451 Research – Craig Matsumoto tweeted that January 16, 2018 is his first day at 451 Research. As Senior Analyst, Managed Services, he will follow the convergence of CDNs, network interconnect, colocation, and the cloud. Most recently, Craig served as Editor-in-Chief at Light Reading where he was responsible for determining news coverage for Light Reading and satellite sites, including Enterprise Cloud News and Broadband World News.
Keith recently took time to discuss emerging trends in the IoT/M2M industry, buyer profiles across vertical markets and challenges ahead.
What’s the mission of the IMC and how did the group come about?
Simply put, our mission is to increase deployments of IoT/M2M solutions by proving the technology business case to those that would adopt it.
September 12 - 14, 2017
Calysto’s Takeaways and Highlights
The 451 Group - As previously reported, Ken Rehbehn has left his position of Principal Analyst within 451's Networking Channel. He now serves as a Principal Analyst at Critical Communications Insights covering Mobile Broadband Network Evolution (LTE, 5G), Critical Communications Voice (Mission Critical Push-to-Talk with TETRA and Project25), Devices, Applications and Public Safety and IoT.
RCR Wireless News - Dan Meyer has left his position as editor in chief at RCR after more than 17 years. He recently joined SDxCentral as a senior editor and will be contributing to their coverage of software-defined everything (SDx). Dan will be working out of SDxCentral’s Denver office, focusing primarily on containers, lifecycle service orchestration (LSO), cloud automation, and DevOps. Dan’s replacement at RCR hasn’t yet been named.
451 Research - There was a big round of layoffs at 451 Research recently, with a reported 14 people (8 analysts and a handful of other staff) getting the axe. Those let go include Director, Network Research, Peter Christy who spent four years with the firm, running the Network Practice and is now “delightfully unemployed”. Also on the chopping block was Declan Lonergan, Vice President in charge of 451 Research's Mobile Telecom Channel. Declan joined 451 Research with the company's acquisition of Yankee Group in 2013.
Light Reading – An online community for the global communications sector, Light Reading has named Craig Matsumoto as Editor-in-Chief. Craig returns to Light Reading after previously serving as Managing Editor from 2002 to 2013. He’s spent the last three years as Managing Editor at SDxCentral, a news and resource site for Software-defined Everything. Craig is taking over for Ray Le Maistre, Light Reading’s EIC for the past four years.
Real World IoT Summit
April 5 -6, 2017
The Landmark, London
Mobile World Congress 2017
Fira Gran Via and Fira Montjuïc
February 27 – March 2, 2017