Comcast Business has won a 10-year, $102.8 million contract to provide Ethernet services to the United States’ Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). Comcast’s services will enhance the agency’s connectivity, improve its network performance, and manage overall telecommunications costs throughout the Agency’s Defense Information Systems Network (DISN).
For those not immersed in cybersecurity, the Colonial Pipeline cyber-attack this past spring probably came as a shock.To city and county leaders, the attack highlighted an urgent need to harden digital municipal infrastructure. It’s a subject that’s been at the forefront of public attention for the past few months, and one that federal leaders are tackling head on.
Through the input of more than 60 leading commercial real estate, asset management, technology and ICT industry leaders, the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) in conjunction with UL, the leading global safety science company, has defined six criteria that form the basis of the SPIRE™ Smart Building Program for assessing and rating smart buildings. None of these criteria alone make a building smart, but they work together in harmony to provide a complete, balanced assessment methodology that considers the modern-day challenges that come with the increasingly digital world we live in today.
The economic and social disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has also affected the way the Internet of Things (IoT) will be used in smart…
In episode 11 of the Let’s Connect! Podcast, Erik Fossum Færevaag, Founder and President of Disruptive Technologies, joins host Ken Briodagh to talk about Smart Buildings and Facilities Management. In particular, they look at how the commercial real estate industry needs to evolve with the help of IoT solutions.
While the workplace will be for ever changed, it is not a matter of “if” but “when” and “how” we will return to “in-person” collaboration. Returning trust to the workplace will take effort. This is where the “smarts” of a smart building comes into play. The same data used to reduce cost by reducing energy use can be further refined beyond just general occupancy to detect density allowing HVAC systems to adjust airflow, humidity, and temperature.
Smart cities work because of infrastructure that supports the mass of connected technologies and devices. IoT, autonomous vehicles, consumer-facing applications and back-end processing systems rely on the speed of fiber optic cables connecting to IT infrastructure housed in a data center. This infographic details what it takes to build the infrastructure to support them.
Innovation and technology has never been more important to the Commercial Real Estate Industry as it recovers from the impact of Covid. This webinar will explore technologies such as: 4G and 5G, IoT, Fiber Optics, CBRS, and other innovations enabling safer and smarter buildings.
Facilities which employ office building energy management systems could see a dramatic savings of 15 to 30 percent. This is what IT needs to know.
Experts agree: without a modern, real-time-capable infrastructure, neither the Internet of Things (IoT), nor autonomous driving or Smart Cities can be realized. The fact is that data volumes around the globe are exploding. Real-time data processing is only possible with 5G mobile communications and Edge Computing. Modern & high-performance fiber optics cabling is the prerequisite.