Trends Report

The Future Of IoT Gateways: Evolving To Enterprise Grade In 2016

A CIO Primer On A New Class Of Computing Hardware For The Internet Of Things

November 23rd, 2015
Frank Gillett
With contributors:
Pascal Matzke , Christopher Mines , Laura Easton , Rachel Birrell


Almost one-quarter of enterprises report using the Internet of Things (IoT) today; by early 2016, more than half of firms plan to be using it, if they aren't already. What challenges will CIOs face as they direct their teams to deploy the Internet of Things to improve customer experiences and business processes? This report analyzes how firms should use IoT gateways to deal with IoT challenges, which vendors provide them, and which class of vendors will play a growing role in IoT gateways. We also touch on why CIOs need a different strategy for customer-facing IoT gateways.

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