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Internet of Things: How Will It Shape the Future of Business? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Don Schuett
January 27, 2016

The Internet of Things, or IoT, is an emerging technology that's quite difficult to pin down.

According to Gartner estimates, for example, the IoT will include 26 billion units installed by 2020. Many other analysts are singing the praises of IoT’s potential in business environments. And yet, despite all of this, no one is quite sure how IoT will take shape in the enterprise, or what IoT deployments may have in store for tomorrow’s business leaders.

Exigent Networks, a network security solutions provider, discusses all of these issues and more in a new infographic titled, “Internet of Things: How Will It Shape the Future of Business?”

For example, did you know that an IoT deployment by Coca-Cola which replaced keyboard-driven operations with voice recognition saved $2 million in capital costs, led to a 10% improvement in worker productivity, and brought outbound order accuracy up to 99.8% from 90%?

In the infographic below, you'll learn more about successful IoT deployments, where the IoT is headed, what obstacles are ahead, and what business opportunities the IoT is poised to provide. Take a look:

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