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Dell IoT Gateway Brings BMS to the Little Guys

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Dell recently announced the winners of their Connect What Matters competition, which challenged participants to design an innovative IoT solution with real business impact. One of those winners was Riptide, a cloud-based building management solution that brings automation and oversight capabilities to small and medium commercial buildings. “In large buildings, they are complex enough to require having a building engineer, so there’s a very mature set of…

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Terabyte terror: It takes special databases to lasso the Internet of Things

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By Lisa Vaas June 28, 2016 If you believe figures from the technology research firm Gartner, there will be 25 billion network-connected devices by 2020. The “Internet of Things” is embedding networked sensors in everyday objects all around us, from our refrigerators to our lights to our gas meters. These sensors collect “telemetry” and route out data to… whoever’s collecting…

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