Space: the Ultimate Network Edge

Data Center Knowledge

Inside Laser Light’s plan to beam network connectivity from Earth’s Orbit using military laser tech Read More. Colocation Connectivity Equinix Featured Internet of Things Networking Technology

Mobilize The Internet Of Things

Forrester IT

Businesses can obtain major benefits -- including better customer experiences and operational excellence -- from the internet of things (IoT) by extracting insights from connected objects and delivering feature-rich connected products. My new report, Mobilize The Internet Of Things , provides advice and insights for businesses on addressing these mobile challenges in the context of planning for and implementing IoT solutions. Internet of Things. industrial internet.

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Three Impediments to the Internet of Things

The Investing Edge

This post is the final installment of a three-part series on the Internet of Things, along with What Nest Just Did for the Internet of Things and Why the Internet of Things is also Industry 4.0. Networks aren’t up to par.

Network Collapse: Why the internet is flirting with disaster

Computer Weekly

It’s surprising the internet works at all, given the age of its core software. The question is, can we catch it before it falls over

Nokia “Connects” Network Services To Customer Experience

Forrester IT

Nokia's services division recently hosted an analyst event where it elaborated on the interlinkage between network services and network infrastructure. Internet of Things. network infrastructure.

12 Hurdles Hampering the Internet of Things

CIO Dashboard

While the Internet of Things (IoT) accounts for approximately 1.9B 8) Power Consumption and Batteries - 50 billion things are expected to be connected to the Internet by 2020 – how will all of it be powered? The Internet of Things Means Business.

CIOs Need To Understand The Risk Of Internet Connected Devices

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs need to ask the right questions before connecting everything to the internet Image Credit: Ryan. Just in case you’ve been living under a rock for a while, you may not be aware of this thing that is being called the “internet of things” (IOT).

Preparing Your Network for the Internet of Things

IT Toolbox

Managing your business' network around IoT can be a challenging task. However, it does not have to be

Update On The Megatrend of the Internet of Things


In this post we dive deeper into the Internet of Things. Today's Internet connects people, governments, academia and business. The already emerging Internet of Things goes far beyond that. The Seventh Sense: Power, Fortune, and Survival in the Age of Networks. Bob Gourley.

The Great Data Center Headache – the Internet of Things

Data Center Knowledge

Internet of Things Networking StorageThought virtualization and cloud computing were challenging? Get ready for the next big thing. Read More.

UAE hotel upgrades wireless network and internet connectivity

Computer Weekly

Beach resort completes major project to revamp its wireless infrastructure with TP-Link technologies

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Would You Connect Your Data Center BMS to the Internet?

Data Center Knowledge

At Data Center World, panelists mull IoT’s greatest challenge: securing the network of connected devices Read More. Data Center World Internet of Things

Identity Based Internet Protocol (IBIP): A network security innovation developed at The MITRE Corporation


Editor’s note: I’ve referenced before my participation on the board of Centripetal Networks , and their ability to deliver large scale commercial solutions of MITRE’s IBIP are an area I am particularly proud of. By Bob Gourley.

Facebook expands its internet infrastructure projects


While you may mostly think of Facebook as a social network, the company started launching infrastructure projects for connecting bringing more people online (and onto its network) many years ago. Like every year, Facebook is using MWC Barcelona to focus on its infrastructure projects. These projects include things like the (now-canceled) solar-powered Aquila drone and plenty […].

Open Internet Exchange Movement Organizing

Data Center Knowledge

Open IX is a movement to bring the European approach to internet exchanges to the U.S. The group is seeking to change the way networks connect with one another, and hoping it will reduce the cost of the physical connections that tie the Internet together.

O2 offers internet of things-backed motor insurance

Computer Weekly

Mobile network O2 expands its reach into the vehicle insurance market with the launch of an internet of things monitoring service

Announcing the October B2B IT Forum on the Internet of Things

The Investing Edge

Industry analysts have predicted 26 billion devices will be connected to the internet by 2020, creating a several trillion dollar market in Internet of Things (IoT) goods and services. Is the network infrastructure suitable for IoT ? to iWatch: The Internet of Things.

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What Nest Just Did for the Internet of Things

The Investing Edge

If you are like me, you might be wondering how large the “Internet of Things” could become, and whether it will get the press, hype and activity that “Big Data” has received. The number of instruments that have connectivity and an internet presence has grown in these companies is enormous.

Tempered Networks simplifies secure network connectivity and microsegmentation

Network World

The TCP/IP protocol is the foundation of the internet and pretty much every single network out there. The fundamental problem with TCP/IP is that the IP address within the protocol represents both the device location and the device identity on a network.

Consortium Previews Open Standard for Internet of Things

Data Center Knowledge

Internet of Things Networking Open source project to develop IoTivity, a standard for machine-to-machine communications, hosted by Linux Foundation Read More.

