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What smart cities mean for the Data Centre in 2022/23

Investment in smart cities is growing worldwide. According to information from Statista, “Technology spending on smart city initiatives worldwide is forecast to more than double between 2018 and 2023, increasing from 81 billion U.S. dollars in 2018 to 189.5 billion in 2023.”


A sensible approach to Smart City projects
As Internet-of-Things devices become more and more commonplace, the uses for such devices continues to expand. One of the key places they are appearing is as part of so-called “smart city” projects The benefits of smart city technologies are apparent, but the sheer size of such projects is making some wary of rushing in. In... Read More

How smart is the city of London?
London’s strong intracity collaboration and interoperability are qualities that are receiving international attention Earlier last year Singapore, London and Barcelona took pride of place as the top three most smart cities, according to Philips Lighting. What made these cities smarter? Even Philips admits the ‘smart city’ moniker can be interpreted in various ways. London was... Read More

What is the state of enterprise IoT in the UK?

A new report shows UK organisations lack the technical knowledge to independently deliver IoT projects UK firms need IoT coaching and guidance and are relying on IoT service providers for both consulting support and technical enablement, according to a new ISG report. “Enterprises in the country need a fair amount of coaching and guidance to… Read More