Enterprises expect to increase their IoT investment 33% over next 12 months

451 Research’s latest Voice of the Enterprise: Internet of Things (IoT) Organiational Dynamics survey of nearly 1,000 enterprise IT buyers worldwide reveals that 71% of enterprises are gathering IoT data today. This is a three percentage point increase from the previous quarter’s Voice of the Enterprise: IoT Workloads and Key Projects survey.

Smart and connected progress report

In 2016, people have witnessed the digital and physical worlds continuing to merge as everyday objects, commercial and industrial equipment, and entire cities become smart and connected to the cloud. Analysts expect that by 2020 more than 50 billion devices – wearables, store inventory sensors, autonomous vehicles, medical equipment, city infrastructure and more – will be connected to the internet and each other.

IoT will be a gold mine for channel resellers in 2017

Dell EMC’s latest reseller study has revealed that IoT will set the channel alight in 2017, with adoption rates soaring over the last 12 months. According to the data, over three quarters of resellers have seen their customers’ businesses being influenced by IoT technologies on a daily basis, particularly within the small to medium enterprise segment. 

Enabling the next generation of smart and connected IoT devices

Intel is announcing the latest generation of the Intel® Atom™ processors for IoT applications. The new Intel Atom processor E3900 series is designed from the ground up to support the rapid development and the growing complexity of IoT businesses. The result is a processor exceptionally capable of delivering on performance, processing and scalability.

BSI publishes IoT specification

BSI, the business standards company, has published PAS 212, Automatic resource discovery for the Internet of Things – Specification. The specification, which will make it much easier to discover Internet of Things data, has been developed in conjunction with the Hypercat Alliance which is supported by funding from Innovate UK and is backed by a large number of businesses, public sector organizations and academia.

IT teams prepare for the rise of intelligent machines

New global research shows rapid adoption of intelligent machines used for automating and optimising business and IT processes. 92% of IT professionals surveyed recognise the technology is now central to the success of their business, but 68% acknowledge it raises new concerns about network security, access and controls.

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