Internet of Things: Why IoT is here to stay within the enterprise


By Scott Szymanski

The Internet of Things (IoT) has made a name for itself in the consumer sphere. From fitness trackers like Fitbit to Amazon’s Dash buttons for one-touch product ordering, the average person can tangibly embrace IoT in everyday life.  New cars have been outfitted with IoT technologies, such as Apple’s CarPlay, making driving...

By VMware AirWatch, 20 November 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Development, Enterprise Mobility, IoT.

Four ways the IoT will need to evolve to keep us safe

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By Mor Ahuvia

The motto “Never have so many people known so little about so much” became a hallmark of James Burke’s brilliant BBC TV Series “Connections” back in the 80s and 90s.

To paraphrase Burke in terms of the IoT revolution, never will have so many people entrust so much to companies about whose security practices they know so little.

So what is the Internet of Things anyway?

As defined in...

By SafeNet, 05 November 2015, 0 comments. Categories: IoT, Security.

Jasper hooks up with IBM for end to end IoT deployment

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First it was VMware; then it was Salesforce and SAP. Now IoT platform provider Jasper has announced an alliance with IBM to integrate its Control Center platform with the tech giant’s IoT Foundation.

The two firms will provide end to end IoT deployment, managing application development throughout the service lifecycle, as well as analytics and automation through IBM Bluemix and device, application ,and Control Center IoT service data through the IBM IoT...

By James Bourne, 27 October 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Data & Analytics, Enterprise Mobility, IoT.

IoT and wearables: Making sure your enterprise OS transition is not short sighted


Gartner has predicted that by 2020, 20 billion connected things will be in use. While the consumer side of the Internet of Things has made up most of the conversations surrounding the IoT, it is within the enterprise that IoT stands to make the most revenue.

While digitising common devices certainly drives the imagination, the IoT also has the potential to drive entirely new business models, particularly in wearables. However, many enterprises are failing to...

By Rick Delgado, 13 October 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Development, Enterprise Mobility, IoT, Wearables.

Is your enterprise network up to the rigours of IoT, mobile and cloud?


A new report from Verizon has outlined the ways in which enterprises need to rethink their network architecture to cope with cloud, mobile, and the Internet of Things (IoT) among others.

The process of ‘digitising’ business process has already been achieved by a quarter of companies surveyed by Verizon, while a further 32% said they were in the process of executing their strategy. 29% said they were evaluating, while 15% are expanding their strategy.

The technologies Verizon...

By James Bourne, 02 October 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Cloud , Enterprise Mobility, IoT.

Why the enterprise is key to growth in the Internet of Things

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According to the latest IDC figures, 73% of decision makers polled said they had already installed or planned to install IoT solutions within the next year.

58% of the 2,500 respondents, across 15 countries, argue that the IoT is of strategic importance, with the most important industries being healthcare (72%), transportation (67%) and manufacturing (66%). Just under a quarter (24%) of all respondents view the IoT as capable of bringing disruption and massive change. Government...

By Enterprise CIO, 24 September 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Development, Enterprise Mobility, IoT.

How IoT empowers dialogue on cybersecurity, privacy, and identity and access management


By Joni Brennan and Oleg Logvinov

It is a counterintuitive challenge to begin with. The whole point of the Internet is to make informationmore accessible, but the prevailing question in cybersecurity, privacy and identity and access management (IAM) is how to build an effective framework of complementary technologies and policies for restricting who can access what information when and in what ways.

In the digital transformation that is well underway with Internet of Things (IoT) and...

By IEEE, 14 August 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Big Data, Cloud , Identity, IoT, Privacy, Security.

Red Hat argues enterprises are being “deliberate” in IoT implementations


Open source technology provider Red Hat argues enterprises are being “deliberate” when it comes to implementing Internet of Things (IoT) solutions.

The view comes on the back of a recent survey, conducted by TechValidate, which showed only 12% of respondents are currently in the process of rolling out an IoT solution. Yet Red Hat argues this is the natural path for enterprises, generally watchful and glacial over new technology trends.

“Far from being a negative, this...

By James Bourne, 16 July 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise Mobility, IoT.

Kaazing’s Peter Singh on connectivity and communication challenges with IoT #MWC15

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The Internet of Things (IoT) means many things to many people, but for enterprises, there are interesting benefits and challenges which lie ahead, from securing each endpoint to exponentially increasing employee productivity.

Yet the issues over connectivity and standardisation continue to be prevalent. One company trying to solve this is real-time communications provider Kaazing, with its enterprise-grade WebSocket Gateway technology to deliver real-time...

By James Bourne, 05 March 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Development, Enterprise Mobility, IoT.

Jasper announces Salesforce and SAP IoT partnership deals #MWC15


Internet of Things (IoT) platform provider Jasper has announced partnerships with Salesforce and SAP, providing greater value to customers with the former and better managing and monetising IoT services with the latter.

The partnerships, announced at Mobile World Congress, build upon the previous deal inked with VMware – for AirWatch – in October 2014, show off...

By James Bourne, 03 March 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise Mobility, IoT.