IoT

A flashback into WHD.usa 2017 – the global event series for hosting and cloud industry

A part of the global series of event for the hosting, cloud and internet infrastructure industries – WHD.usa 2017 was successfully conducted this year too. The atmosphere at the two-day event, held at Tropicana, Las Vegas, NV, USA was rife with excitement, with the dignitaries networking, exchanging knowledge, gaining insights and some fun, of course! The list of attendees included hosting and cloud professionals from across North America. It also included senior executives, technologists and other decision makers from top hosting companies, hardware manufacturers, software vendors, and content creators. The attendees were able to gain a lot of insights on the latest hosting trends, understood the importance of forming effective partnerships, and there were many new product announcements t...

IoT boosts spending on IT infrastructure, edge, storage and cloud: 451 Research

As per a latest report by 451 Research, it was found that the latest trends and uses of Internet of Things (IoT) and the huge amount of data generated by it is having a huge impact on the enterprise IT. Built on cloud computing and networks of data gathering sensors, IoT revolves around Machine to Machine (M2M) communication. The study incorporated over 575 responses from senior IT buyers and global IoT decision-makers based in Europe and North America primarily. In the analysis, it was found that 32.4% organizations are planning to increase their storage capacities, 30.2% are planning increase in network edge equipment, 29.4% in server infrastructure and 27.2% are about to increase their off- premises cloud infrastructure in the next 12 months, so that they can manage the IoT deployment a...

HPE completes spin-off and merger deal with Micro Focus

HPE, on Friday, announced that the spin-off and merger of its software business with Micro Focus International has now been completed. This completion will deliver approximately $8.8 billion to the HPE and its stockholders. HPE feels that it is now a stronger and more focused company, and ready to compete the market. HPE will now focus on simplifying the Hybrid IT, offering the flexible consumption models, and innovating the intelligent edge. HPE is a leading technology company which was formed in 2015 when the company once known as Hewlett-Packard got split into HP Inc and HPE. The services of HPE is helping its customers make IT more efficient, productive and secure, and accelerating the digital transformation. While, Micro Focus is a global enterprise in Newbury, U.K., and has a portfol...

Digital core and edge computing technologies can help in building the datacenter of tomorrow

Digital Transformation (DX) has resulted in an increase in the data volume generated by the organizations. Huge expansion of data can be seen across a wide range of industry verticals, including healthcare, biotech, energy, IoT (Internet of Things), automotive, telecom, consumer electronics, manufacturing, gaming, entertainment, space exploration, cyber-security and more. This has led to an increase in the data storage requirements and hence, there’s an increasing pressure that the data centers must evolve to accommodate the demands of the new-world organizations. Now, when the industries evolve, there are a number of new industry specific terms that are coined and become a part of day to day industry terminology. One such term that has been heard lately a lot in the datacenter industry is...

IoT helps CIOs and CTOs unlock new revenue opportunities from existing products and services

25% senior business leaders said that the use of IoT in their business is sparking a new wave of innovation due to the vast set of insightful data; 22% told that IoT is helping them unlock new revenue opportunities from current products and services. This and more such findings were revealed in Internet of Things Business Index,2017 study by The Economist Intelligence Unit. The study mirrored the business plans of 825 senior business leaders. Amongst these, 412 were either from companies’ board or were C-level executives. The study focused on evaluating the current and future applications of IoT by the global business community. Amongst the business leaders interviewed, 55% think that IoT technologies will promote internal cost-savings and generate revenues externally in the next thr...

Better connectivity for subscribers as Huawei in discussion with Indian telcos on NB-IoT technology

Huawei – leading provider of information and communication technologies (ICT), is getting in touch with various Indian Telcos to discuss the implementation of NB-IoT technology for better connectivity. IoT is a major force in digital transformation era opening new windows of opportunities for both consumers and service providers. Here, ICT according to them, will emerge out as a major production factor rather than just being a support system for most of the organizations. Connectivity through mobile device will need access to faster LTE technologies. The deployment of NB-IoT technology will also help the carriers generate new revenue streams. Radhey Shyam Sarda, Senior Solutions Director, Huawei Telecommunication told a news portal that over 30 networks are getting globally commercialized ...

Microsoft shifts it focus from Mobile-first Cloud-first world towards the Intelligent Cloud

Microsoft at its build 2017 conference revealed its vision of the future workplace that will run with the power of Artificial Intelligence, IoT and robotics. Microsoft’s keynotes focused on server less and edge computing models that will bring new capabilities in almost every industry from healthcare to manufacturing. CEO Satya Nadella spearheaded several announcements keeping in mind the developer community. He also went ahead advising developers to make good use of technology to help society advance. He said, “We should empower people with technology – inclusive design can be an instrument for inclusive growth.” He also added, warning the developers to be more responsible, “It is up to us to take responsibility for the algorithms we create.” He considers IoT as the main data driver that ...

Increased IoT adoption opens new door of opportunities for providers

Increase in the internet penetration rate, growing interconnected devices and BYOD trend in the organizations along with an increase in the new technologies is leading to growth in the Internet of Things (IoT). The term IoT is used for representing a system of interconnectedness of machines, computing devices via internet, allowing easy exchange of data. As per the data released by Microsoft in the Hosting and Cloud summit 2017, IoT is impacting all sizes of businesses from manufacturing, infrastructure, logistics, transportation to government and is helping organizations with insightful data and analytics. It also promotes asset management and remote monitoring. The coming years can see several inventions around IoT, like smart lighting to take control over energy consumption, smart parki...

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