Taiwan Mobile selects Cisco Jasper for IoT initiatives

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Telecom operator Taiwan Mobile has chosen the Cisco Jasper Control Center to position the country's businesses to unlock new revenue streams and boost IoT applications.

The platform will enable Taiwan Mobile to offer a comprehensive plug-and-play IoT solution that can be configured to provide diagnostic, automatic and analysis intelligence.

The company will offer solutions across industries such as smart cities, public transportation, manufacturing, mobile payments and connected...

By IoT News, 01 September 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT.

Tata Consultancy Services aims to give retailers a leg up in the IoT

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Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has announced new software that will allow retailers to utilise data from in-store sensors or IoT devices to create personalised consumer engagement strategies.

The software, 'TCS Customer Intelligence & Insights for Retail', is available from the company's digital software and solutions group.

Seeta Hariharan, General Manager and head of the Digital Software & Solutions Group, noted that IoT is blurring the line between online and...

By IoT News, 30 August 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT.

VMware announces IoT alliances with Dell, Deloitte, PTC, and more

VMware has announced major strategic alliances with Bayshore Networks, Dell, Deloitte Digital, Intwine Connect, PTC, and V5 Systems to make it easier for enterprises to deploy, maintain and scale up Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. The alliances also aim to bridge the gap between IT and operations.

VMware is looking to address common concerns related to the integration of IoT into organisations and business offerings. The company argues that IoT is primarily driven by the operations side of business at...

By IoT News, 25 August 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT.

Companies missing out on IoT data utilisation, research finds

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A new study from LogMeIn and Forrester Consulting has found that two-thirds of companies are not fully utilising their IoT data.

The study found that 51% of companies surveyed are collecting data from the connected products they offer. However, just around a third are actually using the data for creating actionable insights to benefit customers and expand their business opportunities.

The results are interesting, especially since 61% of respondents said that product monitoring was a...

By IoT News, 24 August 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT.

CompuCom Systems acquires Extensys’ IoT division

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Technology infrastructure services company CompuCom Systems has acquired the Internet of Things (IoT) business of Extensys, a provider of IoT and managed IT services, for an undisclosed amount, with the transaction expected to be finalised in 45 days.

The move boosts CompuCom’s global infrastructure strategy and furthers its ability in delivering IoT solutions to its existing and new clients.

CompuCom CEO Don Doctor said, “With more than 6.4 billion IoT devices in operation...

By IoT News, 22 August 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT.

Infiswift buddies up with Intel for more effective enterprise IoT integration

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Enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) platform company infiswift has announced it has become a part of the Intel Internet of Things Solutions Alliance, with the move seeing the integration of Intel's hardware with infiswift's software platform, swiftLab, to speed up implementation of the deployment of intelligent devices and systems across various industries.

Arup Barat, chief commercial officer at infiswift, said, “The IoT market is growing at an incredibly rapid pace...

By IoT News, 18 August 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT.

Intel launches Joule: Analyst notes “respectable” post-PC performance

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Among the plethora of releases, announcements and titbits to come out of Intel’s Developer Forum this week was the Intel Joule compute module, a developer platform aimed squarely at Internet of Things (IoT) development projects.

It perhaps didn’t garner the same amount of column inches as Project Alloy, Intel’s new virtual reality headset. Indeed, VR formed the...

By James Bourne, 18 August 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Development, Enterprise, IoT.

John Deere: On partnerships, collaboration and security in IoT for agriculture

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“For us, it starts with the ability to precisely guide a machine – and then we are trying to put more and more smarts into everything we build.”

That one sentence from Lane Arthur (left), director of the Information Solutions Group at agricultural manufacturing giant John Deere, adequately sums up the company’s technological manoeuvres. For a firm which was...

By James Bourne, 15 August 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT, Security.

Berg Insight: IoT platform revenues to hit £2.6bn by 2021

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Analyst firm Berg Insight argues that the global third party IoT platform market grew 36% to €610 million (£520.4m) in 2015, and expect revenues to see a 30.8% CAGR to €3.05 billion (£2.60bn) by 2021.

There exist a number of software platforms on the market today aimed at cutting cost and development time for IoT solutions with the provision of standardised components that can be applied across many industry verticals to integrate devices, networks and...

By , 11 August 2016, 1 comment. Categories: Development, Enterprise, IoT.

Why IoT is bringing many benefits to agriculture – but with mixed results

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According to the latest note from analyst firm Lux Research, while a number of companies, from John Deere to Verizon, are looking to make a play in IoT for agriculture, there are still question marks over certain projects.

The benefits from the adoption of IoT systems range from double-digit increases in yield to single-digit reductions in inputs like water, fertilizer, seed, or other chemicals. A rise in adoption among growers is directly proportional to the amount of cost savings or...

By IoT News, 10 August 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT.