Window Shopping for an IoT Ecosystem
by Exosite, on October 4, 2016
As an industrial IoT platform provider, we know how complicated creating a successful IoT ecosystem can be. We have been helping some of the world’s largest corporations deploy and manage their connected solutions, so we are happy to share our expertise with you. This week in the dissection of the Build vs Buy white paper, we will be covering the basics of different providers you may consider to incorporate into your IoT puzzle.
There are a host of options when it comes to buying products and services to enable your IoT solution. Infrastructure providers, boxed solution providers, IoT platform providers, edge-device ecosystem providers, and connectivity providers are all options that are available to help ensure success for your IoT product. For the sake of content, the next few blogs will focus on the benefits and challenges associated with the first three.
The advantages to these buy options are clear–they are a good fit for organizations that may lack in-house expertise that spans the entire IoT ecosystem or that need help reducing time to market, increasing value, and decreasing risk. You can focus on the areas of IoT solution development with which you are already familiar, while leveraging the expertise and knowledge of IoT product-enablement companies for the areas in which your experience is less mature. The key in making the right selection is having a realistic understanding of the strengths and weaknesses within your organization.
Stay tuned for the next three blogs that will focus on:
To read the full white paper, click below. If you’d like to gain hands-on experience with an IoT platform, you can try Murano for free, or contact us to jump start your IoT ecosystem.