So far, we have explored the definition of IoE, along with some of its benefits, challenges, and drivers.
In this chapter, we list some of the key barriers to adoption of IoE. The main intent is to understand these roadblocks and to explore how a services approach can deal with them.
First, some of the barriers to adoption are fundamental and inherent resistance to new technologies. IoE is actually a set of new interrelated technologies, making this resistance and inertia much bigger. These include:
•Increased security attack surface
•Physical security threats.
Second, additional barriers to adoption stem from the application of IoE and the transformation ...