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MDSi Updates, Blogs, News, and Events

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Posted by Melissa Huntley on Feb 14, 2017 9:14:11 AM

ACUITY- Asset Management Software Platform

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Topics: Asset Management, ACUITY, triage at the edge, lifecycle

The Impact of Smart Cities on your Everyday Life

Posted by Melissa Huntley on Feb 9, 2017 9:04:22 AM


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Topics: Smart City, IoT, Technology

Houston, There's Not A Problem

Posted by Melissa Huntley on Jan 31, 2017 8:37:34 AM

Pictures, Videos, Live Streaming and Snapchatting will be imminent among football fans for Super Bowl Sunday. At the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas, more than one million fans are predicted to participate in festivities surrounding Super Bowl weekend. During the first weekend of February, football attendees will want to take pictures and share their experiences with friends and the rest of the world. With limited cell towers and area coverage, how will the city of Houston be able to withstand so much data? And how will mobile internet access be available and stream data quick enough? Wireless carriers have started planning for this endeavor years ago. Here's what they're planning:

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Topics: Events, SCTE, Big Data, IoT

MDSi Packs up Gear for First Event of 2017

Posted by Melissa Huntley on Jan 26, 2017 9:00:00 AM

 In Sunny Orlando, FL, MDSi will be returning to Enterprise Connect Expo for 2017. For more than 26 years, Enterprise Connect has united people and businesses that focus on communications across the entire enterprise. Occurring between March 27th-29th, the expo will feature more than 190 leading technology companies that provide the leading enterprise solutions. The expo will also hold over 60+ conference sessions which cover topics such as:

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Topics: Events, Enterprise Connect, Tradeshow, Telecommunications

Big Data Growth and Trends for 2017

Posted by Melissa Huntley on Jan 19, 2017 11:14:02 AM


Big Data analytics has become a buzzword over the last few years. Even though it's actually been around for several decades, the new jargon came to life due to the surge in components buyers use in order to make a purchase. The cost of a product and it's Consumer Reports reviews are now small ingredients as to how a buyer makes a purchasing decision. Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, and the emergence of even greater amounts of IoT (internet of things) devices are large contributions to the IT industry of 2017. According to Cisco, by 2020 the number of IoT devices will be three times as high as the global population.  With new emergence of this technology, businesses need to be able to track and analyze this large amount of data and turn it into pure revenue.

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Learn about M-Commerce and the Mobile App Revolution for 2017

Posted by Melissa Huntley on Jan 12, 2017 8:03:31 AM

Chances are, you're reading this article from either a mobile phone or laptop. If your reading via a laptop, is your mobile phone within arms reach of you? If not, I'm sure you're panicking right now trying to figure out where your phone is. Mobile phones have become a normal "partner" in our everyday lives. According to Cisco, by 2020, traffic from wireless and mobile devices will account for two-thirds of the total IP traffic. Our smartphones traffic will surpass our PC traffic, which accounted for 53% of total IP traffic in 2015.

With the staggering surge of smart device use, our easibility and accessibility of using these devices are becoming a main concern for the IT industry. Most of this technology on are mobile phones are being centralized through mobile device applications (AKA Apps). If you're away on a business trip, mobile apps on your phone will let you: check on your cat via an in-home camera, alter your thermostat temperature, dim your lights, and see what's in your fridge.  The world is becoming "smarter" with greater IoT devices (internet of things) and apps to help us utilize and manage our everyday lives. Cisco predicts that by 2020, the number of IoT devices will be three times as high as the global population. 

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Topics: 5G, Big Data, IoT