There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the helpful mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud ComputingArtificial IntelligenceMobilityBig DataRoboticsInternet of ThingsCyberSecurity. CTOvision provides continuous context on all these hot topics.

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Today’s Internet connects people, governments, academia and business. The already emerging Internet of Things goes far beyond that. Largely enabled by embedded computing devices and ubiquitous communications, the Internet of Things reaches to vehicles, homes, towns and cities, commerce, manufacturing and every aspect of industry.

We track the hot topics, the operating concepts, the security challenges and the companies driving the IoT trend forward. As we do we always keep the enterprise angle in mind.

How New Home Automation Systems Are Disrupting The Security Business

For a long time, the home security industry has been dominated by big companies that offered an all-inclusive home security system. The wholesome security system was ideal for many consumers with various security needs. However, in recent years, emerging companies that use innovative technology have invaded the home security industry. Technology-based Innovations These companies and […]

Update On The Megatrend of the Internet of Things

There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things, CyberSecurity. In this post we dive deeper into the Internet of Things. Today’s Internet connects people, governments, academia and business. The already emerging Internet of Things goes […]

Why Do Spammers Love The Internet Of Things?

A spammer’s biggest fear is having their ability to send emails cut off. Inbox providers, inbound and outbound spam filters, ISPs, and blacklist operators constantly strive to reduce the number of spam emails that end up in users’ inboxes. That’s good for users, but bad for spammers whose business model depends on being able to […]

Options For Protecting Your DNS At Home Or At Work

Our post on Five Suggestions To Reduce Your Digital Risk generated quite a bit of attention in social media. Thanks as always for sharing things we write. Clearly for many of you this one seemed to be something you wanted friends and family to see and we appreciate that. The post also generated a common […]

CTOvision named to FedTech’s list of 50 Must-Read Federal IT Blogs

We were honored again to be named to FedTech’s list of 50 must-read federal IT Blogs. From FedTech’s intro to the list: It was a whirlwind year in the world of federal IT, with the White House, Office of Management and Budget, and many agencies focused on cybersecurity, IT modernization, data center closures and optimization, […]

Overview of how Apache Spark fits in the Apache Hadoop ecosystem

For years, enterprise technologists have studied both Apache Hadoop and the many tools in that framework and the rise of Apache Spark. In the early days of Spark it was viewed as a bit of a competitor to the rest of the framework. But now thanks to the contributions of a wide team of open […]