Internet of Things (IoT) Network Infrastructure
Commercial IoT lies between consumer and industrial on the IoT spectrum and has unique design challenges. Rigado's Justin Rigling explains how to best design an edge system for commercial IoT.
Converging IT and OT networks naturally exposes critical devices and processes to new threats. Fortinet's Peter Newton outlines how NAC and segmentation can help sure IIoT.
To graduate from the 'AOL stage' of IoT to advanced-class IoT, we have to do work in three key areas, as well as ensure inherent trust. Dell Technologies' Jason Shepherd discusses how.
Nearly all IoT use cases require some element of location. However, achieving this on low-power devices can be challenging. Skyhook's Kipp Jones explains how TDOA and Wi-Fi can solve the problem.
The relationship between the cloud and IoT is evolving. Deloitte Digital's Robert Schmid explains where fog computing fits in and the role it plays in an IoT system.
Despite the touted benefits of IoT for mobile operators, few are reaping them. Openwave Mobility's Aman Brar offers three areas mobile operators should hone in on to successfully monetize IoT.
Edge computing allows the processing and actioning of data to happen at the collection source, explains Adobe's Anjul Bhambhri, leading to submillisecond responses and actioning that improve the ...
The 'X as a service' trend, says Tata Communications' Tim Sherwood, is helping differentiate MVNOs as they launch and maintain value-added services in the IoT world.
The sheer number of 'things' today is forcing an inevitable shift to the edge. Dell's Jason Shepherd discusses the ins and outs of the IoT edge, as well as the many faces of edge computing.
Most professional services organizations are stuck in the earliest stages of adopting IoT. MOBI's Josh Garrett explains why this industry is challenged by IoT.
While 5G will play a critical role extending mobile connectivity, until it is fully realized there is something that can fill its place: private LTE. ADRF's Greg Najjar explains.
Arm's Dipesh Patel discusses five key reasons why organizations may want to deploy IoT systems in either an on-premises or hybrid environment versus solely in the public cloud.
As computing models continue to shift between centralized and decentralized, the concept of the edge is growing in popularity. AppDynamics' Jonah Kowall offers insights into edge models from ...
The term 'distributed database' is severely overloaded. McObject's Steven Graves cuts through the confusion and explains the various distributed database systems and how they fit into an IoT ...
There are a number of factors developers must consider when choosing the right connectivity for their massive IoT or critical IoT use case. Twilio's Chetan Chaudhary explains.
Containers make sense within development environments. Understanding why folks use containers at the edge of an IoT network requires a little more thought. Red Hat's James Kirkland discusses.
Finding the right balance between edge and cloud is the key to success, says Stratus Technolgies' Jason Andersen. With right combination of edge and cloud, organizations can see real ROI and often ...
Low-power wide area networks are expected to have a significant impact on the growth rate of future IoT innovation. AT&T's Chris Penrose outlines some of the top things you need to know about LPWA.
Achieving IoT-connected smart city status is ultimately up to the telecom industry, local governments and public sector industries. Hortonworks' Sanjay Kumar discusses.
5G is set to take IoT to new heights, but with new tech comes new ways of doing business. Deloitte's Helena Lisachuk explains why partnerships and shared expertise will be critical to 5G and IoT's ...
With billions of connected devices coming in the next few years, we need an addressing schema that can accommodate it. NS1's Carl Levine offers predictions for how IoT will evolve in an IPv6 ...
NFC is the ultimate consumer IoT-enabler, creating near-term opportunities in wearables and public transport. The NFC Forum's Paula Hunter elaborates.
Which is better for IoT, the cloud or the edge? Nordic Semiconductor's Svein-Egil Nielsen explains why a combination of both will open up great opportunities for an IoT-enabled world.
By 2025, automated cars will create a $25 billion industry. However, to be successful, says ADRF's Greg Najjar, carriers must maintain a diverse network and work closely with auto manufacturers.
Many IoT scenarios require ways to analyze and act on collected data at the source. StreamSets' Kirit Basu explains why edge computing is gaining traction in an IoT world.
IoT needs seamless, secure connectivity, one which can only be achieved through standards. The Broadband Forum's Jason Walls explains how USP fits the bill.
To fully realize the benefits of industrial IoT, we will need a protocol around how devices talk to one another. NS1's Carl Levine explains why DNS might be just the thing to fill the gap.
AI is a must-have for businesses that need to keep up with soaring numbers of new devices, things and apps in today's IoT world. Mist's Sudheer Matta outlines the four key components for building ...
Qorvo's Cees Links explains how bulk acoustic wave filters can solve two key Wi-Fi and IoT issues: thermal challenges and interference challenges.
While the cloud offers many benefits, not every application or use case is best served by it, especially in IoT. Deloitte Digital's Robert Schmid explains where the edge layer fits into the ...
