The Factory of the Future, Today: Case Study and Lessons Learned from
IoT offers a value of almost $4 trillion to the manufacturing industry
through platforms that can improve margins, optimize operations & drive high
performance work teams. By using IoT technologies as a foundation,
manufacturing customers are integrating worker safety with manufacturing
systems, driving deep collaboration and utilizing analytics to exponentially
increased per-unit margins.
However, as Benoit Lheureux, the VP for Research at Gartner points out, "IoT
project implementers often underestimate the complexity of IoT integration
and overestimate the built-in integration capabilities of their IoT
In his session at @ThingsExpo, RJ Mahadev, leader of the Global Manufacturing
Services business at Cisco, will highlight how companies are partnering with
vendors t... (more)
Redefining the Extended Enterprise Cloud Perimeter with Network-Centric
Cloud has become an extension of today's enterprise and the traditional
perimeter has long disappeared. Increasing business requirements for agility
and flexibility make the cloud-extended enterprise ideal for a workforce that
works anywhere, anytime and any place. This is especially true as
organizations are increasingly made up of third-party resources, partners and
suppliers compared to just employees.
However, traditional security models are not equipped to deal with the fluid
nature of data an... (more)
SYS-CON Events announced today that the 8th International Cloud Expo will
take place June 6-9, 2011, in New York City.
The International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the world's
leading Cloud-focused event and is held three times a year, in New York,
Silicon Valley and in Europe. Over 600 corporate sponsors and 10,000 industry
professionals have participated in Cloud Computing Expo since its inception,
more than all other Cloud-related events put together.
Cloud Computing Expo 2011 East
Call for Papers Deadline November 30, 2010 - SUBMIT YOUR SPEAKING PROPOSAL
Cisco is buying Cariden Technologies, a privately held ISV whose software is
used in capacity planning, designing and engineering networks. It's paying
about $141 million in cash and retention incentives.
Cariden, whose clients include Verizon, Deutsche Telecom, SingTel and
Swisscom, specializes in optimizing traffic management and visibility on
service provider networks.
The acquisition is seen as part of Cisco's very necessary move into
software-defined networking (SDN). This summer Cariden announced a blueprint
for infrastructure SDN - the visibility and control of network res... (more)
It's time to face reality: "Americans are from Mars, Europeans are from
Venus," and in today's increasingly connected world, understanding
"inter-planetary" alignments and deviations is mission-critical for cloud.
In her session at 15th Cloud Expo, Evelyn de Souza, Data Privacy and
Compliance Strategy Leader at Cisco Systems, will discuss cultural
expectations of privacy based on new research across these elements:
Applicable Laws: What constitutes data sovereignty, personal data and data
breaches Lawful interception: How consumers feel about the means that
governments use to obt... (more)
A search and online advertising deal between Yahoo and Microsoft is imminent
- unless of course it's blown off course again, according to Yahoo
know-it-all All Things Digital, the Dow Jones blog.
Under the circumstances blogger Kara Swisher isn't guaranteeing a deal will
happen though she hears one could be announced this week.
If the companies don't emerge with an agreement this time, they're reportedly
unlikely to try again.
In its latest structure, which sounds very much like other passed-over
proposals, Microsoft would take over Yahoo's search business, paying Yahoo a
few billi... (more)