Cisco is working on a platform for the Internet of Things (IoT), that will enable customers in multiple industry sectors to rapidly deploy and manage their machine-to-machine (M2M) applications.
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The growth of new mobile technologies such as augmented reality and location-based services is driving adoption of sensor devices that can detect environmental conditions such as speed, temperature and direction.
Startups and small companies are stealing a march on their larger enterprise counterparts by employing analytics at the heart of their businesses, according to Amazon Web Services.
The majority of organisations are indifferent to the analysis they get from their data, indicating that business intelligence initiatives are having little or no impact on their businesses.
Staff at a quarter of small and medium businesses (SMBs) are now using their personal smartphones and tablets for work, but more than two thirds of those businesses have no controls in place to manage these devices, and 45 percent of IT managers are unaware of all the devices being used.