Akamai Edge World 2019: IoT at Scale

Akamai Edge World 2019: IoT at Scale

  • August 2019 •
  • 4 pages •
  • Report ID: 5805273 •
  • Format: PDF
This IDC Market Note summarizes key points regarding the IoT announcements presented by Akamai during the Edge World 2019 event held in Las Vegas in June 2019. The vendor announced a new IoT platform targeting large-scale use cases leveraging MQTT messaging protocol. "The intersection between IoT and edge computing is becoming a key playground for many service providers," said Gabriele Roberti, European Edge Computing Launchpad Lead, IDC EMEA. "Akamai wants to leverage its expertise on distributing core capabilities to enable new IoT services beyond CDN and security."