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IoT Is a Data Goldmine for Business

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In the past, companies could only gain insight into the needs and wants of their customers through surveys and reviews. After the internet entered the scene, businesses gained another way to look into the life of their consumers: Collecting information from which sites they visit. For years, companies have been amassing data via website traffic. While web surfing and the …

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Industrial IoT Takes the Market By Storm

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Recapping the Intel Powered Dell IoT Solutions Display at Mobile World Congress 2016 At this year’s Mobile World Congress, one of the standout technologies was without question Internet of Things. Sure, it’s a mobile event, but with the impact of IoT, the mobile experience is changing. As part of my MWC journey, I had a unique opportunity to speak with …

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How the Internet of Things Will Impact Healthcare

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We’ve been talking a lot this month about the Internet of Things (IoT)—about all its promise for businesses and consumers, its role when it comes to big data, and the risks that will accompany its rise. It’s inarguably both a powerful and challenging tool for all of us across the spectrum of enterprise, from marketers to, CIOs, to IT professionals. …

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The Internet of Things is Here: Is Your Business Ready?

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The Internet of Things (IoT), or as many refer to it, the Internet of Everything (IoE), fueled by the power of big data, is changing the world as we know it. And it’s definitely changing the face of business and what business innovation looks like. Consider this: In 2008 there were more things connected to the Internet than there were …

Small Innovation May Be the Biggest Innovation in Tech

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We frequently hear things like, “The next mobile device will have an X percent bigger screen than the last one.” Do these things sound impressive anymore? Not in a world where a new device update hits the market every couple of months, if not weeks. At the recent Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), people weren’t that excited (at least not …

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MSPs, IoT, and How Consumers Think About Privacy

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The digitization of the physical world around us, dubbed the Internet of Things (IoT), is transforming how we do business, and how we live our day-to-day lives. But when it comes to what consumers think about the IoT, there’s not much more important to them than their privacy, and that’s an important consideration for managed service providers (MSPs) as they …

What is the MSP Opportunity for IoT?

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Our world is turning into one gigantic interconnected web, thanks to the growing number of devices and physical objects linked to the Internet—and to each other—via wireless networks. That’s the basic idea behind a term that’s being tossed around a lot these days—the Internet of Things or IoT. In fact, the latest IP version, IPv6, was designed to accommodate more …

The Biggest Challenge for MSPs…What the Heck is an MSP?

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The term managed service providers—or MSPs—has been around for nearly a decade, but what it really means is one of the biggest conundrums in the IT industry. We all know an MSP is a company that manages and maintains the day to day operations of the network and/or IT functionality on behalf of its clients, outside their premises. But, that …

Future Ready – Internet of Things to Reshape the Workplace

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The Internet of Things (IoT) has made its way into the workplace, and is changing the way we do business. There’s a growing use of beacons, sensors, and ‘smart’ devices that collect data to automate manufacturing, streamline operations, and improve customer experiences. But that’s not enough. We are miles away from reaching a tipping point with IoT. In fact, we …