Tag: Cisco

Big bang data

Pick up any magazine or read any online publication and I guarantee you’ll see a reference to the Big Data phenomenon. And why wouldn’t you? The statistics speak for themselves: every day we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data and IBM claims that 90% of the data in the world today has been created in […]

From the Connected House to the Connected City

A bigger Fira means a bigger connected venue: last year’s Connected House was only the beginning, with this year’s Mobile World Congress boasting a whole Connected City. And so of course we have been to visit it. Launched in conjunction with the likes of AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, KT, Telenor Connexion and Vodafone, there’s a car […]

IoT

Why LTE is not just a sprint

With all the buzz around 4G and LTE coming to a town near you (if you live or work in the US or UK), and prior successes emanating from Norway, Japan and South Korea, we should be excited about the opportunities being made available to us with these infrastructure upgrades. However, recent research shows that […]

CES 2013: Electric dreams or neon nightmare? Will what happens…

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show has been a frenzy of cutting-edge innovation and novelty genius. But which kit, if any, will take off in 2013? Last year I blogged from CES 2012 about the importance of security keeping up with innovation. I referred to Intel’s Identity Protection Technology (IPT) and Anti-Theft (AT) technology as part […]

Making federal government mobile

Mobile was a hot topic at this year’s Smart Card Alliance Government Conference, held in Washington D.C.  Like other enterprises, federal government agencies want employees to have the convenience and productivity gains of smartphones and tablets, as well as the potential cost savings of bring your own device (BYOD). Meeting this challenge, however, involves finding […]