Excellent device management is critical to any Internet of Things (IoT) deployment, says Josh Taubenheim, an IoT analyst at the USbased IoT test and research organisation, MachNation. Here he describes the four requirements to consider when choosing an IoT device management vendor.
The IoT device management (DM) space is one of the most important and complex technology areas of the Internet of Things. Enterprises realise that support for IoT devices in a heterogeneous environment enables them to launch new services, create revenue opportunities, and minimise solution support costs.
MachNation, an IoT test and benchmarking lab, has been asked by our enterprise and service provider (SP) clients to evaluate IoT DM offerings. MachNation published the results of this technology and business evaluation in our fourth annual IoT Device Management ScoreCard. This ScoreCard aids enterprise and SP buyers in their selection processes and provides guidelines for the most important characteristics of IoT device management.
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