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IoT Data Proliferation Elevates Data Integration Challenges

Published: 23 February 2016

ID: G00292643

Analyst(s): Eric Thoo, Ted Friedman

Summary

The increasing numbers of sensors, devices, beacons and other connected devices that make up the IoT bring significant data integration challenges. This note will help integration and information leaders take account of the escalating need for data integration.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • The increase of highly distributed, massive-volume and diverse data from IoT solutions is adding complexity to data integration
  • Growing demand to ingest and interact with fast-moving streams of data is making real-time data integration a critical competency for IoT initiatives
  • IoT integration reduces dependence on repository-centric approaches to data integration, as data is in continuous motion between IoT endpoints, IoT platforms and back-end systems

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