On Tuesday, two companies moved to help enterprises adapt their IoT data for popular cloud services. OSIsoft introduced its PI Integrator for Microsoft Azure, and Particle announced a custom integration with Google Cloud Platform.
Partnerships that could shape the internet of things for years are being forged just as enterprises fit IoT into their long-term plans. No one vendor can meet the diverse IoT needs of all those users, so they're joining forces and also trying to foster broader ecosystems. General Electric and Germany's Bosch did both on Monday.
A majority of enterprises say the internet of things is strategic to their business, but most still take a piecemeal approach to IoT security. Those results from a global IDC survey conducted in July and August reveal both the promise and the growing pains of IoT.
Citigroup is using software-defined storage to build an infrastructure that could last 25 years – while generations of hardware come and go. By simplifying its architecture, Citigroup expects to slash its operational expenses, which make up most of its storage costs.
Cisco will integrate its cloud-based Spark communication system and WebEx conferencing service into elements of Salesforce, one of the most widely used enterprise productivity platforms.
On Wednesday, the Wi-Fi Alliance released a test plan for LTE-Unlicensed products, which would bring 4G cellular to unlicensed spectrum bands that Wi-Fi users depend on.
The Industrial Internet Consortium, a group that includes some of the biggest players in the internet of things, took action on Monday to clear the air around industrial IoT security. It rolled out the Industrial Internet Security Framework, a set of best practices to help developers and users assess risks and defend against them.
As flash gets cheaper, enterprises are spending the same amount of money on storage systems but getting more capacity.
Self-driving cars are raising hopes that we’ll all get a lot done when we don’t have to drive anymore. According to a University of Michigan study, that won't happen.
In flash storage these days, it takes more than speed to win over many enterprises. Flash pioneer Violin is introducing its fastest arrays yet but also bringing its Concerto OS to the cloud.
On Tuesday, Silicon Valley startup FogHorn Systems introduced the Lightning software platform, which is designed to bring cloud-type analytics functions down to edge devices, including IoT gateways and even very low-powered processing components built into industrial products.
Favored status for Apple iPhones and iPads on Cisco Systems networks starts Tuesday, giving users better Wi-Fi roaming, integrated VoIP calls and priority for the most important business apps. Here are five new capabilities that may prove most useful.
The mobile industry doesn't yet know what application will create a mass audience for super-fast, sustained wireless performance. That makes its 5G crusade a little harder.
Ireland will join Apple in appealing the European Commission’s finding that Apple owes the country more than US$14 billion in back taxes.
The low-power IoT standard LTE Category M1 is making a big splash at the CTIA Super Mobility show in Las Vegas this week after AT&T and Verizon said they would start using later this year.