Tags: IoT

IoT devices get R2D2 upgrade

Unified communications and social collaboration platform Unified Inbox (UIB) is adopting technology to allow IoT devices to talk to each other. UIB has successfully integrated technology from Chirp into its UnificationEngine. The goal is to speed up the onboarding of devices by allowing them to self-provision using machine-to-machine (M2M) communication. According to Toby Ruckert, UIB Founder…

Business leader interview – Jaspreet Singh, CEO, Druva

Jaspreet Singh is one of the founders and the CEO of Druva. Druva, originally known as a PC Backup solution, has evolved to become a leader in cloud data protection and information management. That transformation is something that Singh has driven in recent years. Prior to founding Druva Singh was a member of the storage…

Trustwave calls out IoT manufacturer

Security vendor Trustwave has called out Chinese IP telephony and gateway manufacturer DBL Technologies (DBLTek) for a hidden backdoor in their products. The details were disclosed by Trustwave in a blog and it has also published its advisory to DBLTek. Both documents show that the manufacturer has deployed a hidden backdoor using a secret login.…

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…