PTC enhances connectivity to industrial automation assets as KEPServerEX adds secure torque tool link

PTC has released the newest version of its Kepware industrial connectivity software. Kepware is foundational to the industrial connectivity capabilities of PTC’s ThingWorx Industrial IoT platform, and now the KEPServerEX 6.7 solution aims to make it easier than ever for users to connect to all industrial automation assets via a single, secure application.

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Using wireless as a primary WAN link to accelerate IoT deployment

Internet of Things IoT Businesses across the globe are working on their game plans for long-term Internet of Things (IoT) deployments. IT teams are now faced with managing a network that extends well beyond the traditional boundaries of fixed locations.

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Huawei launches new solutions to drive the development of an intelligent society at Huawei Asia Pacific ISP Summit 2018

Huawei Asia Pacific ISP Summit 2018 held in Hong Kong gathered over 150 ISPs and industry experts from Southeast Asia to discuss how the ISP industry can advance digital transformation and unlock new opportunities to grow the digital economy in Asia Pacific.

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Aerohive® delivers industry-first combined SD-WAN & SD-LAN user & app traffic management

Aerohive Networks®, a cloud Networking provider, announced an industry first for unified SD-WAN & SD-LAN access networks, adding end-to-end granular user and application policy enforcement, and new WAN and VPN link-performance analytics for greater insight into the overall operations of distributed networks.

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Zain Group and Cisco Blaze innovation trail to drive network transformation for the digital era

Zain Group and Cisco announced that they have successfully achieved a key milestone in expanding the telecommunications operator’s IP/MPLS network with cutting edge technologies, setting the groundwork for new opportunities and business models to be developed.

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IoT changing the network’s edge – Part 2

In the Part 1 of the article, George Mulhern stated that Software-defined Networking (SDN) is the biggest paradigm shift in enterprise networking, possibly since the Internet, and that one of its most prominent changes is the transformation of the Wide Area Network (WAN).

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IoT changing the network’s edge – Part 1

During a recent House of Lords debate, Martha Lane Fox claimed the UK has been “sleepwalking” through digital change and urged for more to be done to promote digital understanding. The pace of digital change is increasing. Enterprises need to adjust to keep up with rapidly changing technologies.

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Network test lab conducts hands-on testing: Validates SD-WAN solution’s resiliency under extreme levels of packet loss

Silver Peak, the provider of broadband and hybrid WAN solutions, announced that the company’s flagship SD-WAN solution, Unity EdgeConnect, successfully endured a series of rigorous network packet-loss resilience tests.

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Industry shift to application-driven WAN Edge accelerated by Silver Peak, SD-WAN solution displaces branch routers

Silver Peak, a global provider of broadband and hybrid WAN solutions, has announced a series of advances to the Unity EdgeConnect high-performance SD-WAN solution. These are designed to enable enterprises to realise the advantages of a thin branch office.

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ZTE and CLAA reveal large-scale commercial use of LPWAN IoT, and unveils Smart Street 2.0 solution

ZTE Corporation, has announced a shared and co-built carrier-class IoT solution in conjunction with the China LoRa Application Alliance (CLAA). ZTE has simultaneously unveiled its Smart Street 2.0 – Highlights Your City solution.

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Altair’s ALT1160 CAT-1 chipset successfully completes a trial with Raspberry Pi

Altair Semiconductor, a provider of LTE chipsets, has announced that its ALT1160 CAT-1 chipset has successfully completed a trial with Raspberry Pi to provide LTE connectivity on the system for the first time.

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Fog computing and real time communications in the mist – Part 2

Complementary, not oppositional Fog Computing aims to resolve some of the challenges of cloud computing by reducing latency, optimising WAN bandwidth consumption, strengthening security, and improving redundancy and availability.

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Weightless-P hardware and Weightless Ignition Pack launched at CTIA

The Weightless SIG announced the availability of Weightless-P hardware and the pre-launch of a Weightless-P Software Development Kit.

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LPWA vs LTE: the differences explained

As the Internet of Things (IoT) becomes larger and larger, the list of communications protocols vying to power the extensive wireless wide area networks (WAN) that the infrastructure will require grows both longer and more complex.

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OneAccess enables operators to expand market for high speed managed services

OneAccess Networks has launched the ONE2540, an ultra-high performance CPE platform that enables operators and communication services providers (CSPs) to profitably deliver high speed managed services to a far broader range of SMB and enterprise customers than previously possible.

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Will IoT need its own, dedicated wide area network?

The continued and predicted growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) means that more diverse industries are feeling the effects, with yet more on the verge.  This does throw up some challenges, such as how can the IoT reach the more isolated or low cost businesses.

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