(NOTE: This story was originally published to CRN.com Sept. 19.)
Alliances, Consortiums And Their Potential Impacts
It's important for channel partners that specialize in the Internet of Things to keep abreast of where their vendors are taking the technology.
So, as vendors struggle to make sense of IoT, many are realizing the need for consistent standards and broad interoperability for a seamless, connected ecosystem around it.
Over the past few years, industry titans such as Intel and Cisco Systems have come together to form alliances and consortiums around the various components of the Internet of Things – including communications and broadband, connected buildings, connected home and industrial IoT.
Solution providers need to be aware of which consortiums their vendor partners are involved in. Here are 10 noteworthy IoT moves.