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Internet of Things, a future hype or a huge opportunity for the channel?

Internet of Things, a future hype or a huge opportunity for the channel?

Internet of Things (IoT) is gaining more and more popularity. The adoption of IoT is rising massively through every industry, with the majority of large companies having offerings or evaluating their IoT strategy.

For our channel partners, this emergence is a big enough reason to dive deeper into the IoT topic and learn something about the opportunities for them – regardless of if whether they are a Service Provider, an Independent Software Vendor or a Reseller.

IoT is, according to Gartner, is one of the mostly hyped topics in the IT world at the moment.

I was looking at the 2010 Gartner Hype Cycle and noticed that at the peak was Cloud Computing. In 2010 Gartner has prognosticated that Cloud Computing will be market ready in about 2 to 5 years. And where are we now? Everybody is talking about cloud, and everybody is setting up a cloud environment.

It is common knowledge the big players in the public cloud are Google, Microsoft Azure and AWS; channel partners trying to get into this business will have strong competition from these  major cloud players.

But there is a new, maybe even bigger opportunity for channel partners – Internet of Things.

What exactly is Internet of Things (IoT)?

Read the entire article here, Internet of Things, a future hype or a huge opportunity for the channel?

via the fine folks at HP Enterprise.

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