Nutanix CalmTM and a new cloud service called Nutanix XiTM Cloud Services.
As industrial organisations assess and prepare to deploy IoT systems, many of the concerns about the technology, including the performance, scalability and security, are being addressed by technical innovation. However, the business model for vendors and the new value chain that is required to support virtualised technical approaches to mature industrial processes is proving harder to [...]
The Internet of Things is rapidly turning a new generation of products ‘smart’ by adding computing power, network connectivity and sophisticated software. So says Art Swift, president of prpl Foundation.
DigitalRoute, a provider of data integration solutions globally, has appointed Alejandro Lopresti to the position of general manager, Americas. In his new role, Alejandro will be responsible for leading the US team and liaising directly with the company’s customers and partners
The UK government recently announced its intention to invest “£740 million(US$ 904.94 million) to support the rollout of fibre broadband connections and future 5G mobile technology.” This intention was included in the new industrial strategy proposals (green paper) unveiled by the UK Prime Minister.
There is a technological tsunami heading straight to the centre of the mobile telecoms world. IoT promises a deluge of connected “things”, from smart water meters and remote perimeter access control systems to traffic congestion monitors and the intelligent home.
The contrast between proprietary and open source software is as old as the IT industry itself. Software in almost every category is available either from suppliers who develop and market their code by themselves or from developer communities who work with open code.