IOT In Healthcare : What’s In Store ?

Gartner has estimated that some 6.4 Billion connected things will be in use by the end of 2016, with some 5.5 million new things getting connected every day. The IoT revolution is spreading and healthcare institutions are embracing the change. The industry is leveraging this nexus and taking advantage of connected devices to improve healthcare outcomes and patient engagements. What […]

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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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HP Targets Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data with New Scale up and Scale Out Compute Platforms

The product teams at Hewlett Packard have been paying attention to Internet of Things (IoT) and ‘Big Data’ generated by connected things. The recent line of hardware platforms and compatible software released by HP target the needs of large amounts of IoT data. As per Gartner, 4.9 billion connected things will be in use in 2015, up 30 percent from 2014 and […]

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Samsung ARTIK – New Open and Secure Embedded Platform for Wearables, Homes and Industrial Internet of Things (IoT)

The IoT World 2015 opened in San Francisco today with an ‘Open’ message. Samsung which has demonstrated huge success by adopting open systems such as Android extended the same philosophy today by announcing the Samsung ARTIK platform to allow faster, simpler development of new enterprise, industrial and consumer applications for the Internet of Things (IoT). ARTIK is an open platform […]

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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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Microsoft Azure Service Fabric Enables Autonomic PaaS and IaaS Delivery for IoT?

Microsoft is enhancing its Platform as a Service (PaaS) capabilities for developers writing applications on Microsoft’s Azure cloud. Mark Russinovich, Microsoft Azure CTO recently announced Azure Service Fabric that as per his blog on microsoft website defines it as a high control platform that enables developers and ISVs to build cloud services with a high degree of scalability and customization. Russinovich […]

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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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Every Day Big Data Statistics – 2.5 Quintillion Bytes of Data Created Daily

Every day 2.5 Quintillion bytes of data are created. Here is an interesting big data infographic contributed by Ben Walker, Marketing Executive at vouchercloud Vouchercloud is Europe’s biggest mobile voucher app, allowing shoppers to save money on well-known international brands, independent retailers and local services. vouchercloud provides voucher codes for online shopping, mobile vouchers straight to your smart phone from an […]

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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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