Internet of Things (IoT) Big Data – What is Internet of Things Analytics?

Internet of Things Analytics is having a systematic approach to ingest data, putting it in the context of the situation and history related to the use case, and acting on it. This requires the understanding of advanced analytics and the generation of business value leveraging the IoT data gathered. It is important to remember what is the Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT is the … Continue reading Internet of Things (IoT) Big Data – What is Internet of Things Analytics? »

IoT ERP Industry Solution – Plex Manufacturing ERP System

Plex Manufacturing ERP System is a cloud based system designed from the ground up connecting suppliers, machines, people, systems, and customers. Focusing on the unique requirements of discrete and process manufacturing. Plex’s ERP technology provides Software-as-a-Service, using a state-of-the-art multi-tenant model that lowers costs through economies of scale. Some of the industries Plex is serving are: Aerospace and Defense, High Tech and Electronics, Automotive, Industrial Manufacturing, Food … Continue reading IoT ERP Industry Solution – Plex Manufacturing ERP System »

IoT ERP Industry Solution – Enterox Cloud–ERP-IoT System

Enterox Cloud-ERP-IoT is a cloud based ‘ERP framework’ with many built-in business modules as solutions making business applications fast, flexible, and scalable. It provides integrated ERP with SCM and CRM supporting Internet of Things (IoT). The platform allows the development of IoT applications, custom software and mobile apps. Enterox can also complement other platforms (such as AWS and Azure) as it can be deployed on diverse … Continue reading IoT ERP Industry Solution – Enterox Cloud–ERP-IoT System »

IoT ERP Industry Solution – SAP Manufacturing Execution

In manufacturing, manufacturers are under pressure to change the very way products are made by capitalizing on the Internet of Things technology. These organizations can become significantly more agile, increase operational efficiency, and deliver personalized products and on-demand delivery without sacrificing quality or increasing costs. Because improving product quality while driving down costs is a business organizations’ ultimate goal, with SAP Manufacturing Execution it is … Continue reading IoT ERP Industry Solution – SAP Manufacturing Execution »

IoT ERP Industry Solutions – SAP Asset Intelligence Network

SAP SE is one of the ERP software companies who has built Internet of Things industry solutions to help companies reduce operational costs and increase their profits. Those who manage industrial assets have specific goals and requirements. Asset operators want to minimize capital investments, operational overhead, and risk, and prefer to buy services provided by equipment rather than the equipment itself. One of the industry … Continue reading IoT ERP Industry Solutions – SAP Asset Intelligence Network »

IoT Devices – Proximity Sensors

A proximity sensor is a sensor able to detect the presence of nearby objects without any physical contact. A proximity sensor often emits an electromagnetic field or a beam of electromagnetic radiation (infrared, for instance), and looks for changes in the return signal. The object being sensed is often referred to as the proximity sensor’s target.     Different proximity sensor targets demand different sensors. The different types of proximity sensors are: Inductive, Capacitive, Ultrasonic, … Continue reading IoT Devices – Proximity Sensors »

IoT Devices – Temperature Sensor

A temperature sensor is a device which provides temperature measurement through an electrical signal. The most common types are Thermocouple, Resistance Temperature Detector (RTD) and Thermistor. These are some of the most commonly used in the internet of things.   Thermocouple A thermocouple (T/C) is made from two dissimilar metals that generate electrical voltage in direct proportion to changes in temperature. A T/C is made … Continue reading IoT Devices – Temperature Sensor »

IoT Devices – Basics of Sensors

Sensors are the eyes, ears, and skin of the Internet of Things (e.g. infrared, sound, temperature, etc.). There isn’t IoT without sensors. They are not about connecting devices. They are about improving the way of life, doing business, and the impact on the environment.   What is a sensor? A sensor is a device that detects and responds to some type of input from the … Continue reading IoT Devices – Basics of Sensors »

IoT Connectivity – Future Enterprise Network Challenges

To keep pace with evolving customer needs, enterprises are adopting cloud, big data analytics, Internet of Things (IoT), and mobility to drive business efficiency and performance. However, as they move to these new IT models, the future enterprise network challenges is increasing. Many enterprises are challenged with the rigidity and complexity of their enterprise networks, which are limiting the performance and time to market of applications and services. The future … Continue reading IoT Connectivity – Future Enterprise Network Challenges »

IoT Connectivity – Choosing The Right Network

The predicted large scale growth of IoT devices and applications will create major challenges for the IoT ecosystem. One major challenge that the ecosystem must overcome in choosing the right network are: Local issues within the network, such as overcrowding. Capacity and performance problems within the core network, such as signaling storms, which result in wide area disruption. Degradation of IoT service performance, potentially resulting … Continue reading IoT Connectivity – Choosing The Right Network »

IoT Connectivity – IoT Protocol Layers

One of the main challenges companies are facing developing Internet of Things (IoT) solutions is the development / use / standardization of IoT protocol layers. Recent developments in connectivity technologies have spurred the adoption of internet connected “smart” devices for remote sensing, acting in particular way and intelligent monitoring using advanced analytics and real-time data processing. As the pace and the scale of such solutions increase … Continue reading IoT Connectivity – IoT Protocol Layers »

IoT Connectivity – Network Topology

There can be no Internet of Things (IoT) without the network topology to support it. The networking standards being used today in IoT can be categorized into three basic network topologies. Before explaining the different topologies, you need to understand the characteristics, capabilities, and behavior of the basic network topologies.   Network Characteristics, Capabilities and Behavior • Latency  The time it takes for a packet of … Continue reading IoT Connectivity – Network Topology »

IoT Platforms – Platform as a Service (PaaS) – SAP

Companies with Platform as a Service (e.g. PaaS – SAP) are tapping into a real economy of scale. The benefit of economies of scale doesn’t simply stop at getting the same thing for less money. What you actually end up with is something better, for less money. SAP is an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software company which develops and offers to their customers a powerful PaaS … Continue reading IoT Platforms – Platform as a Service (PaaS) – SAP »

IoT Plataforms – Platform as a Service (PaaS) – AT&T

The fundamental appeal of Platform as a Service (e.g. PaaS – AT&T) is the opportunity for independent software vendors and IT organizations to create new software solutions with minimal capital expense and without the hassle of provisioning and configuring the underlying infrastructure. Providers selling PaaS are selling to the buyer of their platform. Some of the bigger players in this market are Microsoft Azure, AWS, AT&T, … Continue reading IoT Plataforms – Platform as a Service (PaaS) – AT&T »

IoT Platforms – Platform as a Service (PaaS) – Amazon

The widespread adoption of the Internet of Things is driving platform as a service (PaaS) utilization, according to Gartner. According to them by 2020, more than 50 percent of all new applications developed on PaaS will be IoT-centric disrupting conventional architecture practices. 2015 saw big platform as a service (PaaS) providers like Microsoft Azure, AWS, Salesforce, and IBM launch new IoT platforms. An example of one … Continue reading IoT Platforms – Platform as a Service (PaaS) – Amazon »