Gartner Research

Increase Focus on Data Integration to Surmount IoT Data Proliferation

Published: 25 January 2019

ID: G00374550

Analyst(s): Ted Friedman, Eric Thoo

Summary

Internet of Things data requirements introduce larger integration challenges everywhere — close to the “things” at the edge, at the IoT platform and in the back office. Data and analytics leaders supporting IoT solutions must take account of the adaptations needed for data integration.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • The Increase in Highly Distributed, Massive-Volume and Diverse Data From IoT Solutions Adds Complexity to Data Integration
  • Demand to Ingest, and Interact With, Fast-Moving Streams of Data Makes Real-Time Data Integration Crucial for IoT Initiatives
  • IoT Integration Reduces Dependence on Repository-Centric Approaches to Data Integration

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