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predictive maintenance

Predictive maintenance (PdM) is the servicing of equipment when it is estimated that service is required, within a certain tolerance. PdM is used in railroads, industrial equipment, manufacturing plants and oil and gas processing.See More

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M2M

Machine-to-machine, or M2M, is a broad label that can be used to describe any technology that enables networked devices to exchange information and perform actions without the manual assistance of humans.

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Overwhelmed by IIoT data? Perhaps hire a data scientist

Industrial IoT creates an avalanche of information. You may need to hire a data scientist to reap that benefits IIoT promises, says Sam Pearson of ...

IoTium puts IIoT connectivity complexity in the crosshairs

Ensuring secure IIoT connectivity to legacy industrial assets at scale is a challenge IoTium is ready to solve with its software-defined services and...

Particle Mesh brings mesh networking to IoT

With the Particle IoT mesh network, the company aims to help customers solve connectivity challenges and improve the collection of IoT data.

Dell IoT Division focuses on partnerships, OT-IT convergence

The recently announced Dell IoT Division is on track to make the company a one-stop IoT shop, thanks to numerous partnerships and new IoT initiatives.

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  • compliance audit

    A compliance audit is a comprehensive review of an organization's adherence to regulatory guidelines.

  • regulatory compliance

    Regulatory compliance is an organization's adherence to laws, regulations, guidelines and specifications relevant to its business...

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    The Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 is a law that protects federal government employees in the United States from ...

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  • RSA algorithm (Rivest-Shamir-Adleman)

    The RSA algorithm is the basis of a cryptosystem -- a suite of cryptographic algorithms that are used for specific security ...

  • remote access

    Remote access is the ability to access a computer or a network remotely through a network connection.

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    IP spoofing is the crafting of Internet Protocol (IP) packets with a source IP address that has been modified to impersonate ...

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  • network disaster recovery plan

    A network disaster recovery plan is a set of procedures designed to prepare an organization to respond to an interruption of ...

  • virtual disaster recovery

    Virtual disaster recovery is a type of DR that typically involves replication and allows a user to fail over to virtualized ...

  • tabletop exercise (TTX)

    A tabletop exercise (TTX) is a disaster preparedness activity that takes participants through the process of dealing with a ...

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  • enterprise storage

    Enterprise storage is a centralized repository for business information that provides common data management, protection and data...

  • disk array

    A disk array, also called a storage array, is a data storage system used for block-based storage, file-based storage or object ...

  • optical storage

    Optical storage is any storage type in which data is written and read with a laser. Typically, data is written to optical media, ...

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