The near monopoly a few companies have on hosting the internet may appear to be irreversible, but powerful economic and technological forces are leading us towards an internet no longer consolidated around datacenters. Instead, the software services you rely on will be deployed on computers that can be anywhere in from your pocket to a sleeping server room in a Fortune 500 company.
Click to learn more about author Destiny Bertucci and Patrick Hubbard. Edge is a point of transition, a demarcation point where one thing ends and another begins. It?s also a negotiated point of risk/reward where competing interests often strike a balance for mutual benefit. In the realm of application delivery, Edge Computing seeks to delight [?]
Everyone is enthusiastic about the flow of insight that will be unleashed by big data and the internet of things. CEOs look forward to new strategic and competitive insights. Sales and marketing managers can?t wait for the precision they?ll see in measuring where, when, and why new product or service rollouts are succeeding. Investors are seeing new opportunities, new ideas, and innovations by the dozen.
In its latest Cisco Global Cloud Index (2016-2021), the networking giant predicts that by 2021, 94 percent of all workloads will run in some form of cloud environment and that dedicated servers will be a distinct minority.
Click to learn more about author Farnaz Erfan. Data Profiling has traditionally been regarded as an IT tool. This is because Data Profiling tools were in the purview of technical people when first introduced, and because data was primarily sourced from IT-implemented ERP or CRM systems. Today things have changed. Upwards of 80 percent of [?]
by Angela Guess A new press release reports, ?Actian, the hybrid data management, analytics and integration company, today announced new multi-platform editions of the industry leading Actian Zen Embedded database solution family designed to address the demanding scale-down and scale-out requirements of data-centric IoT solutions. This innovative offering provides the industry with the first enterprise-ready [?]
by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, ?Today, CARTO, the leader in location intelligence, announced a new partnership with Mapbox, the mapping and location data platform for developers, to advance the state of the art in the location intelligence industry. Legacy geographic information systems (GISs) have provided a foundation for businesses to collect and [?]
The Internet of Things can drive change in an organization, providing data into a wide range of operational activities. But that change can require integrating that data into the systems used for key decisions.
One must be able to walk into a room, including those in data centers, and not only access information about every facet of it, but also importantly, have it automatically solve all of its problems on its own.
Companies today face incredible challenges around compliance, security and analytics, as their data lakes fill with invaluable information from ever more sensors. And tomorrow?s challenges will be no easier. As the digital age expands to cover all facets of our lives, more and more computing power will be necessary to process all of the data created.
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, ?Toshiba Client Solutions Co., Ltd. today announced dynaEdge? a high-performance Windows 10 based mobile edge computing device that is certified for Microsoft Azure IoT services to provide a next-generation Intelligent Cloud and Intelligent Edge platform. Using Azure Cognitive Services and Machine Learning, Toshiba?s dynaEdge enables workers [?]
Click to learn more about author Neil Barton. With 2018 just barely started, the tech industry is expected to continue to grow, change and transform at the rapid rate we have seen in the last few years. New technologies to tackle the ever-increasing volume and complexity of data will continue to provide more opportunity for [?]
The internet of things, or IoT, is pervasive these days in your personal life. However, this technology is just getting into the Global 2000 companies. Yet most of the Global 2000 companies are unaware of the risks that they are bringing to IT and cloud security with their IoT adoption.
2017 was a memorable year for the tech industry?and not always in a good way. From the massive Equifax data breach to problems at Uber and the challenges with fake news on social media, technology was in the headlines more than I can ever remember.
by Angela Guess According to a new press release, ?Arrow Electronics, Inc. announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire eInfochips, one of the world?s largest design and managed services companies. eInfochips works with global Fortune 1000 companies at every phase of technology deployment, including developing custom hardware and software and new [?]
Edge Computing (EC) allows data generated by the Internet of Things (IoT) to be processed near its source, rather than sending the data great distances, to data centers or a Cloud. More specifically, Edge Computing uses a network of micro-data stations to process or store the data locally, within a range of 100 square feet. [?]
If you were a big company, you would probably run your cloud services on Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure. Companies of any size can use them, of course. They make it easy to sign up, with free offerings and specialized tools that let you outsource everything from contact management to machine learning to IoT deployments. But if you are a small legal firm in Canada or a startup in Detroit, you might discover that these huge operations do not offer the sort of human attention you crave when it comes to running elements essential to the core of your business.
The IoT revolution is here. Connected devices are reaching every part of our lives, from wearables, to the smart home, to the industrial internet. (This infograph created by First Mark Capital does a great job of showing the breadth and reach of the internet of everything).
Click to learn more about author Ken Hosac. The Internet of Things (IoT) is much more than just connecting devices to the Internet and Cloud, it?s about generating new business insights, automating business and production processes and accelerating innovation cycles. The vast array of IoT implementations are difficult to comprehend, as they can encompass everything from [?]