Busting 3 IIoT myths

In this installment of Automation Zone, don’t let these misconceptions be excuses for not getting your plant more connected.

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There’s no doubt that the industrial internet of things (IIoT) market is evolving quickly. International Data Corp. (IDC) predicted in a 2016 report for IFS that the installed base of IoT endpoints would grow from fewer than 13 billion units at the end of 2015 to 30 billion by 2020. The industries that IDC predicts will spend the most on IoT solutions are manufacturing, transport, energy and utilities, and retail, with a wide range of IoT use cases.In other words, the industrial IoT clock is ticking, and businesses not already addressing the opportunity offered by the IoT need to create and implement their plans – quickly. So why are some companies still hesitating?…

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