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Exploring the Roles of IoT Gateways in Five Edge Use Cases

Published: 08 August 2016

ID: G00309916

Analyst(s): Saniye Alaybeyi , Nick Jones


The proliferation of IoT gateways with connectivity, processing, security and ruggedness requirements at the edge is posing selection challenges. CIOs will need to select an IoT gateway strategy that will address specific use-case requirements.

Table Of Contents


  • Taking a Closer Look at IoT Gateway Use Cases
    • Streaming Analytics IoT Gateway Use Cases
    • Industrial Gateway Use Cases
    • Smartphone/Tablet IoT Gateway Use Cases
    • Consumer Home IoT Gateway Use Cases
    • General-Purpose Computer as IoT Gateway Use Cases
  • Conclusion

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