Tags: IoT

Mirai botnet panic is overstated

Kaspersky Labs has moved to calm the panic over the discovery of an advanced Windows botnet spreading the Mirai malware. It has issued both a press release and a more detailed blog on the subject. The language used in the press release and the blog are at odds with each other which doesn’t help. However,…

Huawei and Oracle power up IoT alliance

Huawei and Oracle have signed a ‘Power IoT Ecosystem Partnership’ memorandum of understanding (MOU). The MOU will see the two companies co-operate on the sale of the Huawei Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) solution and the Oracle Utilities software.  That software includes Oracle Utilities Meter Data Management (MDM), Oracle Utilities Smart Grid Gateway (SGG) and other…

What goes on at BT’s brains trust?

Enterprise Times recently had the opportunity to visit BT’s brain’s trust at Adastral Park. It is one of the biggest research and development parks in the UK. As well as housing some of BT’s brightest minds, it acts as a clearing house for testing all of BT’s technology. There is so much equipment here that…

CEO changes, JDA brings in Girish Rishi

JDA has announced that Girish Rishi will become its new CEO. Baljit Dail will step down from his role as Chairman and CEO with immediate effect. He will remain at JDA to the end of the first quarter 2017. Dail will remain in his role as a senior advisor to New Mountain Capital. Girish Rishi was…

Workpack produce second generation WIP Tracker

Workpack Solutions has announced an update to their WIP (Work in Progress) Tracker. The specialist ERP solution created for the packaging industry has strengthened  the modules ability to capture data during the manufacturing process. Additional functionality has improved the visualisation and reporting capability for that data. Douglas Scranton, Senior Software Engineer at Workpack Solutions commented: “Folding…

SAP offers jump start for IoT projects

SAP has announced a new program to help companies jump start their Internet of Things (IoT) projects. IoT is one of the many trends that analysts believe will see growth in customer solutions. Mike Krell, an analyst at Moor Insights & Startegy wrote in Forbes recently that 2017 will see a growth in the use…

SAP delivers Manufacturing Execution in the cloud

SAP has announced the availability of SAP Manufacturing Execution application deployed in the SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud. The instance available is a private and fully secure cloud. SAP Manufacturing Execution integrates business and manufacturing processes. This  enables companies to run efficient high quality product on the shop floor. The cloud-based solution will also allow better…

Business Leader Interview: William Nehring, CEO

We caught up with William Nerhing, CEO of ThyssenKrupp Elevator UK. The company is part of the larger ThyssenKrupp industrial conglomerate. ThyssenKrupp Elevator UK offers market leading passenger movement systems in both horizontal and vertical directions. Nerhing was in Dublin to talk on an Internet of Things (IoT) panel. He was speaking about how ThyssenKrupp…

BT delivers mining network

BT has announced that it is to design, build and manage a new hybrid network for Komatsu. The deal was brokered in Europe by Chris Borremans, CIO at Komatsu Europe. He commented: “Today’s agreement is the start of a journey whereby we will be moving towards flexible, cloud-based services supporting our operations, customers and employees…