The Gestalt IT Rundown is your weekly look at the IT news of the week. We had a technical issue with the video this week, but we’ve got the latest headlines and takes for you right here anyway. This week saw a ton of AI news, a key new API for G Suite, Android Things changes, and yet another massive data breach.
Your IT News for the Week of February 4, 2019 The Gestalt IT Rundown Ken Nalbone and Rich Stroffolino discuss the IT news of the week on the latest Gestalt IT Rundown. In this episode they discuss Rubrik’s big data leak, a new height to US-Huawei tensions, Slack reaching 10 million DAU, and Japan hacking […]
Chin-Fah Heoh illustrates one of the biggest unresolved issue in IoT and the emerging edge computing space: data security.
Edge computing and IoT are hot topics in today’s market. But not all edge computing solutions are built for the future. Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at a new startup, Edgeworx, and what they’re doing to make a big splash at the edge.
Containers aren’t just the hot new thing in the enterprise, they’re also a great way to build a home automation system! This piece covers how to upgrade a home automation setup with Ubuntu Server and lots of Docker containers.
Cradlepoint is moving to a subscription-based model for their Branch, IoT, and Mobile networking solutions. The company is betting that simplified licensing, easier deployment, and robust cloud management make it a compelling change.
The Internet of Things is already proliferating a number of connected devices into our lives. But as these devices increasingly become abandoned, they turn into security liabilities. The panel discusses the causes, implications, and solutions for IoT Abandonware.
It’s easy to be dismissive of the humble Raspberry Pi. In many ways it’s painfully limited by slow I/O, meager compute and a reliance on an microSD card to boot. But despite these shortcoming, and perhaps because of its bargain basement price, the board has found a hoard of devotees. Keith Townsend looks at how the Pi could find a home in the data center. He makes a good point, despite being low power, the compute on it comes like my favorite pizza, “cheap and deep”.
Dan Goodin at Ars Technica gives an overview of the implications of the recently exposed telnet vulnerability disclosed by WikiLeaks. I’m not surprised the CIA had something like that, however morally dubious I may find it. As an intelligence organization it’s in their interest to have this kind of access. For me, this goes beyond Cisco.
The Internet of Things in a technological hypebeast, being both clearly defined and a marketing ploy at the same time. Cisco has clearly defined what they think IoT is all about: adding connectivity to devices. Using LoRaWAN, Cisco has a compelling technical solution to making connectivity possible on a mass scale.