Enterprises are fueling the growth of machine-to-machine (M2M) connections as they strive to gain an advantage over competitors, improve business agility and lower operational costs, judges Godfrey Chua with Infonetics Research.
When deciding on new technologies, companies historically have placed heavy emphasis on features, quality, performance, manageability, scalability, the vendor's reliability, terms and conditions. Price often was considered last in selecting legacy systems, leading Bob Lewis at InfoWorld to ask why economics looms so large in discussions about cloud-based technologies.
Anti-theft technology is all the rage now, not surprising given high profile data breach cases involving the loss of laptops. Add to that the fact that the shipment of laptops has now surpassed that