The M2M platforms used to support the burgeoning Internet of Things (IoT) market are now playing centre stage with a number of key technologies and alliances springing up to widen development. Writing for M2M Now, Antony Savvas looks at some of the main platform players.
Generally the experience of 2014 is that most people like the model of consumption matching demand, but still have concerns on the nature and types of workloads that we can port. 2015 is the year when we stop talking about the cloud as a “What if?” choice and start talking about the different architectures and their suitability for your workloads.
Matthew Finnie, CTO Interoute, talked with CRN Senior Editor Joseph Tsidulko about the many national laws and data sovereignty rules that make doing business in Europe such a challenge, and how Interoute's new U.S. facilities provide a platform that can help American companies overcome some of the regulatory hurdles and risks associated with international growth.
Interoute’s Lee Myall tells us about the importance of location when it comes to the cloud
There's no doubt that the rise of cloud computing has revolutionised how we do business, work and communicate. It represents a big opportunity for enterprises to increase their operational efficiency, simply by taking advantage of what the cloud has to offer. And, it’s only set to reach new heights as IDC predicts the cloud computing market is expected to increase 23 percent by 2018. However, the physical aspect of the cloud is often overlooked and this has a huge impact on how data is processed, distributed and accessed. Read more