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AWS’ IoT updates herald increasingly tight cloud stranglehold

While its Graviton ARM CPU announcement was perhaps the bigger news at Amazon’s ARS re:Invent show, the cloud computing giant released a flood of smaller updates for its IoT offerings. The move adds weight to our view that the cloud computing market is going to secure a stranglehold on IoT applications and services, run as a service by the likes of AWS, Microsoft, and Google. If the titans were struggling to address the opportunity, we might think there was room for a minnow to sneak in and carve out a slice. However, the big boys seem to be ahead of the curve, making this look like a demand-side problem rather than a supply-side one. The giants appear to have most…

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