IoT Security–Essentials–Part 01

Security(Cyber Security) is an essential requirement for any IoT platform or devices or end users and the communication infrastructure.  In order to achieve or design best possible security solutions,  to avoid some external entity or hacker gaining access to your IoT device or infrastructure, every architect or system designer should do Threat Modeling exercise.  As …

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Microsoft Azure IoT Suite–Provisioned solutions for Faster Time to Market IoT enabled solutions

Microsoft Azure IoT Suite Provisioned solutions will help you create your own fully integrated solutions tailored for your specific needs in the following 3 sections. Using these ready to consume solutions will accelerate your time to market IoT(Internet of Things) requirements. Remote Monitoring  – Connect and monitor your devices to analyze untapped data and improve …

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IoT Protocols–Quick Comparison

The table below contains a quick summary of the IoT protocols: Protocol CoAP XMPP RESTful HTTP MQTT AMQP Transport UDP TCP TCP TCP TCP Messaging Request/Response Publish/Subscribe Request/Response Request/Response Publish/Subscribe Request/Response Topic based Publish/Subscribe 2G, 3G, 4G Suitability (1000s nodes) Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent LLN Suitability (1000s nodes) Excellent Fair Fair Fair Excellent Compute …

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IoT Hub vs Event Hub–A quick comparison

With this article I am trying to provide you a birds eye view comparison of IoT Hub and Azure Event Hub, so that some of you may stop feeling that there is nothing new in IoT Hub. For the interest of this article, I put together a table with side-by-side comparison of some important features/desired …

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Introduction to IoT Hub

IoT Hub is a fully managed service from Microsoft Azure  as part of Azure IoT Suite that enables reliable and secure bi-directional communications between millions of IoT devices and your solution back end. Azure IoT Hub are designed to provide following capabilities: Multiple device-to-cloud and cloud-to-device communication options, including one-way messaging, file transfer, and request-reply …

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