IT Security, Drones Dominate Exhibits at CeBIT 2016 Media Preview

 
 
By Wayne Rash  |  Posted 2016-01-21
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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HANNOVER, Germany—IT security technology and drones were a heavy focus of the exhibitors who took part in the media preview that shows off what the public can expect to see at the big CeBIT show here in March. When CeBIT convenes on March 14, if this focus holds true —and it usually does—the space given to drones will be vast. IT security is always an important part of this trade show. This year the focus will be on ways to secure systems that are of rapidly rising importance to enterprises. These systems include security for the Internet of things, cloud computing and telecommunications. CeBIT's organizers also want to expand the reach of the show by featuring companies and their products of potential appeal to buyers far beyond Europe. Everyone here talks about the Chinese market as you'd expect, but North and South America are clearly on the minds of CeBIT exhibitors here. Unlike some tech trade shows that are shrinking as their interests narrow, CeBIT, which was first organized in 1970, is growing every year.

 
 
 
 
 
Wayne Rash Wayne has been a freelance writer and editor with a 35 year history covering technology. He's a frequent contributor to eWEEK and Techweb. Rash is a frequent guest on a variety of network news and talk shows, and has appeared recently on NPR, Fox Business News and NBC as a technology expert. He is the author of five books, including his most recent, "Politics on the Nets," which was featured on National Public Radio in October. You can mail Wayne here.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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