IBM has announced it is establishing a new Internet of Things business unit with more than 2,000 consultants, researchers, and developers, and will invest $3 billion in it over the next four years. Three business areas are being highlighted:
(We won’t rehash all the details of the announcement, which you can read here.)
VDC finds this IBM initiative particularly noteworthy, for several reasons:
To look at it another way: as IoT becomes further integrated into day-to-day business IT and operations, what would have been IBM’s risk if it didn’t invest big money in IoT?
View the 2017 IoT & Embedded Technology Research Outline to learn more.