Edge processing is here to turn the cloud model on its head, says Clearblade's Aaron Allsbrook. Learn how edge computing can help keep data local -- and safe.
We are at the beginning of a new era of global connectivity. Tata Communications' Tim Sherwood explains why telcos are investing in 5G to transport larger amounts of data at higher speeds with ...
As businesses move from IoT experimentation to real-world IoT applications, there are a number of inflection points emerging. Twilio's Chetan Chaudhary discusses what these mean for developers.
The benefits of using camera networks for IoT go far beyond security. Axis Communications' Fredrik Nilsson outlines why using camera networks for sensor networks makes sense in the connected world.
How will the T-Mobile-Sprint merger affect enterprise mobility and IoT connectivity? MOBI's Josh Garrett takes a look.
Keysight Technologies' Cheryl Ajluni offers three things any business or product maker can do starting today to improve their chance of mission-critical IoT success.
In order to ensure success when undergoing an IIoT project, Stratus Technologies' Jason Andersen advises businesses ask themselves these four critical questions first.
Current cloud offerings are not adequate to address the IoT and edge market. MapR's Anoop Dawar explains the cloud battle and offers principles to help organizations reinvent their IoT edge systems.
OpenFog Consortium's Lynne Canavan explains why fog computing is critical to the future of AI, IoT and 5G, offering examples and use cases, as well as the SCALE model for fog deployment.
Where are the real IoT business opportunities for MNOs to strategize and achieve volume, scale and growth? Huawei's Medhat Mahmoud discusses.
Curious about how autonomous vehicles communicate? Esurance's Haden Kirkpatrick discusses the state of driverless cars today, as well as V2V and V2I communications and the future of self-driving cars.
For IoT to move from consumer curiosity to industry workhorse, organizations need confidence in the availability and performance of IoT architectures. Cato Networks' Gur Shatz explains how SD-WAN ...
Cellular or Wi-Fi. Given each technology's bandwidth, cost, coverage and security characteristics, which should IoT application developers choose? Sierra Wireless' Philippe Guillemette discusses.
Industrial IoT is experiencing growing pains, says Augury's Saar Yoskovitz, and that's why focusing on building the central nervous system for IIoT is the next critical step forward.
While IoT has revolutionized healthcare, says Netscout's Eileen Haggerty, expanding threats and increasingly innovative tech make the need for complete visibility and service assurance critical.
The cloud is absolutely a necessary piece of IIoT deployments, says Stratus' Jason Andersen, but that doesn't mean you should abandon edge computing systems.
The secret to choosing IoT connectivity technology, says Deloitte Consulting's Helena Lisachuk, is about focusing on your business not on the technology.
Looking back at 2017 is just as important as looking forward to 2018. Vodafone's Ludovico Fassati offers key IoT developments of the last year that point to the future of the dynamic technology.
If you're looking to start or restart an IoT project, you'll need a clear, fact-based understanding of IoT. To help, Cisco's Maciej Kranz dispels five major enterprise IoT myths.
To accommodate the estimated 35 billion connected devices coming on the scene by 2020, says ADRF's Greg Najjar, mobile network density and availability will both need to increase at incredible rates.
Edge computing is rapidly being recognized as a necessity for implementing several industrial IoT use cases, explains MapR Technologies' Will Ochandarena.
There is a lack of neutral network integrators able to deliver IoT network solutions using multiple technologies. Wireless 20/20's Berge Ayvazian explains.
We cannot overstate the importance digital twins will have for a number of industries, especially manufacturing installations and processes that need close interactions between machines and human.
Technology-based perimeter security may have a potential use case in the U.S. again thanks to low-power sensors and the new 802.16s industrial wireless standard.
Connecting and powering IIoT sensors in the wild is challenging. Bryan Hughes of SpaceTime Insight explains how an old standby, SMS, may just save the day.
While natural disasters are outside the control of humans, IoT is being used to minimize the adversity resulting from natural occurrences and save lives.
NCP engineering's Julian Weinberger explores the benefits of IIoT and smart factories, as well as the security risks which can be mitigated by a centrally managed VPN.
Resiliency is achievable through smart cities, says Johnson Controls' Lisa Brown, it's just a matter of taking advantage of the technologies at hand.
We're moving into an era of decentralized and distributed computing where everything computes together as if peer-to-peer nodes on a global mesh computer.
Bluetooth SIG's Jim Katsandres explains where the wireless revolution started and how it is evolving to handle the IoT landscape of the present and future.
802.11s will allow us to rethink how wireless networks are designed in individual homes and businesses and, eventually, communities and smart grids.
In 2018, IoT data paired with machine learning and end-to-end service visibility will become key determiners for success.
