When IDC consults with enterprise customers or performs worldwide surveys, security is invariably an acute concern. That’s regardless of geography, industry, and identity of respondent (executive, LoB, IT, DevOps, etc.). While the challenge of providing protection and security extends across all places in the network, the problem is especially vexing in the data center.
WiFi 6 just arrived, bringing better speed and more capacity to wireless networks. And soon it’s going to get even better, thanks to the FCC opening up of all-new 6 GHz frequencies for WiFi 6. The name of this extension to the standard: WiFi 6E. When the new 1.2 GHz of spectrum (500 MHz in […]
It isn’t hard to imagine the havoc a physical attack on an oil and gas operation can wreak. But few pause to consider the extent of damage that can be achieved with cyberattacks alone. Be it malware taking over control systems or ransomware shutting down data access, the consequences of cyberattacks are often on par […]
Education systems are vastly different all across the globe. While the benefits of 5G will be everywhere, the timing of those benefits will vary. In some countries, 5G will enable new connections at lower costs, allowing more people to leverage technology for basic education.
As consumers over the world gear up for the holiday shopping season, and with Black Friday and Cyber Monday soon upon us here in the US, global consumers will be purchasing online more than ever before. In fact, global e-commerce sales are projected to be more than $140 billion over the holidays, up 15 percent […]
There are four fundamental factors that allowed IoT to change from very limited use-cases to the broader consumption that we have today: Low power and small-scale microcontrollers Electronically erasable programmable read-only memory Ease of development Low manufacturing cost.
Electricity completely changed and expanded the industrial sector along with the lives of countless people. In much the same way, 5G has the potential to transform businesses and communities. Manufacturers have already spent billions of dollars on digital transformation, and the advent of 5G is poised to change their operations even more.
Cities are growing at an unprecedented rate. In fact, according to data from the United Nations, 68% of the world’s population will live in cities by 2050.1 While some people think that a more populous city means a more dangerous city, this does not have to be the case.
Privacy is an evolving topic with diverse perspectives on how best to balance the rights and interests of consumers and companies. As allegations of data mishandling fill headlines, privacy is now front and center on everyone’s minds. While data has been the lifeblood of innovation and economic growth, there has also been excessive data collection, […]