Facebook expands its internet infrastructure projects

CTOvision

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 […].

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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Update On The Megatrend of the Internet of Things

CTOvision

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.

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).

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

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.

With NCS, Cisco Targets the Internet of Everything

Data Center Knowledge

To address rapidly growing Internet traffic in cloud, mobile, video and machine-to-machine applications Cisco (CSCO) introduced the Network Convergence System (NCS), a network fabric family designed to serve as the foundation of a massively scalable, smarter and more adaptable Internet.

What network pros need to know about IoT

CTOvision

Read why Dan Tynan says that network professionals should be prepared for prepared for management complexity, immature standards, IoT security challenges on Network World : Architecting for the Internet of Things creates a whole new ballgame for network pros. CTO Internet of Things News

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.

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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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.

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

Pew Report: The Internet of Things

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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.

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

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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.

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

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.

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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Microsegmentation – Secure Your Internal Network

CTOvision

The problem I have with these statements is that every network engineer I know segments their network more than just at the subnet level and their segmentation is not limited to just north-south traffic. It enables Internet at Scale. Nathaniel Crocker.

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.

The Internet of (Secure) Things – Embedding Security in the IoT

CTOvision

We’re seeing a glimmer of the future – the Internet of Things (IoT) – where anything and everything is or contains a sensor that can communicate over the network/Internet. By George Romas.

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.

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

Why Do Spammers Love The Internet Of Things?

CTOvision

The Internet of Things is the marketing term for those devices. Most aren’t the laptops, tablets, and phones we think of as using the internet: they’re appliances like routers, fridges, cameras, and a million others, each of which is equipped with storage space, an operating system, and a connection to the internet. All of which would be fine if the Internet of Things was secure, but it isn’t. Cyber Security Internet of ThingsCiara Noonan.

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.

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.

Applying the Laws of Science to the Internet of Things and Healthcare IT

CTOvision

Today, “Internet of Things” (IoT) is shouted at every corner, both in the business and private spheres. Internet of Things: What’s in a Name? Referring to Morgan Stanley , IoT happens exactly at the intersection of Big Data, Chips and Networks.

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

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

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

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

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.

Maria Lensing: The Network Platform for Healthcare’s Future

Cloud Musings

Unfortunately, that passion didn’t apply to blood, so she went into electrical engineering and biomedical engineering, eventually falling in love with networking and data. AT&T Business is Delivering The Network Platform for Healthcare’s Future today.

The Legal Challenges of the Internet of Things

CTOvision

The problem is, it is easier than ever for manufacturers to integrate data storage, but oftentimes the privacy and legal repercussions of the Internet of Things (IoT) are not considered. Here are a few legal aspects for businesses to consider when it comes to the Internet of Things. Internet-connected devices pose a challenge. One study recently found hackers could breach such networks via Wi-Fi light bulbs. Rick Delgado.