In 2020, There Will Be 4 Times More Devices Connected To The Internet Than People

According to Frost & Sullivan, only 23% of Argentine companies that use IoT recognize the great impact it has on their business, but for the next two years 60% of companies will allocate their budget to that area.

IoT refers to the digital interconnection of everyday objects with the Internet, so it could be said that it is a form of network evolution. Its relevance in the current scenario is of such magnitude that companies such as Everis have formed a business unit specialized in this topic, together with Big Data, artificial intelligence, augmented reality and robotics, its objective is to transform current business models through the use of these tools.

“The company chooses to go one step further and link the IoT to the Blockchain, so that all those interactions carried out by said objects have the guarantee and endorsement that only Blockchain can give, thus giving things a digital identity. What this association would allow is the possibility of taking quantitative data, measuring situations and making decisions, through the insertion of a crypto chip developed by themselves, ”says Vicente Peiroten, Head of Data & Analytics.

According to Frost & Sullivan, only 23% of Argentine companies that use IoT recognize the great impact it has on their business, but for the next two years 60% of companies will allocate their budget to that area. It is estimated that in 2020 there will be 4 times more devices connected to the Internet than people . The technologies with the greatest impact on revenue generation are, for the executives surveyed, systems aimed at improving the customer experience (33% of responses), unified communications and collaboration solutions (28%), and the data center , Big Data and IoT (23% each).

Also, the study shows that the sectors of activity most committed to technological investment are banking and health . Its consolidation in the transformation of business processes through predictive maintenance, improvement in the use of assets, increases productivity, optimizes processes in real time and allows optimizing the value chain of companies. In addition, it has a positive impact on all human processes, the environment and all relationships that are established.