Archive for Edge

IoT Adoption Barriers and Accelerators at MIT Connected Things

MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge hosted their annual Connected Things forum this past Monday at the MIT Media Lab.  This symposium was focused on how to accelerate the adoption and impact of IoT by identifying headwinds and discussing ways to overcome them.  Cybersecurity and connectivity remain universal hurdles, but the presentations, panels and personal discussions […]

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The Emerging Clustered Approach to Edge-to-Cloud Integration

Connectivity is a primary enabler of many of today’s core business improvement strategies, whether the IIoT, I4.0, or industry-specific strategies. Digitization and internet-enabled strategies are increasingly seen as the means of achieving reduced downtime (IIoT), production flexibility and customization (I4.0), or connected and secure infrastructure. Ability to develop, share, and continuously refine a digitized view […]

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Cisco’s Ascent Poses Challenge to Network Edge Competitors

Industrial Ethernet switch (IES) and other industrial network edge infrastructure providers face numerous challenges in an increasingly dynamic marketplace. While growth in the IES market has descended below its previous double-digit annual rate, suppliers in this space face the need for continued strategic investment to meet emerging demands in areas such as Industrial Internet of […]

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Lots of IIoT, Analytics and, Yes, Even Some Talk of Drones at ARC Forum

Having just come off the high of attending a record turnout at the 21st ARC Industry Forum I wanted to summarize some of the key highlights on IIoT and analytics that I saw (would be interested to learn what others’ takeaways were) in Orlando during the week of February 6th through 9th. There was just […]

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Distributed Analytics Forecast: Partly Cloudy with a Chance of Fog

Distributed energy showcases the role of advanced analytics Distributed energy continues to be a major focus for many utilities around the globe. That was certainly the case last week in San Diego at the electric utility industry’s major tradeshow for transmission and distribution, DistribuTECH 2017. As it was last year, one of the major themes […]

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