Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Mitigating Signaling and Security Burdens of IoT

 A Knowledge Network Article by Kim Gibbons, Chief Marketing Officer, NetNumber
Thursday 29 September 16

The Internet of Things (IoT) represents a major opportunity for carriers.   Industry analyst firms have predicted the market will likely be 20-30 billion connected units by 2020, with a market opportunity of more than $300 billion in incremental revenue for vendors of products and services.  For carriers, this can translate into opportunities for new services, up-selling and cross-selling with new partners, and new levels of customer experience and service through leveraging big data.  However, IoT also represents a major burden for carriers in terms of signaling and security as this involves continuous authentication and registration actions, bursts of data traffic…

The Internet of Things (IoT) represents a major opportunity for carriers.   Industry analyst firms have predicted the market will likely be 20-30 billion connected units by 2020, with a market opportunity of more than $300 billion in incremental revenue for vendors of products and services.  For carriers, this can translate into opportunities for new services, up-selling and cross-selling with new partners, and new levels of customer experience and service through leveraging big data.  However, IoT also represents a major burden for carriers in terms of signaling and security as this involves continuous authentication and registration actions, bursts of data traffic…

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