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Amazon Internet Of Things Platform Takes On Microsoft

Two months after Amazon announced a platform to connect appliances to the internet, Amazon Web Services’ Internet of Things is out of beta and available to customers. The platform – similar to offerings from Microsoft and IBM – can command smoke alarms and fitness trackers from computers. Moreover, it extends far beyond the home; it can monitor and manage critical infrastructure such as wastewater treatment facilities and wind turbines.

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  1. Fred Thiel from Thiel Advisors, Inc., December 23, 2015 at 3:04 p.m.

    Key success factors will be: maintaining security, how they manage 'lights-out' operation (ie what happens when you lose the connection to the cloud), and ease of integration for collaboration and autonomous operation.

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