IoT Cloud Platform

November 7, 2017

CONNECTIONS Europe 2017 Wrap-Up

It was a successful two days in Amsterdam at CONNECTIONS Europe 2017. With 110 companies participating from 21 countries, along with 28 C-level executives and 54 speakers, there were lively discussions about the evolution of the connected smart home. Prodea’s Vice President of European Operations, Riffat Amin, spoke about how smart home business models are transitioning to an API economy. As part of an interactive panel moderated by Park’s Director, Tom Kerber, the group discussed how connectivity enables companies to solve real customer problems using more frictionless approaches, opening the door to numerous new business models. Riffat explained how companies […]
July 26, 2017

Prodea Acquires Arrayent

The leading consumer IoT platform for brand manufacturers and the leading IoT services company for global operators combine to form the first carrier-grade IoT services platform.  REDWOOD CITY, CA—JULY 26, 2017—Prodea Systems, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Arrayent Inc., forming the world’s first carrier-grade IoT services platform. The combined company delivers a proven suite of managed IoT services with unprecedented scale, speed, and reliability. The two companies, which have been at the forefront of innovation in enterprise and consumer IoT, will combine teams and technologies to create an end-to-end solution that is ideal for data-intensive industries that need real-time […]
July 6, 2017

Data Encryption Is Mission-Critical

This is the eighth in a series of Arrayent blog posts on IoT security. The series is written for employees of companies who sell connected products, especially those new to IoT. With this series, we hope to bring a basic level of awareness and understanding of key issues that face everyone who develops connected consumer products. We also hope to stimulate an ongoing dialog that helps move the conversation about connected products security forward. If your company collects data about your products, customers, employees, or market, the best practice is that you should always encrypt it, whether or not there […]
June 29, 2017

Securing the Identity and Access Management of ‘Things’

This is the seventh in a series of Arrayent blog posts on IoT security. The series is written for employees of companies who sell connected products, especially those new to IoT. With this series, we hope to bring a basic level of awareness and understanding of key issues that face everyone who develops connected consumer products. We also hope to stimulate an ongoing dialog that helps move the conversation about connected products security forward. Identity and Access Management (IAM) is one of the important considerations IoT platform security teams must address. The challenges are that it is complex, continuously evolving, […]
June 22, 2017

IoT DevOps For Continuous Integration

This is the sixth in a series of Arrayent blog posts on IoT security. The series is written for employees of companies who sell connected products, especially those new to IoT. With this series, we hope to bring a basic level of awareness and understanding of key issues that face everyone who develops connected consumer products. We also hope to stimulate an ongoing dialog that helps move the conversation about connected products security forward. A major impetus for manufacturers is wanting to have connected products that are ‘always on.’ This allows them to innovate faster and deliver product improvements, new functionality, […]
June 8, 2017

The Importance of External IoT Security Audits When Vetting An IoT Platform Partner

This is the fourth in a series of Arrayent blog posts on IoT security. The series is written for employees of companies who sell connected products, especially those new to IoT. With this series, we hope to bring a basic level of awareness and understanding of key issues that face everyone who develops connected consumer products. We also hope to stimulate an ongoing dialog that helps move the conversation about connected products security forward.   External audits: detective work or proctology, to IoT platform companies it feels like both Any manufacturer of branded consumer products who is looking to partner […]
June 1, 2017

Tackling International Security and Privacy Compliance

This is the third in a series of Arrayent blog posts on IoT security. The series is written for employees of companies who sell connected products, especially those new to IoT. With this series, we hope to bring a basic level of awareness and understanding of key issues that face everyone who develops connected consumer products. We also hope to stimulate an ongoing dialog that helps move the conversation about connected products security forward. At Arrayent, we counsel consumer brands that are embarking on a connected product strategy that security cannot be an afterthought because so much is at stake. […]
May 25, 2017

Security Is Everyone’s Job

This is the second in a series of Arrayent blog posts on IoT security. The series is written for employees of companies who sell connected products, especially those new to IoT. With this series, we hope to bring a basic level of awareness and understanding of key issues that face everyone who develops connected consumer products. We also hope to stimulate an ongoing dialog that helps move the conversation about connected products security forward.  We began our series looking at IoT security through an organizational lens. This week we are looking through a cultural lens: How can companies build a […]
May 24, 2017

Arrayent Releases EcoAdaptor for IFTTT

Arrayent Enables Brand Manufacturers to Empower Consumers to Create Their Own Experiences with Connected Products REDWOOD CITY, CA – May 24, 2017—Arrayent Inc., the leading consumer IoT Platform-as-a Service, announced today the addition of the IFTTT platform to its growing list of third-party ecosystem integrations. With today’s release of Arrayent’s EcoAdaptor™ for IFTTT, brand manufacturers can now more easily achieve IFTTT interoperability with their products that are connected and managed by the Arrayent platform. Once connected through Arrayent’s EcoAdaptor service, and then submitted to IFTTT and published, brand manufacturers can empower consumers to add or create countless connections between digital […]
May 18, 2017

IoT Security Starts With People

This is the first in a series of Arrayent blog posts on IoT security. The series is written for employees of companies who sell connected products, especially those new to IoT. With this series, we hope to bring a basic level of awareness and understanding of key issues that face everyone who develops connected consumer products. We also hope to stimulate an ongoing dialog that helps move the conversation about connected products security forward. Preparing the workforce of a traditional product manufacturer that is facing the challenge of having Internet-connected products for the first time is fundamentally different than securing […]