An IoT platform is a multi-layer technology that enables direct provisioning and automation of connected devices within the Internet of Things world. It basically connects your hardware, however various, to the cloud by using flexible connectivity choices, enterprise-grade security mechanisms, and wide data processing powers.
A good platform noticeably decreases the cost of developing and maintaining your business applications.
You also need an IoT platform that offers role-based access control (RBAC) capabilities. This allows connected products to be controlled differently based on an individual’s “role”, within an organization or a household, or based on circumstances i.e. time or location.
We connect your devices to the IoT platform, which sits in the cloud or in your on-premises data center, either directly or by using an IoT gateway. It is also worth mentioning that the best IoT platforms for your type of business allow you to customize them and add your own industry-specific components and third-party applications. Without such flexibility adapting an IoT platform for a particular business scenario could result in noteworthy extra cost and delay the solution delivery indefinitely.
Moreover, advanced IoT platforms guarantee elastic scalability across any number of endpoints that their client may need. In case of an on-premises deployment and not on the cloud, including the platform’s load balancing capabilities for taking full advantage of the performance of the server cluster.
At Niotex, we analyze your unique business requirements and provide the easiest and quickest way to leverage IoT to acquire an innovative and productive approach matching today’s rapid advances in technology by using one of the many available IoT platforms. Our experts will provide you with the one that suits your business best.