Cognizant to buy Bright Wolf, expands IIoT service and Industry 4.0 expertise

Cognizant is to acquire Bright Wolf, a privately-held technology services provider specialising in custom Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions for Fortune 1000 companies. Bright Wolf is certified by all major cloud providers and acknowledged as a specialist in IoT.

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Gaining the power to rise: Affordable, clean energy for African nations

Today, more than half of all households across Africa do not have access to any form of energy. This means that more than 600 million people currently do not have electricity.

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Finnish IoT firm Haltian acquires Empathic Building service

IoT and product development house Haltian has agreed to buy the Empathic Building solution from digital services and software company TietoEVRY.

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China takes lead in worldwide cellular M2M module revenues

The big supply-side story from the Internet of Things (IoT) in 2019 was the rise of Chinese vendors to the number one position in cellular module shipments and revenue, for the first time.

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Development time for IIoT fertiliser tank monitoring halved by Sierra Wireless Octave

Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider Sierra Wireless, has announced that Ekatra successfully reduced the development time of its new Industrial IoT (IIoT) liquid fertiliser tank monitoring application by 50% using Octave, the all-in-one, edge-to-cloud solution for connecting industrial assets.

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GeoSpock attracts another $5.4mn investment to speed adoption of database tech

GeoSpock has announced $5.4 million (€4.60 million) in additional funding. This is to accelerate the development and adoption of what is claimed to be the fastest, most scalable database on the market. This strategic investment round brings the total GeoSpock has raised to date to more than $32 million (€27.28 million).

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Artificial intelligence plays a major role in the IoT

Businesses across the globe are leveraging the use of the Internet of Things (IoT) in various industries to create new and optimised business opportunities.

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Senet wins $16mn funding to spread adoption of low power wide area networks and solutions

Senet, Inc., a provider of cloud-based software and services platforms that enable global connectivity and on-demand network build-outs for the Internet of Things (IoT), has secured a US$16 million (€13.75 million) funding round led by Fisk Ventures.

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‘Ultra-compact’ Open-Q 865XR system-on-module launched by Lantronix for multiple IoT solutions

Lantronix Inc., a global provider of Software as a Service (SaaS), engineering services and hardware for Edge Computing, the Internet of Things (IoT) and Remote Environment Management (REM), has announced its new Open-Q™ 865XR System on Module (SOM) solution for IoT applications.

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Eseye’s global, ubiquitous IoT connectivity service propels telehealth and telecare forward

The demand for telehealth and telecare technology has skyrocketed in 2020, primarily fuelled by COVID-19 and the need to provide remote health monitoring to safeguard the vulnerable. A recent study forecasts a sevenfold growth in telehealth by 20251. The global pandemic has disrupted the healthcare industry and accelerated it towards a new era of smart

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Nokia and Optus to provide IoT software solutions to Australian industries

Optus has selected Nokia’s IMPACT Internet of Things (IoT) platform to provide device management and data collection capabilities to their customers. Both companies have agreed on a joint go-to-market strategy to bring IoT solutions to Optus customers across multiple industry segments in Australia.

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BSS research uncovers gains that could reap big operator rewards

Commissioned by MDS Global, a research report by telecoms analyst house STL Partners has revealed that fully embracing digital business support systems could enable operators and service providers to unlock a 34% boost to their current profit margins for enterprise services. The report The Digital BSS Dividend says that digitising BSS systems will allow operators to increase EBIT profit margins

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Vodafone Business and Landis+Gyr partner to make green energy management smart with the IoT

Landis+Gyr, a global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the utility sector, and Vodafone Business, a provider in IoT with over 100 million connections worldwide, have formed a new strategic global agreement.

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Nokia speeds industry 4.0 transformation with added digital automation cloud functionality

Nokia reports new added value features and digital automation enablers for its Nokia Digital Automation Cloud (DAC) private wireless networking platform.

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Cynet to introduce integrated XDR, MDR and response automation

Cynet announced the future of extended detection and response with the launch of Cynet 360 V4.0. The new generation autonomous breach prevention platform now features XDR, 24/7 Managed Detection & Response (MDR) and full Response Automation, improving cyber threat detection accuracy while reducing the complexity and overhead required for comprehensive defense and mitigation of sophisticated

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North American wearables market grows 10% as selling prices take a hit, says Canalys

The value of North America’s wearable band market in Q2 2020 remained flat year-on-year at US$2 billion (€1 billion), despite shipments growing 10% annually.

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