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IoT security awareness – why it matters and why it is still a concern...

IoT security awareness is not what it should be yet as research by Trend Micro, conducted by Vanson Bourne shows. Yet, the issue seems to be larger and still about cybersecurity awareness and training in general too if we...
BearingPoint acquires Inpuls

BearingPoint acquires data governance, strategy and analytics company Inpuls

Management and consulting firm BearingPoint (operating under its current name since 2002 when KPMG Consulting acquired Arthur Andersen’s business consulting practices) acquires data governance and strategy start-up Inpuls. Inpuls expands BearingPoint’s expertise in data governance and data sciences – from...
Future pact Siemensstadt 2.0 signed

Inside Siemensstadt 2.0: the €600 million Berlin project Siemens City 2.0

A few days before announcing its Q4 earnings report, Siemens signed what it dubbed its 'future pact for Germany as an industrial location'. That location is more specifically Siemensstadt (Siemens City). The founding concept behind Siemensstadt in 1897 was...
Twitter Counter logo

Twitter Counter ceases operations – what you need to know

Amsterdam-based Twitter analytics and account promotion service Twitter Counter, which exists since 2008 and claims to be used by millions of individuals and companies (with brands such as YouTube, Netflix and Red Bull) announced it is ceasing operations as...
Big data processing shifts to cloud - big data challenges

Big data processing and the shift to cloud and machine learning initiatives

As data lakes continue to grow and the role of analytics has become critical, businesses are revisiting their big data processing strategies. 73 percent of businesses are now performing their big data processing in the cloud, up from 58 percent...
HSB Group closes acquisition of relayr - source and courtesy relayr

HSB Group (Munich Re) closes acquisition of IIoT company relayr

Early September 2018 US-based HSB Group (part of insurance group Munich Re) announced the acquisition of Industrial IoT solutions company relayr. The acquisition is now closed and strengthens the ‘business outcomes’ strategy HSB Group and relayr have been working...
Cellular IoT modules market at a glance

The cellular IoT module market: vendor data, drivers and forecasts until 2023

Previously we looked at the evolutions in the cellular IoT gateway market until 2023 (with data on shipments and on the various vendors in 2017) according to an October 2018 report by Berg Insight. Until 2023, shipments of cellular IoT...

The evolution of the cellular IoT gateway market 2018-2023: Berg Insight report

According to a report, released in October 2018, shipments of cellular IoT gateways are expected to reach 8.6 million by 2023. The report by leading M2M/IoT market research provider Berg Insight is based upon a vendor survey. Berg Insight forecasts...