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Creating continuous cloud

Like the avaricious and the prodigals in In Dante’s 4th circle of Hell who push giant boulders in opposite directions for eternity, shouting at each other ‘Why do you hold?’ ‘Why do you throw away?’, advocates of public vs. private cloud are engaged in a seemingly endless debate over the advantages of each path to [...]

Vinay Saxena, distinguished technologist and chief architect, NFV business unit, HP

Leor Grebler, cofounder and CEO, Unified Computer Intelligence Corporation

Ubi talks IoT

Near ubiquitous broadband, cloud technologies and processor miniaturization, which has enabled the distribution of intelligence across multiple sensors and devices, have combined to ignite a firestorm of opportunity in the connected home marketplace. Parks Associates, a market research firm focused on emerging consumer technologies, has found that the average US household currently has 6.7 connected [...]


John Chen, CEO, BlackBerry

BlackBerry returns to its roots

The key message at BlackBerry’s Security Summit last week in New York came across loud and clear: BlackBerry is returning to its roots as an enterprise-focused company. Specifically, it’s aiming at regulated industries: government, healthcare, financial services, and energy. That doesn’t mean it’s abandoning its loyal consumer and small business customers – things like the [...]


Distributed intelligence and IoT fog

By this point, anyone who is connected to the Internet knows how many ‘things’ will be online by 2020. Numbers of connected devices, first calculated by IBM and recounted many times over with some variation on Kevin Ashton’s Internet of Things theme – Cisco’s Internet of Everything (IoE), which throws people and process in the [...]

Rob Lloyd, president, development and sales, Cisco