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Reasons Why Sensor Technology May Not Be Ready For Wearable Devices

Reasons Why Sensor Technology May Not Be Ready For Wearable Devices

Sensor Technology Imagine a distant future where instead of carrying your phone and your laptop every day with you, all you would have to do is wear a silicon chip which would be glued to your skin. Its power would combine your smart phone and laptop as well. This device could be powered by an electromagnetic charger, solar panel or even your body’s heat. But, it’s not how it gets it power that is important,…

Understanding Big Data – Are Big Data Analytics Your Friend or Enemy?

Understanding Big Data – Are Big Data Analytics Your Friend or Enemy?

Understanding Big Data The term “Big Data” is highly reminiscent of terms like “Big Pharma”, and it has a tendency to make consumers and professionals alike a bit nervous. However, whereas Big Pharma refers to large pharmaceuticals companies with market sway and seemingly countless political lobbyists, big data simply refers to the exponentially rapid growth of large data sets and the ability to analyse them. Why People Are Afraid of Big Data Analytics On its…

Tech This Week: Stories Around The Cloud

Tech This Week: Stories Around The Cloud

Stories Around The Cloud It’s been a big week for two of the tech titans steering the 21st century economy forward, but for very different reasons. Facebook had a week they’ll want to remember for a very long time, while Google had one they would much rather forget. During 2016, Google has been talking up its cloud capabilities and scoring some great victories, especially with the news that music-streaming service Spotify was switching the majority…

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – If Only So Easy

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – If Only So Easy

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What Agency Can Benefit The Most From IoT/CSP?

What Agency Can Benefit The Most From IoT/CSP?

What Agency Can Benefit The Most? I was recently giving a talk to some students when one of them asked me a question I hadn’t heard before. She said “How does the Internet of Things really impact the government? What agency benefits the most from IoT/CPS?” I paused for a moment, it is a great question and deserves a good answer. My initial response was simple “it vastly improves physical security and extends physical security…

EU Watchdogs Want Changes In The EU-US Data Transfer Deal

EU Watchdogs Want Changes In The EU-US Data Transfer Deal

EU-US Data Transfer Deal The ongoing efforts to enact a new EU-US deal to facilitate the transfer of EU citizens’ data across the Atlantic may have hit a roadblock. Barely a couple of months after the European Union had agreed to embrace the draft EU-US data transfer deal following a series of extensive negotiations, the bloc’s national privacy regulator has now publicly criticized the agreement and said that they are pushing for changes in the existing…

Working With Cloud White Label Partners

Working With Cloud White Label Partners

Cloud White Label Services Sponsored by CloudMGR The benefits of consolidating your cloud to one of the giants such as AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud are improving as competition increases, with pricing wars between the service providers meaning better savings for businesses utilizing these services, and an abundance of features at user fingertips as each vendor works to one-up their challengers. Many consider Amazon the clear leader with nearly ten years in the market,…

ITA IoT Council Inventory Highlights Midwest Leadership In The Internet of Things

ITA IoT Council Inventory Highlights Midwest Leadership In The Internet of Things

ITA IoT Council Inventory CHICAGO, IL–(Marketwired – April 13, 2016) – The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) today announced the release of a first of its kind report that catalogs and categorizes Internet of Things (IoT) companies in the Midwest. The Inventory was created by the ITA’s IoT Council to formalize and visualize IoT’s expanding presence in the Midwest. The Inventory includes 75 companies that have established a clear commitment to creating, selling or implementing IoT solutions. Companies…

What You Don’t Know About Internet of Things

What You Don’t Know About Internet of Things

Internet of Things Internet of Things (IoT) is a term that we have been hearing very often these days. In fact, it has been one of the main buzz terms. It has been predicted that by 2020, over 25 billion devices will be connected. And it’s actually thrilling to know that the objects around us have the ability to share and transfer data, completely wirelessly, all through the power of the internet. But, at the same…

The Ripple Effect Of Outages And Downtime Cannot Be Underestimated

The Ripple Effect Of Outages And Downtime Cannot Be Underestimated

Outages and Downtime CDN Performance Series Provided By Dyn The Internet is the front door to commerce in today’s always-on, global environment. An Internet Performance issue such as an outage, or severe lack of functionality from an online presence sets off a chain reaction of negativity that reverberates throughout an organization. Now, more than ever, it is crucial for companies to effectively manage their Internet Infrastructure ensuring customers, employees and online partners have access at…