In-brief: The Internet of Things has a diversity problem. Namely: there is too much of it. At least in the arena of operating systems. The Internet of Things has a diversity problem. Namely: there is too much of it. At least in the arena of operating systems. That, according to the folks over at Fortinet, who have an interesting blog post that talks about the danger that operating system diversity poses to the Internet of Things. With millions of connected devices shipping each month, each running one of dozens (scores)of different embedded “real time” operating systems, the stage is being set for a very messy transition to the Internet of Things, as vendors and users struggle to deal with the diversity of systems they must support. From the blog post: Unlike PCs and other computing hardware, these devices are not being controlled by just a few standardized operating systems. In […]Related Stories
The IoT has a Diversity Problem – Too Much of It
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