Tag Archive for IoT

How the Internet of Things & Big Data Tie Together

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by Angela Guess Teena Hammond recently wrote for ZDnet, “The Internet of Things, or IoT, is projected to undergo massive growth with 4.9 billion IoT-connected devices in 2015 and more than 25 billion predicted to be in use by 2020, according to Gartner. The IoT appeals across a broad base of industry sectors and fields…

Networks Are Becoming Self-Aware and Self-Defending

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by James Kobielus Software-defined networking (SDN) enables connectivity to be as malleable as any online resource. SDN brings the benefits of cloud-based virtualization to the physical layer of telecommunications environments. It leverages hypervisors, centralized controllers, and other virtualization infrastructure that enable bandwidth, switching, routing, capacity management, and other capabilities to be executed with unparalleled flexibility…

2015 Trends in Business Intelligence: Self Service

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by Jelani Harper The transformation of Business Intelligence (BI) from an IT-centric, centralized process to a self-service, decentralized process is clear: According to Gartner, “By 2017, most business users and analysts in organizations will have access to self-service tools to prepare data for analysis” (Parenteau et al, 2014). Forrester’s top prediction for BI is, “Managed…

Cisco Invests Big in Big Data

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by Angela Guess Heather Clancy of Fortune recently wrote, “Cisco is embarking on a new mission to sell analytics services using information gleaned from devices connected to its networking equipment—everything from smartphones to cameras. The ambitious plan is part of Cisco’s “Internet of Everything” strategy—its desire to see its technology become the connective tissue helping…

Glassbeam Predicts IoT Analytics Becoming More Mainstream in 2015

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Glassbeam, Inc., the machine data analytics company, today released its top 2015 predictions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and big data. This past year welcomed widespread IoT adoption and hype, big data implementation, and growing concerns around data privacy and cloud deployment.…

The Internet of Things Is Coming: What You Need to Know

"Activate the world" (or: what "mobile" really means)

by Angela Guess Alan R. Earls of SearchDataCenter recently wrote a great article on the Internet of Things (IoT) — its scope, predictions for the future, and how IT needs to respond. He begins, “By the end of 2020, there will be approximately 212 billion Internet-connected things, from healthcare instruments to tracking devices to wearables,…

The Internet of Things Requires NoSQL

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay of Read Write recently opined, “Your relational database is great. Really, it is. But it’s not going to help you with your Internet of Things project. Really, it isn’t.  At least, not according to a study by Machina Research, which looks at the management of data in the coming network…