The number of IoT devices being added to networks if the stat most talked about, but it's the network planning aspect of IoT that should conjure discussions.
Autodesk's Lona Dallessandro takes a look at the rollback of the net neutrality ruling and the potential impacts it will have on the IoT market.
The internet of things needs direct device interactions, says Uday Davuluru of Lemonbeat GmbH, or it faces complexity, high costs and user dissatisfaction.
Bluetooth Mesh aims to be a one-size-fits-all technology for connecting IoT devices. Mark de Clercq of Dialog Semiconductor discusses.
As IoT projects move from OT to IT, we'll see the rise of general-purpose over single-purpose IoT, which ultimately will enable digital transformation.
Business and technology trends are reshaping how computing happens at the edge and driving the need for a new edge infrastructure.
Implementing IoT security will be essential to realizing the potential of the internet of things. Learn how a cloud-based, secure SD-WAN can help.
The next great platform shift is here. Soon, 75% of enterprise-generated data will be created and processed outside traditional data centers and clouds.
While the digital divide between rural communities and smart cities grows, 5G, telecom and IoT companies can improve connectivity to help close the gap.
As internet of things use cases grow, the market is expanding towards the more advanced massive IoT and critical IoT deployments.
Smart city innovation is stifled. Mobile operators have the power to add the "smart" into cities and bring that bright future to life.
Following these three steps, IT leaders can consider the progressions of IoT data and edge computing and prepare for their widespread arrival.
Skyhook's Kipp Jones offers advice on defining your requirements for location in IoT and questions to get the best technology from your location service provider.
ForeScout's Pedro Abreu explains why taking and agentless approach to enterprise IoT security is ultimately more effective than using a security agent.
Silver Spring Networks' Don Reeves explains 10 'IoT rights" that customers should expect to receive from their network provider of choice.
IoT will help energy suppliers meet global energy demands, but the challenge lies in finding connectivity which offers both security and simplicity.
Mobile devices and IoT technology are creating a seamless, secure experience for patients and healthcare organizations alike.
Amortizing the cost of high-quality AI across devices with centralized processing in hyperscale data centers will make IoT efficient and cost-effective.
Paessler's Dirk Paessler explains why it's important to monitor virtual assets, as well as things how to ensure IoT initiatives run smoothly on virtual networks.
In a recent white paper, Ericsson tested Bluetooth mesh and its ability to be used in industrial use cases. Learn about the results here.
Drone-scale computing requires new thinking, says TIBCO's Mark Palmer, and streaming analytics and AI are key to the equation.
As IoT infiltrates everyday life, says IOTAS' Sce Pike, multifamily housing developers need to put infrastructure in place to meet demands of modern renters.
Automating critical infrastructure doesn't have to directly correlate to substantially greater security risks. Full Spectrum's Stewart Kantor explains.
Join Prasanna Naik, an innovator at Riverbed Technology, on a journey as he discusses how SD-WAN itself can be perceived as IoT.
Apple iOS 11's support of NFC tags combined with the explosion of IoT devices means that IoT and NFC applications are soon to take off.
IoT systems operating over USSD are ideal for insurance and logistics firms looking to track and monitor goods, says ThingStream's Neil Hamilton.
Ryan Mallory of Equinix explains three reasons that offloading internet traffic at the digital edge can free your business from IoT data gridlock.
Which IoT gateway prototype is better, Raspberry Pi or a commercial-grade, production-ready gateway? Rigado's Justin Rigling offers some pointers.
One of the constant themes that any practitioner in IoT deals with is how to bridge the traditionally separate worlds of OT and IT.
By making IoT technology more affordable, mass adoption and therefore significant benefits could be achieved in supply chains across the globe.
Creating a reliable, available and secure future-proof network ready to cope with unpredictable data demand is non-negotiable, says Ciena's Rob Tomkins.
When it comes to IoT ecosystems, we've been living on the edge for too long now. Uday Davuluru of Lemonbeat GmbH says it's time to move closer to it.
Low power, wide area network standards are allowing us to truly realize the vision of IoT; Sierra Wireless CTO Philippe Guillemette explains.
It is becoming more important than ever for businesses to ensure they have the right IoT strategy and LPWAN technologies in place to suit their needs.
Elon Musk surprises us again. His OpenAI announced an AI system that can complete an actual physical task after watching just one demonstration of the task.
The internet of things has simplified daily business operations for several industries to a degree that is almost unmeasurable. It is on track to be an additional business-critical component of ...
Multi-tiered architectures with intelligent gateways allow decisions to be made at the edge, requiring less data to travel all the way to the data center.
CSPs hope IoT will propel their next big growth phase; but monetization, ROI and the sheer nature of IoT makes it a complex undertaking.