Being ready for the explosion of Internet of Things devices is as much an IT challenge as it is a business opportunity. The shift to IoT will be a gradual evolution. As more devices come online, enterprises will need to adapt while simultaneously planning strategically for IoT initiatives.
Emerging standards for devices and interfaces and the entire IoT movement has led to the need for a management platform. There will be many different approaches to device management, based on industry and device type. Integration with existing applications such as CRM and Service applications is a requirement that enterprises should ask about, since the need to track and notify business users of real-time events involving the enterprise will be a critical requirement.
The 2016 Hot Vendors in IoT are helping enterprises to integrate their business processes into IoT and find new ways to leverage IoT connectivity.