Rio 2016 Olympics And The Internet of Things (IoT)

Despite Brazil’s worst recession in several decades and low budget for the Rio 2016 Olympics, the organizers did a fabulous job in kicking off the games with a highly visual and musical portrayal of Brazilian history and culture. The opening ceremony also drew attention to the growing problem of global warming. Unlike expectation of an ultra high-tech gadgetry show in year […]

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IoT 101 – Explained So Even Grandma Can Understand – B. McKinley Hackett III

  If you’re reading this, then you probably already know IoT stands for The Internet of Things. Even armed with this knowledge some basics can still be uncovered.  The Internet of Things is also referred to as the Internet of Everything, but we’ll address that later. Let’s start with the standard Wikipedia definition of IoT and then simplify.  “IoT is […]

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Q&A : IoT Thought Leader Vodafone’s Andrew Morawski on M2M, IoT, Cloud and Analytics

VCloudNews is pleased to feature Andrew Morawski , Head of Machine to Machine (M2M), Vodafone Americas in our Internet of Things (IoT) Thought Leader series. Andrew is a well recognized industry expert in Machine to Machine (M2M) and IoT. Andrew joined Vodafone in 2013 as its head of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) in the Americas.  In this role, Andrew is responsible for leading Vodafone’s M2M […]

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IBM Invests $3B to Accelerate Internet of Things (IoT) – Joins Other IT and Cloud Providers

There is no question Internet of Things (IoT) is heating up and major IT players are increasing attention and investment in this area. The latest to join Cisco, Oracle and others is IBM which recently announced that it will invest $3 billion over the next four years to establish a new IoT unit, and that it is building a cloud-based […]

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Hitachi Data Systems Acquires Pentaho to Advance Big Data Analytics for Internet of Things (IoT)

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS) is acquiring Pentaho Corporation, a big data analytics and business intelligence company with an open source-based platform for big data deployments. Pentaho will retain its independent identity and continue to execute its current business model. Pentaho has been heavily focused on big data to enable customers to capture, blend and analyze a broader array of data sources to derive new business […]

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SAP Targeting Internet of Things (IoT) with SAP HANA Big Data Intelligence Solution

With emerging technology themes like the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Smart Factory, along with the continued expansion of enterprise technology systems and the growing magnitude of customer interaction data, there is increasing need for companies to innovate closer to markets and customers. SAP launched SAP HANA® Big Data Intelligence rapid-deployment solution to simplify and accelerate Big Data initiatives for such emerging […]

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Early Stage IoT Companies Get Cisco EIR Support

Cisco, the chief sponsor for the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) World Forum held each year has been as been famously driving IoT initiative for the last several years. Continuing that commitment, Cisco has signed up Six Early-Stage Companies Into Entrepreneurs in Residence Program to Co-Develop Internet of Everything Solutions.  The focus of this eco-system will be to build Internet of Everything, […]

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ParStream – Innovation in Internet of Things Recognized by GABA Award

ParStream, the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) analytics company has been selected as the winner of the GABA Startup and Innovation Award for 2015. GABA, the German American Business Association, is a non-profit organization that cultivates international professional business community contribution and networking among German-American and Californian business and tech communities. Based in Silicon Valley, ParStream is an IoT analytics platform company. The […]

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