Internet of Things (IoT) is the in thing that no sane company would neglect.
BlackBerry after its recent smart phone is also into IoT and has a complete
platform. Main vertical applications targeted are automotive and asset
tracking for now.
Here is about the platform in Blackberry's own words.
"The BlackBerry® IoT Platform is here to give you that control, providing a
cloud-based solution that lets you build and manage IoT applications and
devices in a secure, efficient, and scalable way."
Security: via BlackBerry cryptography and Key Management technology-The IoT
platform is hosted in the secure, global BlackBerry infrastructure.
Scalability: Massive scalability at every layer, instantaneous data indexing
with no bottlenecks and redundant long-term storage.
Efficiency: Superb messaging both event-driven and store-and-forward
You want to try it out. It... (more)
You can use Intel XDK together with Intel Collaboration Suite for Web RTC to
build the real time communication apps.
With Intel Collaboration Suite for Web RTC (Intel CS for WebRTC )it is
possible to build apps for real time communication over the web.
You need to use the Intel CS for WebRTC SDK built on top of W3C standard for
WebRTC. You can create apps for broadcast, peer-to-peer and apps for
To cater to the major OSs and HTML, the SDK is available in four versions one
Intel CS f... (more)
Our dependency on Internet will only grow and with new countries maturing and
entering it can only be exponential. Innovation in technology and
unparalleled mobility can only accelerate it. The report estimates upward of
4.7 billion people of which 75% from emerging economies entering the Internet
and this can only bring in more forces to contend with.
What kind of a model can be predictive of such an enormous change? The report
tries to lay down the scenarios and make recommendations.
The list of recommendations is long and each of it looks undoable given the
diversity of nations;... (more)
Amazon Is Seriously Challenged By Microsoft
AWS was in the premier position having had a head start of more than 4 years
in the cloud related business. The lowering of prices by Microsoft; a new
CEO; an emphasized bet on the cloud have all contributed to Microsoft Azure's
adoption by the enterprises. One of the reasons for this being the better
tooling; the variety of applications and services; and not-for-Windows only
shift have all contributed.
Microsoft brought in a lot of enhancements that should prove this advantage
Microsoft has gained further. The storage options with SSDs... (more)
Oracle Cloud publicized as the Next-Generation Public Cloud is comprehensive,
agile and can transform your business in many ways. Like other cloud
offerings Oracle Cloud is also subscription based.
Oracle Cloud offers a solution which is comprehensive; having the broadest
collection of cloud services; having solutions at every layer of cloud
technology with ability to move speedily between on-premises and Cloud with
Oracle Cloud offers:
Software as Service (SaaS)
Enterprise resource planning Human capital management Customer experience
Platform as a Service (PaaS)