Microsoft committed today to a $5 billion investment in the Internet of Things (IoT) over the next four years. As part of the investment, the company says that it will focus on IoT research and development, security, development tools, services, and growing its partner ecosystem. "With our IoT platform spanning cloud, OS and devices, we are uniquely positioned to simplify the … [Read more...] about Microsoft announces $5 billion investment in Internet of Things
Internet of things and cloud computing
The Internet of Things is certainly blazing a course at the moment. To try and determine where it leads, we should examine the pathway of a similar disruptive technology – Managed Print Services (MPS). Drawing a link between the Internet of Things and MPS is easy. Both track, trace and follow things - in MPS’ case, it’s printers and MFPs- with every device … [Read more...] about What can the internet of things learn from managed print services?
The Internet of Things is now just about everywhere. Consider a few examples: Sensors on oil and gas pipelines spew data on the status of valves, usage and maintenance needs. IoT devices on manufacturing lines report on the operation of stamping and cutting equipment. Sensors on refrigeration equipment alert food processors to critical changes in equipment status. Smart meters … [Read more...] about Why HPC Matters: The Internet of Things
(Reuters) – Alphabet’s Google this month hired Injong Rhee, who recently resigned as Samsung Electronics Co’s chief technology officer, to lead its Internet of Things business, he said in a LinkedIn post Monday. Google spokeswoman Jane Hynes confirmed to Reuters Rhee’s hiring by Google’s cloud computing unit, but declined to comment further. Rhee … [Read more...] about Google hires former Samsung CTO to lead its internet of things business
The internet of things (IoT) and industrial internet of things (IIoT) will breakout in 2018, with organizations ramping up deployments and incorporating IoT technologies into their products, processes and workflows. Research firm Gartner predicts there will be nearly 20 billion devices connected to the IoT by 2020, and IoT product and service suppliers will generate more than … [Read more...] about 6 internet of things trends that will dominate 2018