Things get cool with the Internet of Things at VMworld 2017!

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Cool things have been happening with VMware’s Internet of Things (IoT) product group and we can’t wait to share them with you at VMworld 2017. If you are part of the 87% of large companies that are using IoT, or planning to in the next year, you don’t want to miss VMworld IoT sessions that will Read more...

Dive deep into the Internet of Things at VMworld 2017!

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  If you are one of the over 10,000 attendees coming to VMworld 2017 Barcelona, you are probably experiencing VMworld so-much-to-do-and-so-little-time syndrome.  We have a suggestion to help you find the most interesting sessions and increase up your strategic value to your organization: dive deep into the Internet of Things (IoT). Why IoT? Organizations of Read more...

Powering Progress: Energy Sector Transformation with IoT

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  Have you ever been shocked by the amount of your utility bill?  It could be a function of the high cost of power during peak usage times.  This is because traditional power plants are notoriously slow in responding to demand changes. But that is starting to change. The Internet of Things is helping power plants Read more...

Creating Smarter Cities – The Road Forward

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Cities are getting bigger every day. In 2016, there were 512 cities with at least one million inhabitants.1 According to the UN, 54% of the world’s population currently lives in an urban area, a proportion that is expected to increase to 66% by 2050. If you think traffic is bad now, just wait. As a Read more...

Planning for IoT Success: Strategy and Recommendations

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is poised to deliver substantial economic and operational value to almost every business process in every industry. As a matter of fact, McKinsey estimates IoT has a potential economic impact between $2.7 – $6.2 trillion by 2025.1 Gaining this value depends in the successful marriage of information technology (IT) and Read more...
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The car of the future – software on wheels

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Over the last few decades, software has assumed an important role in modern vehicle design and construction, controlling everything from infotainment systems to engine performance and driving dynamics. Soon it will become the defining characteristic of the personal transport revolution. Today, most manufacturers still differentiate on hardware: engine type, performance, trim levels, carrying capacity, design, Read more...

Study shows growing importance of IoT for business

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the hottest topics in the technology sector, and with good reason. It influences the interaction of technological, economic, social, societal, and individual changes, and analysts and market researchers estimate that by the year 2020, at least 20 billion devices will be connected. But with these devices come Read more...
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When IT and OT meet at the edge

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By now, we are all keenly aware that there is a major disruption happening in our industry: IoT has arrived. It is changing the nature of operational technology (OT) and how decision makers run their businesses. So what is OT? The way I like to explain it is any technology that is responsible for the Read more...

Internet of Thieves?

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For those of you who are interested in the Internet of Things and IT security, I’d like to share an insightful article from Fortune magazine titled Who to Blame for the Attack on the Internet. The author, Jeff John Roberts, describes a worrying trend of DDoS attacks initiated from compromised IoT devices –internet connected cameras, Read more...