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AWS updates tease power of the cloud players, but IoT still in limbo

Amazon’s rather lucrative side-gig, AWS, has had quite a busy December, announcing a raft of new features for the largest cloud computing platform. On the product side of things, AWS IoT SiteWise was significantly expanded, but zooming out a little, AWS’ list of announcements really illustrated the point that all of this IoT advancement is for naught if the major cloud platforms don’t start forcing consolidation among the traditional business software and ERP industry. The first stages of the IoT journey involve connecting a previously unconnected thing to the internet. This could be a direct connection to the device in question, or an indirect internet connection, such as through a gateway that acts as the bridge between a Zigbee sensor…

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