9 billion devices around the world are currently connected to the Internet, the number of connected devices is expected to increase dramatically within the next decade with estimates ranging from 50 billion devices to 1 trillion.
IBM Internet of Things Foundation is a fully managed, cloud-hosted service that makes it simple to derive value from the Internet of Things (IoT) devices. It allows for the secure collection of data from both sensors, devices and gateways. When combined with the IBM Bluemix™ platform, IBM IoT Foundation provides simple, but powerful application access to devices and data. You can rapidly compose analytics applications, visualization dashboards, mobile apps and applications. These can feed your back-end enterprise with IoT data to generate new business models and insights.
Internet of Things Foundation provides capabilities including device registration, connectivity, control, rapid visualization and storage of data derived from the Internet of Things:
• Connect: Easily register and connect devices and apps
• Collect: Collect and manage a time series view of data from IoT devices
• Assemble: With Bluemix, visually assemble events from IoT into logic flows
• Manage: Manage connections and subscriptions with a highly scalable service
Valerie Lampkin is currently a Technical Resolution Specialist for IBM MQ Light and IoT Bluemix services.
In her fifteen years of practical IT experience, Valerie has assisted, supported, mentored, and enabled teams with their middleware infrastructure, helping to troubleshoot development, implementation, and operational problems.
Valerie has coauthored several IBM Redbooks publications on the topics of MQ, MQTT, IoT and MessageSight.