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Exploring the Difference Between M2M and IoT

Posted by Gordon Van Huizen on Jul 22, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Amid all the buzz around the Internet of Things (IoT), there can be a lot of confusion about how the vision of IoT relates to the more established and proven concept of machine-to-machine (M2M) communication. Given that M2M is all about connecting devices, it’s easy to think the distinction is all hype—or, conversely, that the grand vision for IoT is simply too “blue sky.” Either way, those steeped in M2M implementation may conclude that IoT is the latest “emperor’s new clothes” of the technology world. The reality is that while the aspirations for IoT are indeed sweeping, there are identifiable advancements inherent in IoT that already provide tangible value. And, fortunately, businesses already leveraging M2M are well positioned to benefit from IoT’s additional capabilities.

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Topics: m2m

Major Foods Manufacturer Automates Supply Chain with M2M Integration

Posted by Gordon Van Huizen on Jun 11, 2015 12:00:00 AM

The enterprise has been automating processes through machine-to-machine (M2M) integrations for decades. It’s not uncommon for a large enterprise to employ several software systems to manage complex processes up and down the supply chain. That’s where M2M integrations come in: to open the lines of communication between devices, machines and software systems for business process optimization.

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Topics: IoT & M2M, m2m

Why I Joined DSI

Posted by Gordon Van Huizen on May 20, 2014 2:36:22 PM

I’ve had the good fortune to work with many tremendous people throughout my career. I’ve worked with some of the best engineers and product people on the planet. I’ve worked with truly visionary customers and partners across a diverse range of industries. And I can say that I’ve worked side by side with many of the top analysts in the technology industry.

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Topics: Company, dsi, dsi cto, enterprise software, gordon van huizen, mobile supply chain, mobile technology

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