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Device proliferation threatens to overwhelm IT pros, survey finds

To help IT pros cope with device proliferation, Dell is updating its KACE K1000 mobility management platform to enable enterprises to discover, configure, secure and manage computers and devices in multi-platform environments.

FTC report on IoT: Many findings, little teeth

While the FTC's security and privacy recommendations for IoT devices and data are useful, they are voluntary and therefore lack teeth. Companies have little incentive to spend the extra time and money needed to implement them.

GoodData launches insights-as-a-service, IoT ready platform

Yesterday, GoodData, a cloud BI provider, announced major upgrades to its platform and the resulting launch of its "insights-as-a-service" concept that leverages collective learning and, according to them, is suitable as an IoT ready platform. 

Many connect home-based IoT devices to corporate network despite risks

Employees at critical infrastructure firms are not just connecting their laptops and mobile phones to the corporate network from home, they are also connecting Internet of Things devices residing on their home network to the corporate network.

News Scan: Shapr gets $3M for business networking app; HP unveils enterprise-ready mobile devices; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Jan. 21, including Shapr's $3 million for business networking app, HP's eight new mobile devices for the enterprise, Open Internet Consortium's IoT framework code preview, LOCX's secures apps and photos on Android devices and Instagram's invitation to Android users to beta test new features.

Enterprise demand to fuel three-fold increase in M2M module shipments, predicts Infonetics

Enterprise demand for M2M is fueling the market for mobile M2M modules – chips that enable data processing and communication between M2M devices. Infonetics Research estimates that the mobile M2M module market will increase nearly three-fold, from $1.6 billion this year to $4.5 billion in sales by 2018.

News Scan: Facebook at Work debuts as pilot; Videoconferencing gets personal; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Wednesday, Jan. 14, including Facebook at Work's pilot debut today, videoconferencing shift toward software-based systems and personal devices, decline of mobile broadband modem shipments, Internet of Things transformative power and the $9 billion revenue value in mobile entertainment.

Spotlight: The Internet of Things has 4 big data problems

In his post in O'Reilly Radar, Alistair Croll points out four very large and looming big data problems in the Internet of Things. One of them is "datamandering" or data sprawl.

For M2M, slow and steady wins the race

Many companies wanted to demonstrate how fast and cool their Internet of Things (IoT) devices are. But many commercial uses of IoT, more commonly called machine-to-machine communication, need a small amount of bandwidth and slow speed.

Spotlight: New Cluetrain Manifesto from two of the original authors, Dave Weinberger and Doc Searls

 The Cluetrain rides again, and big data is included in this rendition.