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What is edge computing and why it matters

With deployments of IoT devices and the arrival of 5G fast wireless, placing compute and analytics close to where data is created is making the case for edge computing.

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Forrester: Edge computing is about to bloom

2020 is set to be a “breakout year” for edge computing technology, according to the latest research from Forrester Research

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Big Four carriers want to rule IoT by simplifying it

A look at some of the pros and cons of IoT services from AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon

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Juniper set to reinforce edge, cloud technologies

Juniper is expected to detail a number of trends and directions but perhaps the most important development is the vendor’s further integration of technology it bought from Mist in March for $405 million.

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Watson IoT chief: AI can broaden IoT services

IBM’s Kareem Yusuf talks smart maintenance systems, workforce expertise and some IoT use cases you might not have thought of.

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IoT roundup: VMware, Nokia beef up their IoT

A powerful IoT networking technology used by the major carriers continues to gain ground, Congress makes noise about training for federal workers, and a prominent researcher warns of trouble ahead.

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Gartner: 10 infrastructure trends you need to know

Gartner’s look at the top infrastructure and operational trends reflect offshoots of technologies – such as cloud computing, automation and networking advances the company’s analysts have talked about many times before.

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Cisco pushes 5G to hasten industrial IoT

Cisco says it expects rapid future development of 5G mobile technology will be a boon for industrial IoT use cases

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9 hot micro-data-center startups to watch

Startups focused on micro data centers could fill a void created by growing demand to process IoT data closer to the network edge.

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More banks are embracing cryptocurrency and blockchain

Wells Fargo is the latest financial institution with plans to launch its own stablecoin cryptocurrency. As the fourth largest bank in the world, Wells Fargo is looking to use blockchain to ease cross-border payments and cut back on...

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Enterprises tap edge computing for IoT analytics

IoT deployments are fueling investments in edge computing infrastructure, including edge gateways and hyperconverged infrastructure.

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The 10 most powerful companies in IoT

The internet of things is a dynamic area encompassing a wide range of technologies where the power could shift at any time. Here is our snapshot of the 10 most powerful IoT companies now.

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Microsoft expands Dynamics 365 with e-commerce, in-store modules

Microsoft is tailoring its CRM tool for retail, and tuning it to deliver more insights from data.

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IoT vendors ignore basic security best practices, CITL research finds

New measurements by the CITL mass fuzzing project show just how bad things really are--and how IoT device makers could radically increase binary security with one day of engineering work.

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HPE's vision for the intelligent edge

HPE plans to incorporate segmentation, artificial intelligence and automation into its wired and wireless gear in order to deal with the increased network challenges imposed by IoT and SD-WAN.

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Q&A: HPE's networking chief opens up about intelligent edge, Cisco and micro data centers

HPE’s Keerti Melkote talks about networking challenges at the edge, network-based security, micro data centers and his company's strategies as he negotiates one of the most technologically and competitively challenging markets.

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Rating IoT devices to gauge their impact on your network

With the wide range of internet of things devices being connected to business networks, there’s no cookie-cutter solution to building networks to support them, but assessing their needs can help.

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8 technologies that will disrupt business in 2020

From artificial intelligence to augmented reality, these eight disruptive technologies and trends will begin driving how business gets done at forward-thinking organizations in the years to come.

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