Once upon a time, endpoint security was just a hall monitor: it watched for known bad files identified with a simple signature and sent you an alert when the file was blocked. To be safe, it would scan every machine daily, an intrusive activity that slowed down machines, and sped up the heart rates of affected users and hapless analysts at help desks.
Digital twins may sound like the stuff of science fiction. Yet, digital twin technology is one of the top 10 strategic technology trends for 2018, according to research firm Gartner, Inc. Gartner® recently announced 48% of surveyed organizations working with the Internet of Things (IoT) say they are already using, or plan to use, digital twins in 2018. Gartner’s survey also indicated that adoption of digital twin technology is expected to triple by 2022.
Government agencies are moving to the cloud. It’s been a recurring message for a number of years, but in 2018 new statistics from Gartner give us concrete data on cloud spend: local governments spend 20.6% of their IT budget on cloud, while national governments spend 22%.