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Decision-making aid IoT cloud platforms

The market for IoT cloud platforms is complex and confusing. 300 to 500 different providers is the figure quoted depending on the source. However, to still make a sound decision, it helps to list and evaluate your project’s specific requirements.

 The aim of this booklet is to provide assistance for those responsible for IoT projects before starting a project or product development. The chapters are each split into a text part and a checklist, with the individual topics and problem areas being explained in the text. The contents come from many different IoT projects and proven best practices are highlighted. Among other topics, the booklet deals with types of IoT cloud platforms, functionality and innovation, connectivity, scalability, availability, security, vendor lock-in and compliance.