The top 4 industrial enterprise requirements of IoT application enablement platforms (AEP)

With over 400 self-proclaimed IoT platforms in the market, it doesn’t surprise me that industrial enterprises are hindered trying to identify, test and select a high quality IoT platform. Platform vendors’ marketing materials contain the same messages, their RFX responses Continue reading The top 4 industrial enterprise requirements of IoT application enablement platforms (AEP)

Testing RFID IoT devices for enterprise deployment

Legacy manual and barcode systems are still in widespread use, but many organizations are turning to the internet of things, specifically RFID tags, to streamline asset tracking in the data center. It’s important to test these devices before deploying, and Continue reading Testing RFID IoT devices for enterprise deployment

Can IoT help make the enterprise more secure?

It’s no secret that the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) presents massive new security challenges. Heck, I’ve written about the issue here more than once. But one company claims that enterprise IoT also shows promise for addressing key Continue reading Can IoT help make the enterprise more secure?

Microsoft Azure location services to drive IoT & smart cities

Add to favorites The platform is intended to have an impact on an array of industries, including logistics, automotive, manufacturing and retail. Bringing a location platform to the cloud, Microsoft has announced Azure Location Based Services, a public cloud offering Continue reading Microsoft Azure location services to drive IoT & smart cities

Microsoft Azure location services to drive IoT & smart cities

Add to favorites The platform is intended to have an impact on an array of industries, including logistics, automotive, manufacturing and retail. Bringing a location platform to the cloud, Microsoft has announced Azure Location Based Services, a public cloud offering Continue reading Microsoft Azure location services to drive IoT & smart cities

Cisco Aironet Developer Platform: a stealth IoT opportunity for developers

In mid-October, Cisco announced the launch of its Aironet Developer Platform (ADP), a third-party development platform based on the Aironet 3800 series access points (AP). While there was no mention of IoT in the announcement, this is a stealth IoT Continue reading Cisco Aironet Developer Platform: a stealth IoT opportunity for developers

Massive New IoT Botnet Growing Rapidly: Researchers

A large botnet of IoT devices is growing more rapidly than Mirai did in 2016, according to researchers. The botnet has reportedly infected nearly two million devices in the past month. The botnet, called “IoT_reaper” by 360 Netlab and “IoTroop” by Continue reading Massive New IoT Botnet Growing Rapidly: Researchers

Massive New IoT Botnet Growing Rapidly: Researchers

A large botnet of IoT devices is growing more rapidly than Mirai did in 2016, according to researchers. The botnet has reportedly infected nearly two million devices in the past month. The botnet, called “IoT_reaper” by 360 Netlab and “IoTroop” by Continue reading Massive New IoT Botnet Growing Rapidly: Researchers

Arrow Electronics connects IoT devices to communications tools

Companies get into IoT for multiple reasons. In the case of Arrow, the Internet of Things (IoT) was thrust upon it. Now, however, Arrow Electronics is trailblazing into IoT platform services. Last year, Arrow did nearly $24 billion in revenue Continue reading Arrow Electronics connects IoT devices to communications tools