Gartner Inc. revealed its top strategic predictions for 2020 and beyond, examining how the human condition is being challenged as technology creates varied and ever-changing expectations.
According to the Sate of the Edge and Gartner research, while 95% of data is created and managed within centralized data centers, within within two years 75% will need analysis and action at the edge. The decision won’t be cloud versus edge; it will be cloud with edge.
For the second consecutive year, Cabling Installation & Maintenance is teaming up with Fluke Networks to administer a salary and compensation survey for professionals in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry in the United States. The survey will stay open through the end of 2019 and into the first couple weeks of January 2020. All individual data collected in the survey will remain anonymous. You can take the survey here.
One of today’s highly promising innovations in energy operations is grid-interactive efficient buildings. Referred to as GEBs, these structures are connected to the grid and draw on distributed energy sources. Among other benefits, GEBs offer hold the potential to lower property operations costs. But are utilities keeping up? A new study from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy tackles that question.
Global Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) Market 2019-2023 | Increasing Investments in Data Center to Boost Growth | Technavio
The global optical time domain reflectometer (OTDR) market is expected to post an incremental growth of USD 37.62 million during the period 2019-2023, according to the latest market research report by Technavio. One of the major drivers is increasing investment in smart city projects.
Southeast Asia has clinched the top spot globally as the mobile economy hot spot, taking over giant economies like China. This is due to the growth in smartphone penetration in this region, which is touted as the gateway to mobile commerce. That said, the lack of robust digital infrastructure is a hurdle both the public and private sectors in Indonesia need to overcome in order to realize this billion-dollar potential. According to Gartner, Indonesia spends lesser in building digital infrastructure compared to its neighbors like Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. In order to reap the full benefits of digital transformation, investing in ICT is key, especially data center and network capabilities as these are backbones to successful implementation of innovative technologies.
Edge computing will become a dominant factor across virtually all industries and use cases as the edge becomes empowered with more sophisticated and specialized compute resources and more data storage. The focus on the edge currently stems from the need for Internet of Things (IoT) systems to deliver disconnected or distributed capabilities into the embedded IoT world.
Global internet of things (IoT) managed services market is set to witness a healthy CAGR of 29.90% in the forecast period of 2019-2026.
For commercial building owners and operators looking to find ways to become more energy efficient, identifying your biggest energy offender is a great place to start. According to a study published by the Department of Energy, on average 40% of energy costs in commercial buildings go to HVAC. With this in mind, finding the right HVAC controls solution is crucial to helping commercial buildings manage energy spend.
According to the World Economic Forum, cyberattacks are one of the top 10 global risks of highest concern in the next decade with an estimated price tag of $90 trillion if cyber-security efforts do not keep pace with technological change. The next victim of cyberattacks could be buildings. Digitising buildings is a major trend, but it comes with new security issues, according to Frost & Sullivan’s IT/OT Security Convergence for Building Technologies report.