Welcome to the OpenFog Consortium blog. Our members represent some of the leading thinkers in fog computing, and we hope you enjoy some of their unique insights. All content provided on this blog is for informational purposes only and reflects the viewpoints of the individual author contributors.
Matt Vasey, Director of IoT Business Development at Microsoft, discusses the importance of fog computing and why Microsoft is a founding member of the OpenFog Consortium. View it on YouTube. Read More
The October attack by 500,000 IoT devices that brought down the Dyn servers via a distributed-denial-of-service approach is the first of its kind, but it likely won’t be the last. The billions of connected devices need to be protected – and to in turn protect – the systems to which they are connected. IoT environments… Read More
by Helder Antunes, Chairman, OpenFog Consortium and Senior Director, Corporate Technology Group at Cisco Last November, I was proud to represent Cisco as we joined with five other founding companies and academic organizations to form the OpenFog Consortium. We knew the time was right to accelerate the deployment of fog technologies in the Internet of Things… Read More
By Lynne Canavan Executive Director, OpenFog Consortium [clear] Growing up, I spent my summers in a small cottage on the coast of Maine. I knew all about fog – all types of fog. Sometimes the fog would gradually drift in. At other times, thick fogbanks descended quickly, obliterating everything in sight. Fog was inevitable. Unstoppable. … Read More
By Steve Jennis First generation M2M systems are running up against limitations when it comes to the Internet of Things (IoT). IoT requires an infrastructure that enables a digital enterprise by supporting ubiquitous, yet secure, data accessibility, system-wide interoperability and composability. Read More
By Dr. Mung Chiang Fog networking is an architecture that uses one or a collaborative multitude of end-user clients or near-user edge devices to carry out a substantial amount of storage, communication and management. “Architecture” allocates functionalities. “Engineering artifacts” that may use fog architectures include 5G, cyber physical systems, edge big data, and the Internet of Things. Read More