The pervasiveness of energy sensors and ad hoc networks to enable the Internet of Things, along with virtualized networks and cloud computing, will transform the communications networks, content and technology markets by the end of the decade, predicts Strategy Analytics.
"Java has been pushed as the on-ramp to the Internet of things, but Android will make IoT [Internet of Things] into more than just a buzzword for most people," writes Serdar Yegulalp in an...
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Security will be "critical" for the development of machine-to-machine and the Internet of Things this year, particularly for end points and in the data center, says Strategy Analytics.
Machine-to-machine communications, also known as the Internet of Things, will be a "key area of interest for IT buyers and sellers" next year, predicts Andrew Milroy, vice president of ICT practice with Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific.
Almost all of U.S. IT professionals surveyed by ISACA believe that the Internet of Things--the term for the growing interconnections among devices, machines, sensors and other objects--poses major IT governance issues for the enterprise.