ISTE 2017: IoT Use Can Save Money and Boost Security

The Internet of Things has major possibilities in education, from more efficient thermostats to engagement-monitoring wearables. Today, in conjunction with the kickoff of ISTE 2017, CDW released new research into how K–12 professionals are approaching IoT. Nearly half of the school districts surveyed say they have a formal IoT strategy in place with interactive devices, security-focused technology and energy-saving resources in mind. With mobile devices becoming common, schools are branching out to deploy more innovative IoT. About 48 percent of schools use smart security cameras, 37 percent invested in smart lighting and 35 percent rely on smart HVAC systems.

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How connected devices are reshaping consumer behavior

Infographic | December 30, 2019

There's no doubt that the IoT will fundamentally change e-commerce, but it might take some time to get to a point where it's completely streamlined. Consumers simply won't use platforms that aren't functional, secure, and easy to navigate, so it's up to businesses to lay the groundwork for an always-online, interconnected marketplace.

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WHAT IS IOT?

Infographic | December 1, 2019

Data streams flow nonstop from IoT devices. Businesses should know where to collect all this big data, what to keep versus discard, and how to use it. That's where IoT analytics can help. Analytics reveals meaningful patterns in the data, in real time or after the data is stored in a data center or the cloud.

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The Internet of Things (IoT) in a Smart Building

Infographic | December 1, 2019

The definition of what these ‘things’ are can be fuzzy and is constantly evolving. The IoT also overlaps with previous concepts like computing, wireless sensor networks and cyber-physical systems. Below is an illustration of IoT devices found within a typical smart building network and how these systems communicate with one another.

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IOT SECURITY: A COMING CRISIS?

Infographic | December 25, 2019

The proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices in 2017 has been staggering, with 8.4 billion devices currently in use, and a total of 25 billion devices projected by 2020. As the use of these devices continues to increase, so do the associated risks. By 2020, it is estimated that 25% of cyber attacks will target IoT devices. We surveyed IoT users from around the world to better understand their behaviors and concerns.

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The IoT Business Index 2020: A step change in adoption

Infographic | February 21, 2020

The IoT Business Index 2020: a step change in adoption is written by The Economist Intelligence Unit and sponsored by Arm. It examines the results of our latest IoT Business Index, a measure of IoT adoption by the global business community. The index draws on a survey of 825 business executives, conducted in late 2019.

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Powering smart cities with AI and IoT

Infographic | January 5, 2020

Together, AI and IoT can fulfill the promise of the smart city by transforming every aspect of city government. But where do you start? The choices are overwhelming. A smart city uses information and communication technologies to improve the performance of urban services like energy, water, public safety and transportation, making cities safer, healthier, and more sustainable and resilient.

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