Garter: IoT requires new architecture strategy

Source: BCN

Enterprise IT professionals and architects will need to develop new architectures in order to help mitigate the technological, legal and reputational risks associated with delivering Internet of Things services, Gartner claims.

It has been suggested by some industry specialists that the Internet of Things has the potential to cripple existing data centre infrastructure from a technical perspective, and could also create new or heightened risks around data security and regulatory compliance.

That said, Gartner believes developing the right architecture to handle the wealth of data generated by IoT sensors will be key to ensuring infrastructure can keep pace with new services being rolled out, and help deal mitigate other non-technical risks.

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