Tag: IoT

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DDoS + IoT = Cybersecurity Danger

In this age of connected devices – where everything from cars to coffee pots are going digital – it’s become a matter-of-course to be concerned with security. Analysts estimate there will be more than 200 billion smart wireless devices before … Read more…

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Welcome To The IoT — Please Check Your Security At The Door

How often do you think about the electric motors in your life? Not much, I suspect, but you’re surrounded by thousands of them. They’re in your home, moving air and water around. They’re in your car, your office building, making … Read more…

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How to Get Real Results from your SD-WAN

The Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) is catching on. According to Gartner, 30% of enterprises will have an SD-WAN by 2020. Drivers of SD-WAN interest include the growth of cloud computing, the Internet of Things (IoT) and a general increase … Read more…

Managed Services in the Age of Digital Transformation: Pivotal Cloud Foundry on CenturyLink Cloud

The business world has always relentlessly sought “sustainable competitive advantages”. Efficient supply chains, better manufacturing processes, and intellectual property have all had their moments. Today it’s “innovation” – innovation through custom software – that’s next wave of differentiation.  Why? Pivotal’s … Read more…

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Emerging IT Trends in 2016 and the Opportunity They Bring

We’re a good way into 2016 so it’s already possible to see what IT trends are hot. Amusingly, if you look at predictions from 50 years ago, we should all be wearing silver space suits and going to work on … Read more…

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The Channel in 2016

Last year we witnessed the cloud’s influence on business. Companies have digitally transformed and elevated their services – all through the power of cloud computing. The cloud has changed the way vendors sell IT and how end users utilise technology. … Read more…

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ThinkGig Readers Weigh In: In Data We Trust

Noted American engineer and Professor W. Edwards Deming one said: “In God we trust…All others must bring data”. Never before has this statement been more accurate – especially as global industries enter an unprecedented “Digital Transformation”, all based on the … Read more…

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Learn Your Lesson…2016 is the Year to Get Serious About IT Security

As we grow older, there are many lessons taught in life. These moments of insight build character, ensuring a mistake is never made twice. While these events allow us to emerge smarter and more experienced, some issues aren’t resolved that … Read more…