• Smart Cities
    29 May 2018

    What Are Smart Cities?

        What are smart cities? Read our latest “What is” article to find out now, and to read up on some of the applications and technologies which smart cities use to drive efficiencies, optimise resources, and create more liveable …

  • 21 May 2018
    GDPR and IoT

    Are You Ready for Cradlepoint NetCloud Solution Packages?

          With the date for discontinuances of hardware-only SKUs fast approaching, we take another look at the new Cradlepoint NetCloud Solution packages.         What are the Cradlepoint NetCloud Solution packages? Although Cradlepoint began life as …

  • 16 May 2018
    5G and IoT Impact and Benefits

    5G and IoT: The Benefits and Impact

        The adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) is growing rapidly across all industries, with Gartner forecasting that the number of IoT devices globally will reach 20.4 billion by 2020. 5G will expand the already pivotal role of …

  • 11 May 2018
    Emergency Services Network ESN

    The New 4G Emergency Services Network

          The Emergency Services Network (ESN) will be the new communications network used by the emergency services in the UK, replacing the current terrestrial trunked radio (TETRA) system provided by Airwave.         What are the …

  • 8 May 2018
    Sierra Wireless ALEOS 4.9.3 and 4.4.7

    Sierra Wireless Release ALEOS 4.9.3 and 4.4.7

          Sierra Wireless have released ALEOS 4.9.3 and 4.4.7 to address recent security vulnerabilities affecting some AirLink gateways. Read on to find out what these updates include.         Sierra Wireless recently observed IoTroop/Reaper malware infecting …

  • 1 May 2018
    GDPR and IoT

    GDPR and IoT: The Implications and Considerations

        The GDPR applies to both personal data and personal sensitive data, and it is therefore crucial that those involved in the Internet of Things (IoT) field be aware of the implications that the new data regulations will have …

  • 30 April 2018
    What is Out-Of-Band Management

    What is Out-Of-Band Management (OOBM)

          To provide an insight into the networking industry, Westbase.io runs a “What Is” blog series. Take a look at the latest edition; What is Out-Of-Band Management?           When a network goes down, sending …