Quest Institute inspires STEM students with new IoT-enabled space experiment platform

Quest Institute inspires STEM students with new IoT-enabled space experiment platform

With the U.S. facing a shortfall of 3 million skilled workers in STEM-related fields by 2018, there’s no time like the present to get today’s youth excited and inspired about becoming the next generation of scientists. The Quest Institute recently partnered with Microsoft to do just that through a new project that takes the Internet of Things (IoT) to the final frontier—space.

Qualcomm's Solution for Managing Connected Devices in an IoT Network

Qualcomm's Solution for Managing Connected Devices in an IoT Network

Qualcomm (QCOM) made two significant announcements at the recent CES event: Enhance its Qualcomm Network IOT Connectivity Platform to allow network devices to simultaneously use Wi-FI, Bluetooth, CSRmesh connectivity and low-rate wireless personal area networks (LR-WPANs) or 802.15.4 and enhancements to its Wi-Fi Self Organizing Network (SON) solution for management of distributed wired and wireless networks. These announcements can have a significant impact on the Internet of Things (IoT) market. By consolidating and simplifying the managements of diverse and complex technologies and devices, these platforms open opportunities for developers and partners to build new solutions that deliver seamless connectivity for IoT devices and a consistent experience to the users.

Open Source Era: What makes OpenStack Valuable?

Open Source Era: What makes OpenStack Valuable?

According to a recent survey, 91% of Internet of Things (IoT) projects are Open Source based. The open source version of cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) - OpenStack,  is gaining broad adoption in enterprises and service providers. OpenStack has matured from an experimental platform to a viable option for organizations. Despite its challenges and complexities, there are significant advantages.

New Ethernet standards for IOT, hyper scale data centers, and cloud computing

The unbridled growth of Internet of Things (IOT), hyperscale data centers, cloud computing, automotive, and Power over Ethernet (PoE) among others requires Ethernet and BASE-T Ethernet solutions that are cost-effective, power-efficient and operate at a variety of speeds. The IEEE released a series of four new standards that will address a variety of needs

Is NFV Risky for Operators; Steps to NFV Compliant Telco's Public Network

Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networking (SDN) will have extensive implications for operators as they progress toward an All-IP networking - as part of their digital transformation strategy. It is paramount that they leverage proven technologies to minimize risks of service disruptions as they adopt new processes - a given for the transformation.

Cloud Market Continues to Grow; Big Four Take Market Share; Opportunities for Cloud Providers

Cloud Market Continues to Grow; Big Four Take Market Share; Opportunities for Cloud Providers

Based on the Q1 Synergy Research Group data for cloud infrastructure services, Amazon's (AMZN) Amazon Web Service (AWS) is still the 800 lbs gorilla at 31% market share, followed by the other three (of big four) - Microsoft (MSFT), IBM (IBM) and Google (GOOG) - in aggregate at 22% of the market. 

Managing Cloud Resources

How to optimize virtual infrastructure and cloud resources

To drive increased agility, lower cost, and higher service levels enterprises are transforming IT infrastructure into dynamic and virtual pool of resources – private clouds. This new and shared infrastructure resources include virtualization, resource pooling, dynamic and logical workload allocation, reconfigurations and relocations, which introduces significant complexities...

Mind Share or Market Share

How to best measure the long-term health of the company or product? We believe the best measure is mindshare. 

What is Mind share? It generally related to the awareness and popularity amongst your target customers. This is one of the main objectives of marketing and promotion. People usually think....