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Pic l-r: James Finglas, managing director, MJ Flood Technology, Heleen Kist, Chief Operating Officer with HciViocare and Paul Glynn, chief executive with Davra Networks

Packed house for inaugural MJ Flood Technology sponsored ‘Internet of Things Summit’

James Finglas, see managing director of MJ Flood Technology today presented to a packed house of over 180 delegates at the inaugural ‘Internet of Things Summit’ at Carton House in Co Kildare.

In a room positively buzzing in anticipation of the first major, cross industry IoT conference of its type, delegates heard from a mix of academics, entrepreneurs, government agencies and multi-national organisations, each offering their view of how connecting the unconnected represents a major disruptive force in the world we live in.

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Pictured far left James Finglas, managing director, MJ Flood Technology and centre An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD

Lively engagement from delegates at Manufacturing 4.0

Leading cloud and IT managed services provider, MJ Flood Technology attended Manufacturing 4.0, which took place at Carton House, Co Kildare last week.  The event run by Hanley Automation and attended by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny T.D. was a great opportunity for industry stakeholders to gather to discuss the future of connected manufacturing.

Pictured at last week’s Manufacturing 4.0 event, James Finglas, managing director, MJ Flood Technology and An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, TD are in deep discussion on the Internet of Things.  Connected manufacturing is a big area of focus for the company and as a sponsor of the event, run by Hanley Automation, it was very clear from the level of delegate engagement that it’s a hot topic in the sector.

Internet of Things Summit

Live Event: Internet of Things Summit

Major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions of devices – computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors – connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades.

With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, The Inaugural IoT Summit will bring together corporate, entrepreneurs and investors alike, under one roof, to explore how the Internet of Things means business.  And MJ Flood Technology is proud to be a headline sponsor at this important event.

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James Finglas, managing director with MJ Flood Technology

Is Internet of Things (IoT) the ultimate disruptive technology?

by James Finglas, managing director, MJ Flood Technology

Over the past 20 years in the IT industry, I have seen many trends and changes, some of which have laid claim to the title of most disruptive technology.

From ‘would you like email with that system, no thank you we use fax’, to the point that email is now just another mission-critical application. From centralised compute to decentralised distribution and back to centralised again.

The advent of mobility, Big Data and cloud have together been described as amongst the top disruptive technologies of the 21st century. But I like to think of them as enablers to a much larger total disruption in the form of Internet of Things (IoT) or as Cisco have cleverly termed it, the Internet of Everything (IoE).

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