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The Potential of API for IoT Security

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    Application programming interfaces; we’d be lost without them. Simply put, they specify how applications can talk to one another. Every time you check the weather or a train time on your smartphone, you’re making use of APIs that enable your smartphone app to pull information from the weather bureau’s applications or the train Read more...
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IoT Without Limits @ Mobile World Congress 2018

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According to Bain Consulting, by 2020, IoT vendors selling hardware, software and comprehensive solutions that will make up the Internet of Things, stand to gain annual revenues exceeding $450 billion. As enterprises adopt the internet of things across their businesses, they will look to service providers to provide the equipment and bandwidth to support these Read more...

VMware Releases Dispatch, an Open Source Serverless Framework

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VMware announced its serverless initiative at VMworld 2017, where a Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS) demo using Apache OpenWhisk, an existing open source FaaS technology, was presented. Since then, the serverless team has been working to define what a serverless framework by and for a VMware-based infrastructure would look like. The resulting work is Dispatch, a new VMware-originated Read more...
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Securing IoT: The Potential of Public Key Infrastructure

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It’s often been said that for IoT to be successful it must be secure and, because the sending of data from devices to IoT platforms is fundamental to IoT, it follows that the ability to authenticate devices and to secure communications with them will be essential. Across today’s internet, public key infrastructure (PKI) has long Read more...

Revolutionize Store Experiences with VMware and Harman

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What story does your retail store’s IT infrastructure tell? Enterprises are evolving their business models with the Internet of things (IoT) to deliver impactful shopping experiences and meet their consumers’ expectations. A store’s IT infrastructure is a driver and no longer a support function. Retail industry leaders/merchant innovators who are constantly pursuing new technologies to Read more...

Bossa Nova Robotics and VMware Collaborate on Internet of Things to Help Retailers Improve In-Store Shopping Experience

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Bossa Nova Robotics, developer of autonomous retail robots, and VMware are collaborating to help retailers run their stores more smoothly and efficiently through the use of robots and the Internet of Things (IoT). McKinsey & Co estimates that IoT will have a huge economic impact in retail — anywhere between $410 billion and $1.2 trillion per Read more...

Securing IoT : Threat Detection using Security and Behavioral Analytics

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In the fall of 2016, a DDOS attack aimed at Dyn, an internet infrastructure company, took down much of Americas’ internet affecting sites like Twitter, CNN, Netflix, Reddit etcetera. Using a  collection of hacked Internet-connected webcams and digital video recorders,  continued streams of automated TCP/IP traffic were sent to the targeted server which overwhelmed and Read more...

Securing IoT: Segmentation At Scale

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“Perimeter breached!!” One of the most notorious, and damaging, cyber attacks in recent years was the 2013 one on Target that enabled the hackers to gain access to data on 70 million customers. How they did has become the stuff of cyber security legend: they gained access to login credentials given to a company that Read more...

Securing the Internet of Things: Identity in an IoT world

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This is the first in a series of blogposts about securing Enterprise IoT. As part of this series you will hear experts from VMware and its sister companies weigh in on the current and future possibilities for IoT security. With this series we hope to raise the level of understanding of the challenges encountered and Read more...

VMware Teams Up with SAP to Accelerate and Streamline Enterprise IoT Initiatives

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PALO ALTO, Calif., October 09, 2017 – VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) today announced a collaboration with SAP, aiming to create an integrated Internet of Things (IoT) solution that supports the implementation and management of IoT use cases across devices, infrastructure, edge, cloud and application domains. The goal is to enable fast deployment, scalability and on-schedule Read more...