Richard Carufel: The Internet of Things—How Real is It Today? New Frost & Sullivan Research Urges IoT Deployers to Make Sure They Own Their Data

Hand holding smart phone with Internet of things (IoT) word and object icon and blur background, Network Technology concept.A new report from Frost & Sullivan focuses on the Internet of Things (IoT), which generates Big Data from networks of connected devices and equipment, and uses it to optimize business operations and customer experiences.

According to the research, nine billion devices are currently connected to the IoT, and that figure is forecast to rise significantly by 2020, suggesting that every organization in every sector needs an IoT strategy.