Aug 29 2017
VMworld 2017: A Roadmap for IoT Adoption
Moving an Internet of Things project from proof of concept to scale has led businesses to discover the challenge of integrating far-flung, edge data sources into the infrastructure. We talk with VMware IoT VP Mimi Spier about approaches to overcoming adoption hurdles and opportunities on the near horizon.
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Mimi Spier, VP, Internet of Things, VMware
- Businesses should focus their initial IoT efforts on projects that will deliver cost savings.
- IoT depends on real-time analytics of data from items at the edge of the infrastructure, so start with those things that are already quantifiable.
- As businesses expand IoT efforts, there will likely be an expansion of hybrid environments that seamlessly merge on-premises processing with cloud services.