Gartner Research

Assessing Integration Architecture for Internet of Things Solutions

Published: 23 March 2016

ID: G00297261

Analyst(s): Gary Olliffe

Summary

Digital business solutions, which combine the physical world with business systems, are the next major wave of new technology. These IoT solutions are inherently "connected" and require architects to prepare for integration from the physical "edge" to the enterprise and all points in between.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • There Is Not One Internet of Things
  • Integration Is a Requirement for IoT Solutions
  • What's So Different About Integration in IoT solutions?
    • How Do IoT Solutions Differ From Mobile or Web Application Integration?
    • How Are IoT Solutions Similar to Mobile or Web Application Integration?
    • Three Primary Dimensions of IoT Integration
  • IoT Integration Scenarios
    • Cross-Cutting Integration Constraints for IoT Solutions
    • At the Edge
    • Integration Between Edge and Platform
    • Integration Between Platform and Enterprise
    • Other Scenarios
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses

Guidance

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