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August 6, 2016

IoT Security for Consumer Brands – Beyond the Numbers

NUMBER ONE: In response to the growth of connected devices, Gartner projects the average security budget for IT (Information Technology), OT (Operational Technology), and IoT (Internet of Things) requirements will rise from less than one percent in 2015 to 20 percent in 2020. (Source: Gartner Newsroom) NUMBER TWO: RnRMarketResearch places the price tag on IoT security going from USD $7.90 billion in 2016 to $36.95 billion by 2021, a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 36.1%. (Source: EETimes) Those are some pretty big numbers. But in fact they are only just that—numbers. What really matters for consumer brands? When it comes […]
July 27, 2016

Arrayent IoT Security Week: Jul 30 – Aug 4

In honor of the major cyber security conferences starting later this week in Las Vegas, this post will give you a sneak peek of ARRAYENT IOT SECURITY WEEK which will run in our social media feed starting Sunday, July 31st. We’ve scoured the Internet for recent stories about IoT security we think you’ll find important. The importance of IoT security is all the more reason why big consumer brands should partner with an IoT platform company that has 1) been delivering secure IoT solutions for enterprises for at least five years, 2) is focused on security and has gone through multiple security audits by 3rd-party cyber […]
July 23, 2016

iRobot CEO Colin Angle Says The “Consumer Internet of Things Is A Failed Promise.” Really?!

We recently ran across a video in which iRobot’s CEO and co-founder, Colin Angle, opines, “At this moment in time, the consumer Internet of Things—which is very different from the commercial Internet of Things—is somewhat of a failed promise.” Mr. Colin is not alone in his thinking. We’ve spoken to many consumer product company business leaders who believe the same thing. But the problem with these type of generalizations is that they overlook the companies that are doing it right and focus on the ones that are doing it wrong. The brands that are doing it right use connectivity to […]
July 21, 2016

SPIFFY is how we feel about Arrayent’s award nomination

Arrayent is deeply honored to be nominated by the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley for their prestigious Service Provider Forum Recognition Award, or ‘SPIFFY.’ They recognized Arrayent as one of five “best investment opportunit[ies] within the mobile telecom sector.” The Telecom Council of Silicon Valley connects companies and individuals involved in the region’s Communications Technology industry with one another for business development, collaboration, and education. Winners of the 2016 SPIFFY awards will be announced on Day One of the annual TC3: Telecom Council Carrier Connections Summit, September 28th during the SPIFFY Awards ceremony at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. For details […]
July 19, 2016

Anousheh Discusses Entrepreneurial Ventures On CNBC’s Squawk Box

Anousheh Ansari, CEO of Prodea Systems appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Box this morning as a guest with co-host Peter Diamandis for a discussion on exponential technology and using crowdfunding to launch entrepreneurial ventures such as space exploration. Ms. Ansari was in New York to receive the Novus Global Goal Award for her commitment towards UN Global Goals for Economic Growth, Education, and Empowering Women prior to her appearance on Squawk Box. Watch the Video
July 19, 2016

The Telecom Council of Silicon Valley Nominates Arrayent for a ‘Spiffy Award.’

On July 19, 2016, the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley—a trade group that connects companies and individuals involved in the region’s Communications Technology industry—announced their nominees for Council’s prestigious ‘Spiffy Awards.’ Arrayent was nominated for a “Zephyr Award for Best Mobile Opportunity” which recognizes the best investment opportunity within the mobile telecom sector that the Council has seen in the past year. The Zephyr Spiffy nominees included: Arrayent  IoT, connected products, cloud, retail Inhance Technology – Retention, Loyalty, Analytics, insurance, retail Open Garden – Mobile, connectivity, wi-fi, mesh networking, Projector, Inc. – collaboration, SaaS, SMBs, mobile enterprise Simless, Inc.  eSIM, authentication Best of […]
July 19, 2016

Arrayent IoT Video Week: July 18 – 24

Arrayent IoT Video Week is here! We’ve chosen this week to scour the Internet for recent videos we think those who follow the Internet of Things will find important or interesting, or both. We are posting these every day this week in our social media feeds, but you can get to them all right here: Monday July 18 – IDC’s Simon Ellis tells what consumer products companies are doing in IoT: [link] Tuesday July 19 – Nest’s Tony Fadell on IoT and the home user experience: [link] Wednesday July 20 – Cool visualizations by visual FX artist Sorin Voicu that help tell complex IoT tech stories: […]
July 18, 2016

Arrayent CEO Interviewed and Included in DZone Guide to IoT

With over a million members, DZone is of the web’s largest communities and publishers of technical content for software professionals. On Jul 18, 2016, Matt Werner published his article “IoT Executive Insights” which was featured of the new DZone Guide to The Internet of Things, Volume III (free download – article starts on page 22). Arrayent CEO, Cyril Brignone, was one of 32 IoT executives interviewed for their viewpoints.
July 15, 2016

Prodea Systems: The World’s Most Unique Internet of Things Platform

Insight Success Magazine has named Prodea Systems one of the top 10 fastest growing IoT solution providers. “The World’s Most Unique Internet of Things Platform” cover story hit digital stands in an edition dedicated to the best and the brightest in IoT technology and the companies leading the charge towards what is being called the fourth industrial revolution. “Prodea’s vision of the future is a seamlessly connected world that will enable new products and services to be centralized around the user and will constantly be working to improve the quality of life for millions of people,” said Anousheh Ansari, CEO […]
July 10, 2016

Anousheh Ansari To Receive the Novus Global Goal Award

Anousheh Ansari CEO of Prodea Systems will be awarded for her contributions and commitment to the UN Global Goals on July 19th at the United Nations. Anousheh will join 17 other award recipients and will provide live streamed TED style talks during the afternoon. The Novus Summit is a special event in partnership with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, held during the UN High Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development (HLPF) week. The Summit will leverage Science, Innovation, and Technology to unite Humanity around the 17 Sustainable Development Goals to transform our World