Canonical Brings IoT Security to Ubuntu Core Canonical says the latest version of its platform for IoT and container deployments will reduce three things: time to market, software development risk, and security maintenance costs.
Sprint Trumpets 5G Data Call on 2.5 GHz Spectrum Sprint takes the next step on its path toward the launch of 5G services in the first half of 2019, seemingly with or without T-Mobile.
Martello Technologies Uses SD-WAN to Optimize IoT Systems The work is part of its participation in the Blackberry and L-Spark Accelerator Program, a program building network performance management technologies for IoT.
Ericsson Takes $687M Charge to Overhaul BSS Unit Ericsson said last year that its "full-stack, pre-integrated" approach to BSS was not working and adopted a new strategy. More measures are now required to meet 2020 profitability targets.
AT&T, Nokia Tighten 5G Focus on O-RAN, Akraino The specific work is on developing a software platform for the RAN Intelligent Controller. That platform code will accelerate the deployment of open source software for the 5G radio access network.
IoT Spending to Hit $745 Billion in 2019, IDC Says IoT software spending will total $154 billion in 2019 and see the fastest growth over the forecast period with a CAGR of 16.6 percent.
IoT Security Startup Phosphorus Builds Agentless ‘Update-All’ Button IoT devices have two types of update mechanisms: an API call or user-initiated update. Phosphorus covers all that with its update-all button for IoT.
Huawei Is the No. 1 IoT Platform Vendor, Says IHS Markit The Chinese vendor beat out Cisco, Microsoft, and PTC for the top spot in the analyst firm's IoT Platform Vendor Scorecard.
Industrial Internet and OpenFog Consortiums Merge to Create Industrial IoT Powerhouse The two groups will combine memberships to develop industry guidance and best practices for Industrial IoT as well as fog and edge computing.
GE Spins Off Its Digital Business, Including Predix, Into a Separate Company GE Digital CEO Bill Ruh departs the company "to pursue other opportunities."
Nokia Threat Report: IoT Botnets Skyrocketed in 2018 and 5G Will Make It Worse “If you have an IoT device and it has any vulnerability and it’s visible from the Internet, it will be attacked in a number of minutes,” said Kevin McNamee, director of Nokia’s Threat Intelligence Lab and lead author of the report.
HPE Buys AI, Big Data Software Vendor BlueData Also today HPE rolled out four new edge products as well as storage advances with machine learning built in.
Cisco Predicts Explosion in IP Data Traffic, Connected Devices This growth in traffic will mean that more than one-third of network capacity will have to bypass the core by 2022.
Microsoft Spreads Open Enclave SDK, Integrates With Azure IoT Edge The SDK abstracts the developer away from having to deal with hardware security.
BlackBerry Bets $1.4B on IoT Security With Cylance Acquisition In a year when security startups are raising hundreds of millions in initial public offerings — including Cylance competitor Carbon Black that scored $152 million in its May IPO — it was widely assumed Cylance would follow suit.
Cable Companies Eye Dish’s Greenfield 5G Network Dish says it is building a neutral-host 5G network that customers can rent space on to deliver different types of services.
Mimik Unleashes the Server Power of Edge Devices The platform minimizes the need for cloud resources to power edge devices by turning ordinary devices, like a mobile phone, into a mini cloud server.
Ericsson Forecasts Brighter Days Ahead CEO Borje Ekholm said that the company’s turnaround strategy is working. Ericsson increased its sales goals by $2 billion for 2020.
Dish’s 5G Aspirations Move Closer to Reality With NB-IoT Deals The company will use Ericsson NB-IoT equipment and SBA Communications’ towers for the first phase of its 5G network, which it says will be done in March 2020.
Cisco Study Finds Enterprises Racing Toward ‘Preemptive’ IT Cisco developed a four-step model for IT operations maturity showing where organizations are now and where they would like to be in two years.