Securing smart homes and smart buildings from cybersecurity risks becomes more relevant than ever in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. ENISA presents some fundamental measures for securing smart devices.
The Ethernet Alliance’s recent Power over Ethernet (PoE) product certification survey reveals some 78 percent of respondents experienced difficulties with PoE deployments — but that 72 percent expect noticeable improvement with products certified through the Ethernet Alliance’s PoE Certification Program. Further findings from the survey are available in a newly released infographic, available at: https://bit.ly/EA-PoEInfographic2020.
Networking trends including SD-WAN, edge and 5G technology dominate the plans of IT executives and management as they look to develop efficient, bulletproof enterprise communications strategies for the future. Those trends and others such as network security, server consolidation and WAN optimization were cited as primary IT drivers of future investment, according to Network World’s 2020 State of the Network report.
COVID-19 pandemic disruptions will cause 2020 5G network infrastructure revenues to fall by as much as 10% of a forecasted US $2.1 billion, according to global technology market advisory firm ABI Research. As stated by the analyst, “The outbreak of COVID-19 has created a crippling effect, not only on service industries, but also on manufacturing enterprises, including 5G infrastructure vendors.”
A new IDC forecast says worldwide IT spending will decline 2.7% in constant currency terms in 2020 as COVID-19 impacts the global economy and forces organizations around the world to respond with contingency planning and spending cuts in the short term.
During this unprecedented time, there is a lot of uncertainty. That’s why Mission Critical magazine is working closely with Clear Seas Research, a BNP Media company, to keep you up-to-date on coronavirus coverage and how it is affecting the industry.
In a IoT Commercial Adoption Survey, the Eclipse Foundation found that the internet of things (IoT) adoption is growing, though “slower than the hype would indicate.” The nonprofit that facilities open source software collaboration and innovation conducted the survey in 2019. Just under 40% of the organizations are currently deploying IoT solutions, and another 22% said they plan to begin deploying IoT within the next 2 years.
The coronavirus pandemic has caused more than one out of four contractors to halt or delay work on current projects, according to a survey recently released by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). The survey results show how quickly market conditions have changed compared to data showing a majority of metro areas added construction jobs through January.
John Daniels, BICSI’s Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, talks to CI&M’s Patrick McLaughlin about how BICSI members provide the enabling technology that allows organizations across all industries to transform their operations.
Structured Cabling Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking – Global Market Insights 2018 – 2028
Value of the structured cabling market was estimated at nearly US$ 16 billion in 2018, and is forecast to record a CAGR of approximately 8% through 2028. North America remains the leading market for structured cabling, driven by the proliferation of data center project. 5G technology is expected to pave lucrative growth opportunities for the structured cabling market, upheld by increasing palpability of the technology’s trials and deployments worldwide.