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Intelligent Energy Briefs: Smart Meter Security Challenges Part 1
A key component of the grid modernization ecosystem, a smart meter is a web device that measures energy, water or natural gas consumption of a building or home.
While traditional meters only measure total consumption, smart meters record when and how much of a resource is consumed. Utility companies are deploying smart meters to monitor consumer usage and adjust prices according to the time of day and season... Read more >
The Six Common Factors Driving Future Business Success - Part 3
In my last article I outlined the first set of common factors just about all organizations believe they need to help them achieve their business goals – performance, governance and security and compliance. Here are the next three... Read more >
Verizon Video to the Rescue!
When the French economist, politician and intellectual, Jacques Attali, was summoned to New York unexpectedly, it impacted not only his own schedule, but also the team organizing the 2013 DigiWorld Summit in Montpellier, France. As the closing speaker of the summit, M. Attali – the CEO of international consulting firm A&A, and President of PlaNet Finance - was a key draw for DigiWorld participants. His inability to attend the event in person was a serious setback. The DigiWorld team had to find a solution... Read more >
Verizon Points to 'Post Turkey Blitz' on Cyber Monday
For retailers the five days starting with Thanksgiving Day and ending with Cyber Monday are the most critical days of the year. We caught up with Phil Burroughs, vice president of retail and hospitality at Verizon Enterprise Solutions, to see how this year's retail holiday season has shaped up so far from an ecommerce perspective.
"We saw a 35 percent increase (on average) in traffic and order volumes this Cyber Monday versus last Cyber Monday," said Burroughs.
Burroughs noted that the majority of the demand stemmed from consumer electronics... Read more >
Identifying the Digital Goldmines
Enterprise technology trends were the topic ‘du jour’ at this year’s Digiworld Summit, held in Montpellier, France on 19-21 November. With the theme of the event ‘The Digital Goldmines’, speakers and delegates debated the impact of the big ‘game changers’ (mobility, cloud, big data) with particular regard to smart connectivity, video as a service, digital malls, data monetization and digital money... Read more >
Five Questions You Need to Ask About Your Cloud Service Provider
Cloud computing has reached an impressive adoption level within the enterprise. According to Gartner, almost half of large enterprises will be engaged in a combined, public/private cloud operation by 2017. However, the process of getting started on the cloud and evaluating providers can be intimidating... Read more >