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Not since the Web began has there been an era of disruption like the one ushered in by the Internet of Things. An IoT connected world is fast becoming a reality that promises to link our homes and business and improve efficiency. By the year 2020, the number of Things connected to the Internet will be 6X the number of humans. With the explosive growth of connected things, an IoT world brings both tremendous risks and enormous opportunities. Join KAAZING and Gigaom Research for “The Internet of Things: Making it Happen in Your Business,” a free analyst roundtable webinar on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. PT. Our expert panelists, Craig Foster, freelance analyst, writer and consultant, Rich Morrow, founder / head geek, quicloud LLC and Jonas Jacobi, Co-Founder & President, KAAZING will discuss the risks and benefits of implementing a secure IT strategy to help y... (more)

The Internet of Many Different Things

by Vikram Mehta, Chief Executive Officer, Kaazing The coming “Internet of Many Different Things” is not a world that is still way out in the future. According to researchers, somewhere between 2008 and 2009 there were as many “things” connected to the Internet as the number of people on the planet – over 6 billion! According to GSMA, by 2020 there will be 24 billion “things” connected to the Internet, of which half or 12 billion will be mobile devices. So what’s all this going to be worth? Analyst firm IDC projects that IoT technology and services spending will generate global re... (more)

AjaxWorld Special: Creating AJAX and Rich Internet Components with JSF

This article is based on, and contains excerpts from, the book Pro JSF: Building Rich Internet Components by Jonas Jacobi and John Fallows, published by Apress. Book is now available on fine bookstores and Amazon as of February 25, 2006. JavaServer Faces (JSF) standardizes the server-side component model for Web application development but doesn't standardize the presentation layer at the browser. In a series of articles we are going to look at how JSF can fulfill new presentation requirements without sacrificing application developer productivity building Rich Internet Applicat... (more)

HTML5 WebSocket Security is Strong

This is a two-part blog post that discusses HTML5 WebSocket and security. In this, the first post, I will talk about the security benefits that come from being HTTP-compatible and the WebSocket standard itself. In the second post (coming soon) I will highlight some of the extra security capabilities that Kaazing WebSocket Gateway offers, things that real-world WebSocket applications will want to be fully secure. A WebSocket connection starts its life as an HTTP handshake, which then upgrades in-place to speak the WebSocket wire protocol. As such, many existing HTTP security mech... (more)

Kaazing WebSocket Gateway Security is Strong

This is the second post of a two-part blog post that discusses HTML5 WebSocket and security. The first post, HTML5 WebSocket Security is Strong, talked about the security benefits that derive from being HTTP-compatible and the WebSocket standard itself. In this, the second post, I will highlight some of the extra security capabilities that Kaazing WebSocket Gateway offers. Kaazing WebSocket Gateway makes your Web application architecture more secure. We leverage the HTTP and WebSocket standards as well as Kaazing-specific technology for capabilities beyond what the standard p... (more)