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Data Digest: Focus on the Internet of Things

Articles look at IoT bottlenecks and security risks.

IoT Bottlenecks Demand Shift in Data Center Structure

Before the rise of big data and (now) the IoT, the data center could afford to be centralized. However, as more disruptive trends break into the enterprise, a central data center simply cannot manage in a reasonable amount of time. This article calls for a shift in how the data center is structured to prevent lagtime from becoming even worse.

Read more at Data Center Knowledge

Security at Risk in IoT: What to Do?

The IoT is one giant hole in security. This is mainly due to a lack of understanding of how hackers can infiltrate the system. This article reviews the main holes in the IoT's security systems and discusses what you can do to prevent them from being exploited.

Read more at IT Pro Portal

Why You Need MDM for Effective Use of IoT

The IoT has the potential for great positive impact in the enterprise. However, as this article argues, without the proper context given by master data management, none of that impact will be realized. 

Read more at Computer World

About the Author

Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at

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