Founded in 2014 by a group of high-profile technology and manufacturing companies, the Industrial Internet Consortium has since blossomed into a major player in the critically important world of IoT, helping to demonstrate how the new technology can apply to a variety of commercial and industrial fields. Network World talked with the group's president, Bill Hoffman, who discussed the long, strange journey of technology's relationship with industry.
Ciena’s converged packet optical solutions will help address rising customer demand and provide greater support for increasing data volumes, the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud-based services and Big Data analytics.
Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich stepped down after it was disclosed that he had a consensual relationship with an employee, which is against Intel policy. We consider his legacy and whether his replacement will follow the path he set, in AI, communications, and memory.
It found that while digital services and applications are critical to future business success, 66 percent of respondents reported that critical digital services and applications are failing at least a few times a month.
It's safe to say that General Electric (GE) had a tough 2017, reporting fourth quarter losses of $9.8 billion, watching its stock value plummet by up to 42 percent and all topped off by the early retirement of CEO Jeff Immelt in October.
IoT is a source of data that is coupled with core business processes. An extra dimension comes with time series data and the state of the machines it interacts with. This creates the potential to create massive savings, and also helps in providing much better customer experience.