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 »

Internet of Things in the Medical Device Industry

The Internet of Things in the medical device industry is increasingly being recognized by analysts as one of the technological eras where health, wellness and safety of billions of people of all ages can be improved having a positive impact in the world.     These manufacturers can capitalize these opportunities with the right strategies, selecting the right partners, and delivering the right capabilities to market … Continue reading Internet of Things in the Medical Device Industry »

Internet of Things Smart Cities

The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly gaining a central place as key enabler of the smarter cities (SC) of today and the future. The topic of Internet of Things Smart Cities (IoT SC) is among the most important emerging research and business subjects of this century. IoT SC rely on a growing number of technologies and systems that need to be flawlessly interconnected and interfaced with one another … Continue reading Internet of Things Smart Cities »

Internet of Things Security Anxieties

The internet of things security anxieties are related to the protection of the data that is collected from all the devices interconnected over the Internet. Persons and companies are worried about all the sensitive information traveling through networks and stored in the cloud and how this data is guarded 24/7 from cyber-attacks. Persons and companies need to be certain about one thing, unauthorized parties must not … Continue reading Internet of Things Security Anxieties »

Aspects Leaders Should Consider to Adopt Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a magnificent opportunity for growth and profit, but until now it has largely labored behind the scenes to improve efficiencies.  According to Chet Geschickter, “IoT is moving toward mainstream adoption in 2016 and the number of organizations adopting IoT will grow 50% in 2016 reaching 43% of organizations overall”.  Below you can see a Gartner chart showing -Organization’s IoT Leadership- … Continue reading Aspects Leaders Should Consider to Adopt Internet of Things »

Information Technology and Operational Technology in IoT

Let’s start defining the terms Information Technology and Operational Technology What is Information Technology (IT)? IT (information technology) is a term that encompasses all forms of technology used to create, store, exchange, and use information in its various forms. In other words, IT keeps the information flowing, email running, and databases populated. What is Operational Technology (OT)? OT is the hardware and software that keeps … Continue reading Information Technology and Operational Technology in IoT »

IIoT Security from the SAP Perspective

SAP has been building out its IoT capabilities, and has also looked to support the wider IT industry in ensuring that the masses of data flowing across networks is protected. Tanja Rueckert, Executive VP, IoT and Customer Inovation said: “Any scalable and significant IoT offering requires an end-to-end security solution — from the edge devices and sensor, through the routers and network gear, to the … Continue reading IIoT Security from the SAP Perspective »

The Internet of Things And The Prelude To Artificial Intelligence

“ Tony Albert II collaboration to my blog – Prelude To Artificial Intelligence. “  When artificial intelligence (AI) will create the source code, it will undoubtedly contain some algorithm for consumption, qualification, and analysis of massive amounts of data. Nothing will be more important to the AI than growing its own knowledge base via further data consumption. The AI will realize that our monetary system is no … Continue reading The Internet of Things And The Prelude To Artificial Intelligence »

SAP SE Company and The Industrial Internet Consortium

SAP SE (Societas Europaea) is a European multinational software company. The company is the world’s largest enterprise application software company and the fourth largest independent software supplier. The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) is a Global Non-Profit Partnership of Industry, Government and Academy. The IIC was formed to accelerate the development, adoption and wide-spread use of interconnected machines and devices and intelligent analytics. You can find … Continue reading SAP SE Company and The Industrial Internet Consortium »

Internet of Things Real Life Example

This is an internet of things real life example in the automotive industry. Some car manufacturers have started to use sensors to determine what part of the car requires attention. As a car user this is very convenient, since this helps to keep the car in good shape and save money avoiding expensive repairs. I have a personal internet of things real life example for … Continue reading Internet of Things Real Life Example »

The Three Components of the Internet of Things

What are the three components of the internet of things (IoT)? Sensor Connectivity Process and People Sensor The sensor is the key component of the IoT. This is the Brain and Digital Nervous system. This is the device (electronic circuit) in charge to collect and process the data of the “Thing”. The “Thing” is the physical object (e.g. person, animal, machine, telephone, etc.) with a … Continue reading The Three Components of the Internet of Things »

Internet of Things Transformation

What is the transformation happening in the Internet of Thing? Business processes and networks will no longer be powered by people, but by equipment connected through IoT. Cloud computing enables the creation of simpler and cheaper devices, with all the intelligence processed in the cloud. Big data tools, often open sourced, enable the processing of massive amounts of data captured by the devices and will … Continue reading Internet of Things Transformation »