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What the Internet of Things and Edge Computing Really Mean Today

In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper takes a look at IoT, edge computing, and remote work. The ever shifting, restless nature of the data ecosystem is most acutely demonstrated in contemporary developments in the Internet of Things. The IoT is no longer a macrocosm of the Industrial Internet with distant fancies of smart homes and autonomous vehicles.

Data Collected from IoT Devices Will Breed the Next New ‘Uber’ or ‘Netflix’, Predicts Eseye

What organizations can do with data is set to dramatically shift in 2021 and beyond, according to IoT connectivity specialist Eseye, as more IoT devices are deployed and the data they generate dwarfs that collected through traditional online channels. Eseye predicts that data mined from user interactions with things rather than digital services will create a wealth of rich data, bigger and more detailed than online data ever was, enabling new business models, the creation of new products and services and new levels of understanding of human behavior.

Mastering the Internet of Things with Master Data Management

In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper discusses how many organizations have struggled to harness the IoT’s scale, size, and speedy datasets for a cogent business use case justifying investing in this expression of big data. If the principal challenge is making sense of this continually generated streaming data in real-time, the solution is unequivocally as straightforward as it is effective: Master Data Management.

Expansion of the Edge: The Preeminent Importance of Edge Computing Today

In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper discusses how the reliance on edge components and edge processing is becoming more critical to the decentralized big data landscape, especially with the ongoing need to communicate remotely. It’s imperative to ensure edge networks can be remotely provisioned, secured, and available for fringe processing where applicable to continue to support what’s become a burgeoning need for the IoT in general.

How IoT Could End Deforestation

In this contributed article, tech blogger Caleb Danziger believes that the Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the most exciting developments in recent technology. You likely use IoT devices every day, but they can also help end deforestation. People across the globe are already using the IoT in the fight to save the forest.

On the Edge of Something Big

In this contributed article, Tim Parker, VP of Network Strategy at Flexential, provides the top four reasons your organization needs an edge strategy now. Edge computing enables efficient data processing near the source to minimize latency, reduce bandwidth usage and lower costs while improving compliance, security and resiliency.

Conceptualizing the 2020’s: The Decade of the Internet of Things

In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper highlights several lofty predictions about the number of connected devices in the IoT begin this year; many developments directly impacting its adoption rates will flourish in the coming 10 years, rendering it the premier expression of data management.

The Evolving Nature of the Internet of Things

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips discusses how the IoT is not a perfect system that will enable us to live unfettered lives of luxury. However, it is a useful tool that is revolutionizing the world of business and industry, changing how we approach work and helping to keep us safer as we embrace a more automated world.

Circonus Launches Machine Data Intelligence Platform Built to Harness the Exploding Volume of Data in a World with a Trillion Connected Computers

Circonus, the machine data intelligence expert, announced the launch and availability of its Circonus Platform, the machine data intelligence platform built to provide enterprises with the ability to handle the rapidly increasing data volume and frequency seen in today’s global IT infrastructure and IoT deployments. With the Circonus Platform, enterprises can collect, store and analyze all of their machine data – without limits – ushering in a new era of extraordinary business insight and intelligence.

New NVIDIA EGX Edge Supercomputing Platform Accelerates AI, IoT, 5G at the Edge

NVIDIA announced the NVIDIA EGX Edge Supercomputing Platform – a high-performance, cloud-native platform that lets organizations harness rapidly streaming data from factory floors, manufacturing inspection lines and city streets to securely deliver next-generation AI, IoT and 5G-based services at scale, with low latency.