Meet the man who is living the dream after ditching the laborious nine to five office grind. He kept his job earning approximately $99,000 a year, and now works out of the back of his Nissan cargo van so he can travel. Envy-inducing shots show maintenance renewals specialist, Tim Lutz, originally from Bedford, New Hampshire, working at his desk, preparing a tasty meal and getting ready to go out on a bike ride.
With more than 5.87 million connected utility meters in buildings across the UK, the government’s plan to have widespread smart meters coverage by 2020 seems to be working. The Internet of Things (IoT) has opened a world of new possibilities. By connecting devices to wireless networks, everything from coffee machines to street lamps can become more efficient.
It’s election time again in the UK, the third time the country has gone to the national polls in as many years. While we might be reaching our limit with the party-political squabbling and the frenzy of a media desperately trying to whip up some interest in an election-fatigued nation, it’s still a good opportunity to take a look at where the parties stand on some of the bigger digital and IT issues.
With the rapid growth of mobile devices, cloud-based applications, credit card purchases, and the Internet of Things (IoT), maintaining network security is more difficult, and more important, than ever before, says Cradlepoint EMEA Vice President, Hubert Da Costa.
Although the retail landscape is becoming increasingly distributed, bricks-and-mortar is experiencing a sustained resurgence. Some of the world’s largest online retailers, including Alibaba and Amazon, are testing in-store strategies, and IBM has predicted that buying locally will surpass online buying by 2018 — thanks to cloud-based systems, big data, and predictive analytics.
Through its exercise videos and nutritional shakes and supplements, Beachbody helps people get buff, lose weight and live healthier lives. In fact, the fitness company's IT team knows all about working up a sweat, but in their case, it's to add muscle to the company's cybersecurity defenses.
MEDIA ALERT: BOISE, Idaho – June 5, 2017 – Cradlepoint, the global leader in cloud-based network solutions for connecting people, places and things over wired and wireless broadband, today announced participation in ICX Summit to discuss the state of the Internet of Things (IoT). Cradlepoint vice president Ken Hosac will moderate the panel to explore the intersection of customer experience (CX) and IoT.
For commercial and public vehicle fleet managers everywhere, reliable and secure internet connectivity is a top-of-mind priority.
As fleet vehicles become complex and highly computerised machines, fleet managers are racing to find the right connectivity solutions to maximise vehicle efficiency and on-the-road time
Get ready for a virtualised future and IT-as-a-Service
By combining a number of features from the networks that came before it, 5G will let users connect with virtually zero latency and gigabit throughput.
There will be 8.4 billion connected ‘things’ in use in 2017. This number is up 31% from 2016, with Gartner further estimating that by 2020, there will be more 20 billion devices connected through the Internet of Things (IoT). But is it all just hype? Will connected ‘things’ really change the world?