Industry News Roundup - January 8, 2016

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This week in industry news...

Enterprise IoT Gets New Products, Services at CES 2016
eWeek, 1/6/16 - With 28 billion connected devices predicted to be online by the year 2021, the IoT revolution will require a massive number of connections to be managed...

Key Wireless Requirements for Industrial IoT Applications
Automation.com, 1/8/16 - Much is being made of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and the associated need for wireless connectivity for industrial sensors. The concept of instrumenting "things" such as machines, pumps, pipelines and rail cars with sensors is not new to the industrial world...

UK Gov backs £24 Million IoT Research Hub
M2M Magazine, 1/7/16 - A new collaboration should ensure that the UK remains a global leader in the "Internet of Things"...

Industrial IoT: How to Reap the Benefits and Avoid the Pitfalls of IT/OT Convergence 
SYS-CON Media, 1/7/16 The Internet of Things or IoT is more than the newest fitness monitor or cool device. It is the process of transparently deploying countless sensors and devices, which produce data that is transformed into valued information...

AlertEnterprise and Navigant Deliver Software and Solutions to Protect the Energy Sector's Most Critical Infrastructure
NewTechnology Magazine, 1/5/16 - Today, leading security convergence software vendor AlertEnterprise and Navigant, a specialized, global professional services firm with deep industry expertise in risk-related challenges, announced an alliance to bring critical infrastructure protection and cybersecurity capabilities to asset owners and operators in the energy sector...

How IIoT is Impacting Design Engineers
Manufacturing.net, 1/5/16 The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is furthering its reach into engineering and design. Connected machines will give plant engineering operations the opportunity to identify points of inefficiency, improve upon those points, and in turn, improve profitability...