European consumers are underwhelmed despite the big ‘digital switch’

Businesses that fail to capitalise on the public’s digital curiosity risk losing customers, say 48% of consumers in a recent European survey. And only 32% of European consumers believe the companies they interact with now deliver an improved digital experience compared to before the pandemic.

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Why 5G matters in a world of IoT, VR, AR, AI and Edge

When 4G launched, it offered some significant performance improvements over 3G. But with 5G, says Guy Matthews, editor of NetReporter, something far more profound is going on. The doors of possibility have been blown off their hinges. So what lies beyond?

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IT leaders now look to data management for competitive advantage, says survey

Druva Inc., a specialist in cloud data protection (CDP) and management, announced the results of the 2020 Value of Data Report. The report offers insights from 700 IT decision makers in the US and UK and underpins the importance of maximising the value of data as businesses navigate an unprecedented global event.

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VMware delivers industry’s only complete SDN and security stack built for the multi-cloud era

Today at VMworld 2019, VMware, Inc. announced a broad set of networking and security innovations and major milestones that further advance VMware’s vision of the Virtual Cloud Network.

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InfluxData and VMware collaborate to optimise streaming data collected from IoT devices

InfluxData, creator of the modern open source purpose-built time series database InfluxDB, announced its technology will integrate with VMware’s Pulse IoT Centre, an IoT infrastructure management solution.

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Zeppelin cuts factory engine failures with predictive IoT maintenance

Splunk Inc, reports that Zeppelin GmbH, is using Splunk Enterprise to reduce the risk of factory shutdowns and predict machinery and equipment maintenance.

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New cybersecurity interoperability helps service providers cut network risks

Trend Micro Incorporated, a global provider of cybersecurity solutions, reports that its telecom IoT security solution, Virtual Network Function Suite (VNFS), has been certified as VMware Ready.

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IMS Evolve joins Dell Technologies’ IoT Solutions Partner Program for accessible IoT integration across food retail

IoT specialist IMS Evolve is working in partnership with Dell Technologies, as part of the Dell Technologies IoT Solution Partner Program, to help accelerate opportunities for independent software vendors and customers within the food retail industry to leverage IoT integration.

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Behaviour Analytics Market to grow at 40% CAGR from 2017-2024, according to reports

The Behaviour Analytics Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $200 million (€170.07 million) to over $3.5 billion (€2.98 billion) by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.

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SHI further expands cloud competency, with VMware Cloud on AWS certification

SHI International Corp., one of America’s top 10 largest IT solutions providers, has achieved the VMware Cloud on AWS Solution Competency, enabling SHI customers to leverage their existing VMware software-defined data centre (SDDC) via the AWS cloud.

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VMware extends IoT strategy with new edge computing solutions

At Mobile World Congress 2018, VMware, Inc, unveiled the next chapter of its Internet of Things (IoT) strategy which will focus on delivering new edge computing solutions for specific use cases including Asset Management and Smart Surveillance.

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Hyperconvergence and computation at the edge: Part 3

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.

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Hyperconvergence and the Internet of Things: Part 1

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. 

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Partner Communications selects VMware and Cloudify to accelerate NFV adoption to reduce customer costs

Cloudify and VMware, Inc. announced the companies are helping Partner Communications implement a novel approach to network functions virtualisation (NFV) that has resulted in a rapid conversion to NFV and a reduction in cost-per-customer to deliver network services.

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Can you contain your excitement?

One of the technological advances that the implementation of IoT is driving is in operating systems (OS) which manage applications and processes. Virtual machines (VMs) have long fulfilled this function in the infrastructure world, but for most applications, VMs are too slow and too heavy on resources for use in IoT endpoints. Most endpoints require

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IoT is making strides, but it’s still in short trousers

REVIEW: Events like last week’s Smart IoT London (March 15-16, ExCeL, Docklands) can be a salutary reminder of how far the Internet of Things (IoT) has come in a few short years. But they also show how much work remains to be done, says IoT Now‘s editorial director, Jeremy Cowan.

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