By 2020, 24 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices are expected to be connected to the internet, driving an estimated $6 trillion in IoT spending over the next five years. As IoT becomes a widespread reality, it will undoubtedly impact every facet of how organizations operate. After all, IoT promises a new level of digitization that will impact how businesses interact with their partners and suppliers and deliver value to customers. And this includes managing and securing a far more extensive network of interconnected devices.
The biggest disruption may involve how organizations utilize the intelligence gathered by mobile devices. The countless number of mobile devices and sensors that form the heart of this new IoT-enabled reality is just starting to come into focus for IT.