Internet of Things Fog Computing and Aggregation

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fog-logoBy 2020, Gartner’s latest estimates indicate over 20 billion deployed Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Many factors will impact reaching these numbers. Significant design and engineering advances are redefining traditional network – compute paradigms, or depending on your age, resurfacing old ones. Read how key drivers will shape the newest Internet ‘it-technology.’

IoT Units Installed Base by Category (Millions of Units)
Category 2016 2017 2018 2020 16-20 GAGR
Consumer 3,963.0 5,244.3 7,036.3 12,863.0 34.22%
Business: Cross-Industry 1,102.1 1,501.0 2,132.6 4,381.4 41.20%
Business: Vertical-Specific 1,316.6 1,635.4 2,027.7 3,171.0 24.58%
Grand Total 6,381.8 8,380.6 11,196.6 20,415.4 33.74%
Source: Gartner (January 2017)

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Insatiable demand for data and remote control applications will deliver these numbers. IoT devices are designed covering three primary functions.
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