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Akamai jumps on CDN to sling IoT MQTT systems to enterprises

Akamai has announced a pretty major addition to its portfolio, grafting an MQTT messaging broker onto its global Content Distribution Network (CDN). Called IoT Edge Connect, and part of Akamai’s Edge Cloud offering, the new system is intended to let devices and applications communicate very quickly, over the same CDN that provides much of the rich media content consumed via the internet. Akamai is still top-dog in the CDN game, and also provides security software and services to customers that want to avoid being hacked or taken offline by DDoS attacks. Edge Cloud currently consists of the new IoT Edge Connect product and the OTA Updates product that is geared towards connected cars and IoT devices. With MQTT (Message Queuing…

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