Internet of Things

The Secret Sauce for IoT Platform Selection


The Internet of Things (IoT) continues its explosive, exponential growth as the “killer app” for both the cloud and for edge computing. And it’s easy to see why from a number of angles: For manufacturers and product owners, IoT enables new, connected features that increase capabilities, customer “stickiness” and, ultimately, revenue growth. For technology vendors, […]

Quit Looking at the Shiny New Technology Object, Focus on the Practical


We discuss how companies often forget to focus on the basics and jump right into the latest industry trend. It’s not enough to know 90% of your network inventory when that could leave 200 servers vulnerable. Organizations must remember that it’s typically the details that cause you problems in the long run. We also dive […]

Keeping the Maritime Shipping Industry Afloat with Automated Logistics


Logistics, the business of moving goods and material to be in the right place at the right time — and at the right cost — is one of the world’s oldest industries. Outstanding logistics networks enabled the expansion of the Greek Empire, and one can argue that stretching its logistics network too far contributed heavily […]

The Internet of Everything: Storage and Use Cases of Data in IoT


    Data is collected in IoT solutions for a purpose – it is transformed into information which is subsequently used to produce actionable insights. The three primary types of IoT data, in order of volume, are: Time based (time series, time interval), e.g. power, voltage, current, temperature and humidity Geospatial, e.g. person/device location Asset […]

The Halo Effect of IoT on Big Data


IoT projects often seek to satisfy one of two financial goals: increase revenue or lower operational costs. Generally, IoT projects are often justified to leadership and investors based on their potential to add new products, features and sources of revenue. Though, these revenue increasing opportunities are often the most obvious means to justify IoT projects, […]