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Managing Things: How to Select the Best IoT Management Tools and Approaches

Published: 15 June 2017

ID: G00325299

Analyst(s): Leif-Olof Wallin , Nick Jones


We describe the four basic styles of Internet of Things (IoT) management. We also show how infrastructure and operations leaders can model their management requirements, as well as select the most appropriate tools and approaches.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Model the Device Life Cycle to Identify Management Needs
  • Select From the Four Basic Management Styles
  • How to Choose the Most Suitable Management Tool

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