Controlling the exchange of data between connected objects is not only an obligation, but a necessity, but for greater efficiency with IOTs, it is necessary to be able to supervise them.
It is necessary at any time to be able to identify the failure points of a computer system and all its components.
For a system administrator, there is no more difficult task than monitoring and overseeing this type of ecosystem. And it must be added the fact that some devices or objects connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) are so complex that the work can seem cumbersome to system administrators.
Industrial Internet of Things and the need to supervise connected things
Industrial Internet of Things and the need to supervise connected things. The Internet of Things (or Internet of Things) refers to how devices communicate with each other in a network environment.
It is a more modern, more efficient, but also more complex type of computer network with an ecosystem that is constantly evolving and adapting thanks to the fact that devices are constantly connected and communicated thanks to the Internet.
Find out in this article what you can know Industrial Internet of Things and the need to supervise connected things. Why do you need to monitor and supervise the behavior of your complex industrial and connected equipment?
What does the Industrial Internet of Things mean?
The Internet of Things defines the interdependence between the Internet and things (connected objects), places as well as physical environments. These connected objects or devices, equipped with sensors and capable of communicating and exchanging data, can perform a number of functions. Today, the Internet of Things is being integrated into almost every industry such as agriculture, healthcare, information technology, energy, and many more.
IoT applications are diverse in the work and personal environments.
As for the Industrial Internet of Things, it takes exactly the definition of the Internet of Things, but it features the most reliable, practical and industry-standard technologies and components.
The adoption of the Internet of Things will increase exponentially in the coming years as companies and industrial companies finally realize its practical applicability.
The use of IoT technology in various industries
As mentioned earlier, IoT technology is now used in almost all industries, with the aim of bringing about a new revolution.
The Internet of Things in Agriculture
In agriculture, for example, the Internet of Things provides information on soil moisture, chemical applications, livestock health, and more. This information provided by the Internet of Things allows farmers to track planting operations in real time and make more informed decisions about improving farm productivity and performing preventive maintenance. IoT-based agriculture helps farmers around the world increase their productivity and maximize their resources. Advances in agriculture using IoT technology will help farmers align their production with the ever-increasing demand for food.
The Internet of Things in Healthcare
In healthcare, the Internet of Things has removed many barriers for caregivers and patients by enabling healthcare services in hospitals, at home, in the office, and while traveling.
In this sector, “sound” devices and mobile phones will be the most important devices to provide better health services and, as a reminder, they are connected objects that work thanks to the Internet of Things.
With the help of IoT solutions such as real-time remote health monitors, smart tablet boxes, diabetes management systems…it becomes easier and more efficient to monitor a patient’s health status and make treatment decisions.
Internet of things in transportation
IoT technology is uniquely positioned to provide solution packages that help the transportation industry. With IoT-based safety solutions, vehicles can report any incoming accidents and bad weather.
Over the past few years, the United States has set itself a goal of using IoT security solutions to reduce car accidents by 80%. IoT solutions can also help track incoming traffic delays on the current route and suggest better routes, for example. At the same time, vehicle maintenance solutions can help track the condition of the vehicle in real time to ensure its fully functioning.
The Internet of Things in the Energy Industry
The Internet of Things is helping the energy industry to move away from human intervention to operate at a lower cost and more efficiently. In addition, energy providers use smart meters to track information about green and non-renewable energy use. This makes it easier to prioritize the production and delivery of green and non-renewable energy.
Why monitor objects connected to the Internet of Things?
Compared to a standard computer network, IoT ecosystems are considerably more complex, with many connected objects and huge amounts of data constantly being exchanged. That’s why their operations must be supervised for optimal operation!
Furthermore, due to their highly complex nature and impressive size, traditional monitoring approaches are not suitable for IoT ecosystems. We need software solutions designed primarily for connected things.
Studies show that 69% of Chief Information Officers (CIOs) expect IoT complexity to become a significant burden on performance management, and 74% of them believe that IoT performance issues will directly impact business operations and significantly harm revenue.
What will overseeing connected things bring you?
With IoT monitoring, you can analyze dynamic systems and process billions of events and alerts. IoT monitoring also allows you to bridge performance gaps by improving performance across multiple applications, APIs, networks, and protocols. You also get actionable insights to improve customer experience, solve problems and increase IoT opportunities.
It is also necessary to protect your computer network. Connected objects are increasingly vulnerable to cyber attacks. According to a study conducted in 2020, nearly 60% of corporate-connected objects are vulnerable to cyber attacks. Oversight will limit risk and also limit damage if an attack does occur. In general, supervision systems include alarm systems that will help you quickly identify any incidents in your computer system.
The conclusion that supervision can achieve in the world of the Internet of Things.
Also, like any organization, IT needs to keep track of all the physical assets it controls. This is especially true when it comes to the Internet of Things, because at all times you need to be able to keep track of what just happened.
Instead of manually calculating connected peripherals and other work devices, which is impossible, why not rely on an independent and efficient monitoring system that does inventory for you.
Connected objects communicate with each other to form a network. By connecting to this network, your supervision system will know in real time which connected objects are running and which have failed.
The author is Antonio Rodriguez, Director of Cleaver Technologies.