New White Paper from Machina Research on M2M/IoT application platforms

It's been quite a while since I last posted. Just a little too busy with things at Machina Research!

I thought I'd break the radio silence to steer you in the direction of a new White Paper we put out yesterday entitled "M2M platforms are re-cast for the age of the ‘Internet of Things’".

The fundamental issue is that M2M has been too verticalised, with tailored solutions for each and every problem. There are horizontal platforms, but these typically deal just with connectivity. That does help speed up deployments but it doesn't pave the way for the all-singing-all-dancing internet of things. The White Paper deals with how this is evolving. Rather than give the whole game away, I'll just let you go take a read.

As if to emphasize the point, Aeris launched its AerCloud platform yesterday. That's certainly the direction that we're talking about.