Given the colossal nature of the Internet of Things and activity buzzing around the industry, FierceWirelessTech decided to take a closer look at some of the companies making the biggest waves, querying a handful of industry analysts for their take on which ones to watch in 2015. While it's by no means a scientific survey, this report provides a glimpse into the position of some of the biggest household names in the IoT space--as well as some not-so-well-known upstarts.
Research consortium CableLabs said that six vendors successfully completed its first DOCSIS 3.1 interoperability test, which took place Dec. 1-5.
Cisco is finding new fortunes in the cloud infrastructure equipment segment by taking what Synergy Research said was a 15 percent market share during the third quarter, but that dominant spot is facing a formidable challenger from HP, which saw its share rise to nearly 13 percent.
The business of connecting everything from the home refrigerator to the garage door to the Internet is going to be pretty lucrative over the next few years. How lucrative is it? At the Cisco Global Editors Conference held in San Jose, Calif. this week, the chipmaking giant said that it estimates that the Internet of Everything--which Cisco defines as the networked connection of people, processes, data and things--will generate $19 trillion in value between 2013 and 2022. You can read FierceWireless Editor-in-Chief Sue Marek's full report on the conference here.
The Internet of Things, or the concept of intelligently connecting devices using sensors and wireless modules, is a huge area of opportunity for nearly every telecom and IT company. In fact, at the Cisco Global Editors Conference held here this week, the company said that it estimates that the Internet of Everything--which Cisco defines as the networked connection of people, processes, data and things--will generate $19 trillion in value between 2013 and 2022.
Cisco introduced a data and analytics strategy and a suite of analytics software designed to allow customers to translate their Internet of Things (IoT) data--or Internet of Everything, as Cisco calls it--into actionable business insights regardless of where the data resides.
Several ex-Cisco executives are pitching a new startup, Avi Technologies, to solve some of the biggest problems in the application delivery controller and network monitoring markets.
Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, Ericsson, Intel, Nokia Networks and Qualcomm are among a group of network equipment and technology companies that are urging the FCC not to reclassify broadband as a Title II common-carrier service as part the agency's effort to institute new net neutrality rules.
Cisco is acquiring network, cloud and app security provider Neohapsis and will fold it into its Cisco Security Services organization, the two companies announced.
AT&T has named Brocade Communications Systems, Ciena and Cisco as the latest members to join its growing Domain 2.0 supplier program that's charged with driving the telco toward more of a cloud and software-driven network architecture.