Tag Archives: IoT

IBM Vet Sanjay Brahmawar to Join Software AG as CEO

Sanjay Brahmawar, a 14-year IBM veteran, has been appointed by Software AG‘s supervisory board to serve as CEO of the enterprise software vendor effective Aug. 1. Software AG said Wednesday he will succeed Karl-Heinz Streibich, who is due to retire from the company after 14 years at the helm. Brahmawar currently serves as …

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Cisco, Luxembourg Form Digital Innovation Partnership

Cisco and Luxembourg’s government have entered into a three-year memorandum of understanding to implement efforts to accelerate the digitization of systems in the country. Cisco said Tuesday the public-private partnership aligns with the Digital Luxembourg program and seeks to tackle four pillars that include cybersecurity, education, financial technology and internet of …

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Merlin Invests in IT Performance Analytics Firm Centerity; David Phelps, Roi Keren Comment

Englewood, Colorado-based cybersecurity firm Merlin International has made a $10 million investment in Centerity, a Newton, Massachusetts-based provider of performance analytics and business services management offerings. Merlin said Tuesday Centerity will use the funds to expand its research and development center as well as its sales, marketing and distribution organizations. Centerity …

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AeroVironment-SoftBank JV to Focus on High-Altitude, Long-Endurance UAS Development

Unmanned aircraft systems maker AeroVironment and Japan-based telecommunications company SoftBank have formed a joint venture to build a high-altitude, long-endurance UAS for commercial operations. HAPSMobile is 95 percent owned by SoftBank and 5 percent owned by AeroVironment, the latter company said Wednesday. AeroVironment will contribute $5 million in capital to secure 5 percent ownership of the joint …

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Lockheed Licenses Ubisense’s Digital Platform to Aid F-35 Manufacturing Process

Lockheed Martin has licensed an industrial internet-of-things platform from Ubisense as part of efforts to increase F-35 manufacturing efficiency at Lockheed’s Fort Worth, Texas, facility. Ubisense said Wednesday it designed the SmartSpace system to help manufacturers address schedule, budget requirements for aircraft production, as well as boost transparency on the manufacturing process with location …

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SAP Unveils Co-Innovation Lab in Pennsylvania

SAP has established a facility in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, as part of efforts to increase collaboration between the company and its partners and customers. The Co-Innovation Lab located at SAP’s North American headquarters has space and infrastructure for professionals to create business applications related to internet of things, big data analytics …

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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Mona Bates, CIO & VP of Information Technology for Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems

Information Technology is evolving at a rapid rate–and so are the cyber threats, defying traditional cybersecurity measures across multiple domains. A 20-year IT veteran with a vision of what comes next is Mona Bates, Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Information Technology for Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems. Bates has …

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