The Internet of Things is no longer a pipe dream. Millions of sensors and Internet-connected devices constantly collecting data for analysis—this is now everyday reality in fields like telecom, utilities and manufacturing.
Chris Menier leads the IT practice at system integrator Vitria.
But collecting data is one thing. Understanding it is another.

The complexity, velocity, and scale of IoT data dwarfs anything most IT organizations have encountered, even those with robust big data programs.If internal teams can’t make sense of the data, who can? In a word, integrators.If that sounds surprising, it shouldn’t.
Systems integrators have the discipline, the specialized knowledge, and the understanding of operational and legacy systems that few in-house teams can match.
IoT requires specialized knowledge and diverse experience, which are exactly the qualities integrators bring to the table.To read this article in full, please click here

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