Build A Healthcare IoT Network Your Nana Will Love

Forrester IT

age of the customer healthcare internet of things (IoT) IoT analyticsA chronically ill senior steps off her scale and heads to the kitchen to make coffee. Moments later, a message appears on her phone; she looks: “Good morning, Mrs. Rodriguez. Your weight is a bit higher than normal this morning. Have you taken your Lasix yet today?” She clicks “yes” and returns her attention to […].

How the Internet of Things Can Improve Environmental Sustainability

The Investing Edge

Lately, my personal interest in environmental sustainability has been intersecting with my professional interest in the Internet of Things, or IoT, where we are seeing a tremendous amount of new deal activity and generated a lively discussion at our last B2B IT Forum in Cambridge: From Industry 4.0

The Internet of First Responder Things (IoFRT)

Chief Seattle Greek Blog

The “Internet of Things” or IoT is a common buzzword in the technology community these days. It refers to the increasingly prevalent distribution of sensors throughout the natural world, and the connection of those sensors – as well as other machines – to the Internet.

Flaw in Iomega, LenovoEMC NAS devices exposes millions of files on the Internet


A vulnerability in legacy Iomega and LenovoEMC network-attached storage (NAS) devices has led to many terabytes of potentially sensitive data being accessible to anyone via the Internet.

Internet traffic to triple by 2020, says Cisco

Computer Weekly

The latest edition of Cisco’s Visual Networking Index predicts a near tripling of internet traffic during the coming years as more than a billion people come online

What Does The “Internet Of Things” Mean For CIOs?

The Accidental Successful CIO

The Internet of things is coming our way – how will this change things? Right now you and I both use screens to interact with the Internet. All of those new devices that are now being “Internet enabled” simply do not lend themselves to supporting a standard display.

Life-Like Identity: Why the Internet Needs an Identity Metasystem

Phil Windley

Summary: Sovrin is an identity metasystem that provides the Internet's missing identity layer. Digital identity is broken because the Internet was built without an identity layer. The idea was made famous by a New Yorker cartoon that says, “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog.”.

Internet of Things: ARM Acquires Software Firm Sensinode

Data Center Knowledge

ARM boosts its Internet of Things strategy by buying Sensinode and accelerating open standards, and Broadcom hopes to be a catalyst for the wearables market with a wireless platform for embedded devices. Networking arm broadcom internet of things

Metro Optical Networks at the Heart of Internet Exchanges

Data Center Knowledge

Several major trends are driving demand for Internet exchange services as well as the need for high-capacity metro optical data center interconnection into and between IX facilities. Read More. Industry Perspectives

Free course - Ethical Hacking: Hacking the Internet of Things

Network World

IoT devices are proliferating on corporate networks, gathering data that enables organizations to make smarter business decisions, improve productivity and help avoid costly equipment failures, but there is one big downside – security of the internet of things remains a problem. It makes sense, then, for enterprises to try to spot vulnerabilities in the IoT gear in their networks before they can be exploited by malicious actors. [

Ascent Index: Internet of Things (IoT)

The Investing Edge

Even though the concept of the Internet of Things (IoT) was introduced in 1999 by Kevin Ashton, only relatively recently has it gained significant footholds both culturally and professionally. It seems an ideal time to use the Ascent Index to measure global buzz around the Internet of Things, and better understand where its spikes in social activity are coming from. million series B financing for startup Ayla Networks , an IoT platform provider.

Pew Report: The Internet of Things


The Pew Research Center Internet Project, one of the current initiatives overseen by Pew Research, is attempting to mark the World Wide Web’s 25 th anniversary with a thorough look at the Internet’s future. The most recent report is called the Internet of Things , a phrase for modern devices that feed data back and forth – including wearables, smartphones, appliances, vehicles, and computers. What Will the Internet Be Like in 2025? By ShannonPerry.

IDG Contributor Network: Fraud and the Internet of Things

Network World

During the past few years, the Internet of Things (IoT) has become one of the hottest movements of our time. According to Gartner, the number of world-wide Internet connected devices will grow to 11.4 Although many technology trends and buzzwords come and go overnight, it’s clear that the IoT is here to stay. Almost half of the world's population is online, and technology is a deeply integrated part of our lives.

Six Ways to Define Your Internet of Things Strategy

CIO Dashboard

By 2020, an estimated 50 billion devices around the globe will be connected to the Internet. The arrival of the “Internet of Things” (IoT) represents a transformative shift for the economy, similar to the introduction of the PC itself. 12 Hurdles Hampering the Internet of Things.

Time To Spread The Word on Internet of Things Dangers: Read what FBI and DHS Cyber Centers Need Us All To Know


The FBI led Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) is playing an increasingly important role in helping consumers and victims of fraud know the reality of the threats facing them from cyberspace. Many default passwords can be easily located on the Internet.