25 Articles Tagged IoT

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Less Maintenance, More Innovation: How to (Finally) Fill the IT Skills Gap

  • Jean Turgeon
  • February 20, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes to read
  • If you take a good look at how the business ecosystem is evolving, you’ll find that it’s being redefined by five key market trends: Automation…
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Avaya Predictions for 2017 Services Trends: Top Focus is on Smart Customer-Centric Engagement

  • Sandra Thomson
  • January 12, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • Recently, we asked six Avaya services experts to help us reflect on the past year and to peer ahead into 2017. Our panel: Richard English,…
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The IoT Chronicles Part 4: Predictions for 2017 and Beyond

  • Jean Turgeon
  • January 5, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • 2016 certainly didn’t come up short in terms of tech innovation. From genetically engineered immune cells that can control long-term HIV to plant gene editing…
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The IoT Chronicles Part 3: Security Regulation

  • Jean Turgeon
  • December 19, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes to read
  • There’s no denying the transformative power of the IoT (whether or not you’ve read this IoT Chronicles blog series.) Practically every object imaginable today has…
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The IoT Chronicles Part 2: Three Big Security Threats—and How to Solve Them

  • Jean Turgeon
  • November 28, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes to read
  • With projected market revenue of $1.7 trillion by 2020, the Internet of Things (IoT) stands to forever change the world as we know it. In…
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Avoid Security Theater When Safeguarding Your Network

  • Paul Unbehagen
  • November 16, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • I have recently been in several meetings where I have been asked to provide advice on network and security designs. Many of the conversations revolved…
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The IoT Chronicles Part 1: Demystification and Strategy

  • Jean Turgeon
  • November 14, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • If you follow my blog, then you know I talk a lot about the Internet of Things (IoT). As Avaya’s Chief Technologist for Software Defined…
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Aiming Towards an Unfettered and Secure IoT

  • Randy Cross
  • November 8, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes to read
  • Last week, we heard bold claims by a networking vendor that they could make the Internet of Things (IoT) safe because they “own” the network.…
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Time for a New Network Engine: Start Running on a Software-Defined Network

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • November 3, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes to read
  • I grew up on a wheat farm in the 70s. I spent much of my teens and early 20s working on farm machinery, before starting…
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Security and the IoT: Where to Start, How to Solve

  • Fab Fiori
  • November 2, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes to read
  • I recently attended the 2016 North America IoT Tech Expo in Santa Clara, California. This event highlights how the most innovative advancements in technology are…
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As Consumer Tech Remakes the Workplace, a Thoughtful Security Strategy Is the Best Defense

  • Adrian Brookes
  • October 26, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • I think we’d all agree the business landscape has changed dramatically over the past two decades. Think back to the last time you wrote a…
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An Exploration of End-to-End Network Segmentation—Part II: Native Stealth

  • Jean Turgeon
  • October 12, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • As I’ve said before, no one provider can completely eliminate network security risks. There is, however, a proven way to reduce risk and network exposure:…
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How to Make the Most of IoT While Minimizing Security Risks

  • Jean Turgeon
  • October 6, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes to read
  • I was in London yesterday for IP Expo 2016. I had the pleasure of speaking with many customers and presenting a keynote about the security…
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New Age, New Requirements, More Innovation: Three Ways to Keep Up (Part 3)

  • Jean Turgeon
  • August 31, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • The 2016 Rio Olympics may be over, but the excitement is still palpable. As I watched the performances from some of today’s most gifted athletes,…
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Avaya Software-Defined Networking 1.0 — Doing it Differently

  • Sunil Menon
  • June 28, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes to read
  • Let’s start with a few figures that explicitly demonstrate the unparalleled scale and diversity of devices to the Internet of Things: Number of connected devices…
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When Analytics Is the Answer Are You Asking the Right Questions?

  • Laurent Philonenko
  • May 24, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 8 minutes to read
  • Depending upon what you read, who you follow, the Business Intelligence and Analytics (BI&A) market is valued anywhere from $16.9 billion in 2016, to $41.5…