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Tech Target IoT Agenda: It’s Time for Fog/Edge Computing in the Internet of Things

By EdgeX Foundry, In the News

The marketing team at Cisco introduced its fog computing vision in January 2014, also known as edge computing for other more purist vendors. However, it took until 2017 for fog to collect its most popular headlines thanks to the internet of things.

study by IDC estimated that by 2020 10% of the world’s data will be produced by edge devices. This will further drive the need for more efficient fog computing technologies that provide low latency and holistic intelligence simultaneously.

Read more at Tech Target’s IoT Agenda.

IoT Evolution: From Legacy to Leading Edge – Getting Equipment to Talk To Open Standards

By EdgeX Foundry, In the News

Michael Hathaway, and his team at Information Xchange, a technology company based in Austin, Texas, have been working in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) since before there was such a thing as the IoT, getting their initial start in consulting to large scale oil and gas facilities regarding adding sensors to equipment for remote monitoring and management.

Read more at IoT Evolution.

IoT Institute: Internet of Things’ Impact on Business: Major Overhaul Ahead

By EdgeX Foundry, In the News

Internet of Things (IoT) is, of course, driving technological transformation; but beyond that, it’s also propelling a major business overhaul, one that will fundamentally improve the way businesses function internally and interact externally.

But IoT is just one of many recent technological innovations. Today’s digital era has ushered in a host of others (artificial intelligencevirtual realityquantum computing and blockchain, to name a few), and they’re still unfolding.

Read more at IoT Institute.

IoT Evolution: Winners of the 2017 IoT Security Excellence Award Announced

By EdgeX Foundry, In the News

TMC, a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person and online, today announced the winners of the 2017 Security Excellence Award, presented by IoT Evolution Magazine.

The award honors the best, most innovative security  products and solutions released in the last twelve months as judged by the editors of TMC’s IoT Evolution World magazine.

Read more at IoT Evolution.

CIO: IoT’s Interoperability Challenge

By EdgeX Foundry, In the News

IoT promises to improve daily life in a number of ways. Interconnectivity between devices enables increased productivity at home or within industrial settings. This interconnectivity comes at a price, as the popularity increases and the number of devices and networks expands, the lack of interoperability between them becomes an issue.

Read more at CIO.

The Open Source Entrepreneur Network: IoT Security: A Distributed Product Failure for the Ages

By EdgeX Foundry, In the News

Last year millions of IoT (Internet of Things) devices were compromised and turned into zombies to launch massive DDoS attacks that brought down a huge chunk of the Internet. Those were  not isolated cases; every week there is a new breach, a new security failure that poses a serious threat to our infrastructure, our economy and even our lives.

These ‘insecure’ IoT devices are only going to grow in number. According to Gartner, by the end of 2017, there will be over 8.4 billion connected devices in the world. Take a moment and think about it. What kind of damage could 8.4 billion insecure IoT devices cause?

Read more at The Open Source Entrepreneur Network.

The New Stack: What the Future Holds for the Internet of Things

By EdgeX Foundry, In the News

A number of trends are converging to fuel the rise of the Internet of Things, but there’s much more work to be done, a panel on the future of IOT made clear recently at the ApacheCon conference in Miami, which ran a separate IOT track this year.

IoT is at about the stage where Big Data was in 2007, concluded one panel concluded. We’re now seeing use cases leading to real value such as smart cars and smartphones on the consumer side and operations management and smart energy in enterprises, asserted Sudip Chakrabarti, partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners. And the technology stack has matured for Big Data in ways that support those use cases.

Read more at The New Stack.