A Cloud and Internet of Things Way of Thinking: From Egosystems to Ecosystems
The buzz continues for cloud, data analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT)
and their collective impact across all industries. But a new conversation is
emerging - how do companies use industry disruption and technology enablers
to lead in markets undergoing change, uncertainty and ambiguity?
Organizations of all sizes need to evolve and transform, often under massive
pressure, as industry lines blur and merge and traditional business models
are assaulted and turned upside down. In this new data-driven world,
marketplaces reign supreme while interoperability, APIs and applications
deliver unique customer value for new go-to-market models based on a cloud
and IoT way of working. Analytics, IoT service mashups, fail fast business
models and contextual data streams enable data to become the... (more)
As organizations shift towards IT-as-a-service models, the need for managing
& protecting data residing across physical, virtual, and now cloud
environments grows with it.
In his General Session at 17th Cloud Expo, Randy De Meno, Chief Technologist,
Windows Products and Microsoft Partnerships at Commvault, discussed how
CommVault can ensure protection & E-Discovery of your data - whether in a
private cloud, a Service Provider delivered public cloud, or a hybrid cloud
environment - across the heterogeneous enterprise.
Randy De Meno joined Commvault in 1994 and initia... (more)
Evolution from Big Data to Smart Data
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As organizations realize the scope of the Internet of Things, gaining key
insights from Big Data, through the use of advanced analytics, becomes
However, IoT also creates the need for petabyte scale storage of data from
millions of devices. A new type of Storage is required which seamlessly
integrates robust data analytics with massive scale. These storage systems
will act as "smart systems" provide in-place analytics that speed discovery
and enable businesses to quickly derive meaningful and actionable... (more)
Monetizing IoT: Show Me the Money
The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing rapidly by extending current
technologies, products and networks. By 2020, Cisco estimates there will be
50 billion connected devices. Gartner has forecast revenues of over $300
billion, just to IoT suppliers. Now is the time to figure out how you'll make
money - not just create innovative products.
With hundreds of new products and companies jumping into the IoT fray every
month, there's no shortage of innovation. Despite this, McKinsey/VisionMobile
data shows "less than 10 percent of IoT developers are ... (more)
The World's Many IoTs: Which Are the Most Important?
The Internet of Things is clearly many things: data collection and analytics,
wearables, Smart Grids and Smart Cities, the Industrial Internet, and more.
Cool platforms like Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Intel's Galileo and Edison, and a
diverse world of sensors are making the IoT a great toy box for developers in
all these areas.
In this Power Panel at @ThingsExpo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger
Strukhoff, panelists discussed what things are the most important, which will
have the most profound effect on the world, and what sho... (more)