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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.

Is Your Legacy Industry About to be Disrupted?

In this contributed article, Greg Robinson, Managing Director for 4490 Ventures, discusses what’s next for entrepreneurs, now that the commoditization of consumer-facing IoT has made such incredible progress and hardware is readily and cheaply available. Here’s a hint: it’s not simply about building the next layer of the tech stack.

Data Privacy and Blockchain in the Age of IoT

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips discusses how transparency is a foundation of blockchain technology, and one of its greatest assets when it comes to the healthcare industry and HIPAA compliance. This is where blockchain, big data, and IoT collide — big data analytics requires quality, accurate input.

AI’s Role in Unleashing Intelligent Sensing

The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) is unlocking a wave of new sensor applications and driving market demand for intelligent sensing – the ability to extract insights from sensor data. To guide innovation and investment in this fast-evolving market, the team at Lux Research, a leading provider of tech-enabled research and advisory services for technology innovation, took a deep dive into how and where enhanced AI analytics are rapidly improving the capabilities of software-defined sensors.

NVIDIA Launches Edge Computing Platform to Bring Real-Time AI to Global Industries

NVIDIA announced NVIDIA EGX, an accelerated computing platform that enables companies to perform low-latency AI at the edge — to perceive, understand and act in real time on continuous streaming data between 5G base stations, warehouses, retail stores, factories and beyond. NVIDIA EGX was created to meet the growing demand to perform instantaneous, high-throughput AI at the edge — where data is created – with guaranteed response times, while reducing the amount of data that must be sent to the cloud.

Data Monetization: The Further Away Your Data, the More Distant Your Profits

In this contributed article, Steve Todd, a software engineer and inventor for Dell EMC, discusses the steps necessary to avoid crippling data taxation in order to further the journey to the Holy Grail of digital business. He also outlines how the use of open-source and vendor-neutral data management technologies reduce taxes, keep IoT data local and maximize its value.