Reducing the Impact of the Network in IoT Disaster Recovery

How can organisations plan IT disaster recovery for the 20 billion devices forecast to be connected to the Internet of Things (IoT), and ranging over anything from lawn sprinkler systems to railway locomotives? The consequences of failure or operational degradation can be very different, but the underlying principles are often similar. The device, whatever it is, needs to receive instructions, and send back information to help avoid problems and optimise performance. In the first place, this activity happens over the Net as a dialogue with central servers. However, appropriate DR planning for IoT devices can help take these links out of the equation. Read more