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The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the set of devices and systems that interconnect real world sensors and actuators to the internet. This includes many different types of systems, including: Mobile devices Smart meters & objects Wearable devices including clothing, health care implants, smartwatches, fitness devices, etc. Internet connected automobiles Home Automation Systems including thermostats, lighting, home security Other measuring sensors for weather, traffic, ocean tides, road signals and more These systems connect to the internet or gateway in a variety of manners including long range WiFi/Ethernet using IP protocols (tcp/udp, including cellular), short range Bluetooth low energy, short range Near Field Communications, or other types of medium range radio networks. Point to point radio links and serial lines are also used. There are many sensors that ... (more)

The DNS of Things @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley By @PSilvas [#IoT]

With Levi’s Stadium as a backdrop, I share a bit about the Internet of Things and the strain it will place on the Domain Name System (DNS) along with a preview of my DNS of Things session at CloudExpo / @ThingsExpo at the Santa Clara Convention Center. Reporting from Silicon Valley. Check out F5’s DNS solutions at https://f5.com/solutions/architectures/intelligent-dns-scale ps Related Five Key Issues for the DNS of Things @ThingsExpo The Digital Dress Code F5 Solutions – Intelligent DNS Scale My Sensored Family The Internet of…(Drum Roll Please)…Band-Aids?!? The Breach of Thi... (more)

Dumpster Diving vs. The Bit Bucket

Which is safer – a digital shopping cart or a metal shopping cart?  Most (or many...some?) of us take great care to keep our personal Identity information safe.  We make sure we send sensitive info over an encrypted tunnel, we use strong passwords for our various digital vaults, and other protective measures when navigating the treacherous Internet.  But you might not have known that Stolen wallets and physical documents accounts for 43% of all identity theft (pdf) which means we also need to shred our printed materials.  Many might feel uncomfortable entering their credit card f... (more)

F5 Agility 2015 EMEA – Sir William Wallace

The Guardian of Scotland, Sir William Wallace, shares how the real Sir William lived, loved and ultimately met his fate. ps Related F5 Agility EMEA 2015 – The Preview Video F5 EMEA Agility 2015 – Welcome to Edinburgh What Are You Looking Forward To At F5 Agility 2015? F5 Agility 2015 EMEA – Innovate Expand Deliver with Manny Rivelo F5 Agility 2015 EMEA – ACI with F5 & Cisco F5 Agility 2015 EMEA – King Robert the Bruce What’s in store for us at F5 EMEA Agility 2015? Agility comes to Edinburgh F5 AGILITY 2015 Technorati Tags: f5,#f5agility2015,sir william wallace,history,emea,ed... (more)

F5 Agility 2015 EMEA – ACI with F5 & Cisco

Ravi Balakrishnan, Cisco Sr. Marketing Manager, discusses the Application Centric Infrastructure and how F5 & Cisco, former fierce competitors, have come together in a joint integrated solution to solve many customer challenges. Cisco’s SND strategy in bringing together programmability, openness of the ecosystem, the agnostic nature of physical and virtual and the ability to support multi-tenant type deployments gives organizations agility and low TCO. With F5, customers can achieve L2-7 ADC control without the risks of manual error. Best of network control and application awaren... (more)