IT - IoT
IoT: Living On The Edge
InformationWeek, December 31st, 2018
"Where is your data when you need it? Edge computing offers an alternative to processing all data in the cloud or the data center.

With the advent of the Internet of Things, we're drowning in data, much of it being delivered to the cloud for ubiquitous accessibility from any device. Data in the cloud expanded exponentially and then created its own set of issues, especially security to identify who should have what level of access. There also remains a latency issue with the cloud. With businesses needing immediate access to data, the cloud can cause delays in delivery..."

Six IoT Predictions For 2019
Networld World, January 2nd, 2019
"From security issues to skills shortages, these are the most important Internet of Things things to look for in the new year...

This time of year, it can seem like the world is swimming in predictions for the new year, and the Internet of Things (IoT) is no exception. In fact, in fast-evolving areas like IoT, multitudes of trends and opportunities and challenges are in play, making predictions ridiculously easy - just about anything can happen, and probably will...."

IoT Spending To Reach $745bn This Year, Says IDC
InformationAge, January 4th, 2019
"IDC has predicted that worldwide spending on the IoT will reach $745bn this year, thanks to strong demand from the manufacturing, consumer, transportation, and utilities sectors...

Global spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) is projected to reach $745 billion this year - an increase of 15.4% over the $646 billion spent in 2018 - according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide..."

How IoT Can Improve It Operations
CIO, January 4th, 2019
"From data center monitoring to connected kegerators, sensors, internet of things projects are inching their way into IT departments, reaping efficiencies, increasing security, and bringing teams together...

While the internet of things (IoT) continues to draw praise for its promise to reinvent such areas as supply chain management and the connected home, a more quiet revolution may be brewing, as companies are already experimenting with IoT devices to improve the productivity, efficiency and security of internal IT operations..."

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