IoT Services to Enhance Retail Customer Experiences

How does the Internet of Things fit into your retail customer experience? As IoT technology such as beacons are becoming more prevalent in the retail industry, it is more important than ever they become a key part of your customer experience. A recent study found that 70% of retailers are planning IoT investments by 2021. IoT has the potential to improve every aspect of retail from ecommerce to the supply chain. However, as with the [...]

By | 2018-11-06T15:05:27+00:00 November 12th, 2018|Internet of Things (IoT), Retail|Comments Off on IoT Services to Enhance Retail Customer Experiences

What To Include in Your IoT Strategy

Companies who adopt an IoT strategy are seeing some unexpected benefits. A recent study found 27% of executives who are planning to adopt the Internet of Things expect an improvement in customer experience. Meanwhile, 39% of those who already have an IoT strategy in place have shown a large improvement in customer experience. Customer experience isn’t the only IoT benefit that companies are underestimating. While only 36% expected a large IT security increase, 48% of [...]

By | 2018-11-05T21:17:24+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Converged Infrastructure, Internet of Things (IoT), Professional Services, Security|Comments Off on What To Include in Your IoT Strategy

How Blockchain and IoT Are Powering Smart City Platforms

While most of the buzz surrounding crypto surrounds digital coins like bitcoin, the real value of crypto is in combining the technology that supports these coins - the blockchain - with other existing infrastructures and systems. One such combination that offers a number of exciting opportunities is the combination of blockchain and IoT to create Smart City Platforms. Blockchain and the Internet of Things enables local municipalities, governments and businesses to grow their local economies [...]

By | 2018-07-05T17:27:05+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|Blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT), Security|Comments Off on How Blockchain and IoT Are Powering Smart City Platforms

Five Ways to Boost Your IoT Security

The Internet of Things has created a new challenge for companies trying to keep their network secure. As the points of entry into a network increase, so does the attack surface, giving an attacker more opportunities to probe for vulnerability. In fact, Symantec’s 2018 Internet Security Threat Report revealed a 600 percent increase in IoT attacks between 2016 and 2017. So here are five ways your company can boost their IoT security and help defend [...]

By | 2018-08-16T15:46:38+00:00 July 16th, 2018|Converged Infrastructure, End User Computing, Internet of Things (IoT), Security|Comments Off on Five Ways to Boost Your IoT Security

Why Fog is Better Than Cloud Cover in IoT

The Cloud can present limitations in real-time transactions, time-critical tasks, and analytics when it comes to achieving responsive, real-time IoT. For years, administrators have been concerned that too much bandwidth is required to transmit two-way communication and data generated by sensors along a network in IoT implementations. Latency, security, and privacy within a network infrastructure can be problematic if applications rely completely on the Cloud. This is where Fog Computing comes in. It brings autonomy [...]

By | 2018-06-25T20:10:56+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Cloud Technology, Converged Infrastructure, Internet of Things (IoT)|Comments Off on Why Fog is Better Than Cloud Cover in IoT

Top 5 Trends for Digital Transformation in 2018

Digital transformation is no longer a buzzword that C-level execs can push to the background and essentially ignore any longer. It’s critical for any business that hopes to compete at any level in the digital economy. It doesn’t take a team of experts to realize that those brands that can’t embrace disruption simply won’t make the cut. We’ve identified the top 5 trends for digital transformation in 2018 and share them with you here. Hyper-converged [...]

By | 2018-05-15T20:26:33+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Artificial Intelligence (AI), Converged Infrastructure, Hyperconverged Infrastructure, Internet of Things (IoT), Security|Comments Off on Top 5 Trends for Digital Transformation in 2018