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Practical Internet of Things Security by Drew Van Duren, Brian Russell

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New directions in cloud-enabled IOT computing

Before closing out this chapter, we thought it worthwhile to list both some additional IoT-enabling characteristics of the cloud as well as some new, potential future directions and use cases of the cloud-connected IoT.

IoT-enablers of the cloud

The cloud has many characteristics, some described above, that make it an attractive, adaptive, and enabling technology stack from which to envision, build, and deploy new IoT services. This section provides just a few.

Software defined networking (SDN)

SDNs emerged as next-generation network management capabilities to simplify and reduce the amount of work to reconfigure networks and manage policy-based routes. In other words, they were created to make the network ...

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