Sue Marek: Verizon retools ThingSpace IoT platform to focus on connectivity

Verizon has quietly revamped its ThingSpace Internet of Things (IoT) platform so that it focuses on the operator’s core strength—providing connectivity.

According to Shamik Basu, director of product management for IoT platform and services at Verizon, the company is no longer providing the application enablement piece because it found that it was duplicating what was already being done in the public cloud space by companies like Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.

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