Internet of Things

Covering the technologies required to enable the virtualization of the physical world and the new avenues of enterprise value creation made possible by turning IoT data into actionable business insight.


The Internet of Things (IoT) Channel focuses on the emerging technology paradigm in which sensors, ‘connected’ machines and other smart devices create and then disseminate data over the internet and private enterprise networks. It provides an enterprise-centric perspective on the early adoption and demonstrable benefit of IoT, incorporating insights from throughout 451 Research including enterprise platforms, data and analytics, mobility, security, datacenter and cloud technologies.


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Market Insight

Hannover Messe: the world's largest industrial trade fair, where OT solidly adopts IIoT

IIoT was cutting across the entire show, but yet more emerging technology was represented not as a 'nice to have' but as an essential component.

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Technology & Business Insight

The Economics of IoT

While more than two-thirds of enterprises use edge and near-edge compute assets for IoT analytics, machine and other IoT data eventually finds its way to the cloud - either in its raw form or, more frequently, summarized and transformed for ingestion into cloud-hosted platforms.

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Market Insight

Industrial Internet of Things: State of Play

The Industrial Internet of Things represents the convergence of manufacturing and industrial processes, often called operational technology, with the highly interconnected digitally transformed enterprise, powered by information technology.