IoT and the Data Center: Tuning up Data Centers to Handle the Volumes Generated by IoT

DICK WEISINGER | March 1, 2016

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The Internet of Things isn’t a fad.  Gartner predicts that the 5 billion devices connected to the Internet in 2015 will grow by a factor of five by 2020 to 25 billion, and Forrester estimates that more than 82 percent of businesses will be developing IoT applications by 2017.In order to support the rapid growth of IoT, the data centers that will communicate with and collect data from devices will need to change in character from those of today.  Data centers will need to become more flexible and dynamic.

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