19. April 2016 · Comments Off on IOT will drive technology outside of IT · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

For the last several decades, the locus of technological power and control within businesses has resided in the IT department. IT has bought and managed the technology that people use on their desks, as well as hardware and software that drives today’s data centers, and enables connections to and services within the cloud.

But all of that is about to change.

Source: IOT will drive technology outside of IT – TechSpot

08. December 2015 · Comments Off on Google Makes Largest Ever Renewable Energy Purchase for Data Centers  · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

With a big splash on Sunday, Bill Gates unfurled a new investment fund for clean energy projects along with a who’s who of tech CEOs. Absent from the list was anyone from Google (or its parent, Alphabet).But that’s no sign it’s slouching on the matter, Google will have you know. On Thursday morning, the search giant announced its largest ever purchase of renewable energy to power its massive data centers. Google claims it’s the biggest such purchase from a non-utility company to date.

Source: Google Makes Largest Ever Renewable Energy Purchase for Data Centers | Re/code

03. November 2015 · Comments Off on Intel, Verizon, Dell And The Connected Cow · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) has been working on developing IP and products for the IoT (Internet of Things) for many years with the idea that they do not want to miss this next huge growth area which companies like DHL and Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO) have estimated to be 50 billion things by 2020. These companies estimate that IoT will deliver a $1.9 trillion boost to supply chain and logistics operations. While Intel will sell chips to go into Things, their biggest financial benefit will come from sales of processors for gateway devices to collect data at the edge and data centers needed to store/process/analyze the data from 50 billion Things so that personal computing devices can connect humans to the useful Big Data analytics. (Note that the chips in Things, onsite gateways and onsite processor chips are part of the Intel IoTG while the processors in data centers are part of the Intel DCG.)

Source: Intel, Verizon, Dell And The Connected Cow – Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) | Seeking Alpha

24. July 2015 · Comments Off on Nothing less will do: Tech companies want 100 percent renewables  · Categories: News · Tags: , , ,

Facebook is working to keep up with its counterparts, Google and Apple, by investing in large amounts of renewable energy on their properties. These days, if you are running your data centers off anything less than 100 percent renewable energy, you are not keeping up with the industry.

Source: Nothing less will do: Tech companies want 100 percent renewables – FierceEnergy

03. July 2015 · Comments Off on What you missed in the Smart World: Free city smarts, Apple HealthKit upgrades · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

This week’s Smart World Series features the latest iOS 9 features to help users track the most personal of data, a fitness tracker’s debut on the New York Stock Exchange, smart trash cans helping to move the Internet of Things (IoT) movement forward, and the findings of a recent report on smart home revenue.For those who missed last week’s Smart World Series, here’s a chance to catch up on the exciting developments in the connected world.  Each week, SiliconANGLE rounds up the top news trends regarding smart homes and cars, smart data centers and IT, smart infrastructure and all things related to the Internet of Things.

Source: What you missed in the Smart World: Free city smarts, Apple HealthKit upgrades | SiliconANGLE