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How do you manage Internet of Things (IoT) devices at scale

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How do you manage Internet of Things (IoT) devices at scale without scaling costs? Standards based Device Management. Presentation by Connect2 Systems at IoT Tech Expo in London on 23 January 2017.

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How do you manage Internet of Things (IoT) devices at scale

  1. 1. ©  Copyright  Connect2  Systems  Limited  2017 HOW DO YOU MANAGE DEVICES AT SCALE? IOT  DEVICE MANAGEMENT Duncan Purves Connect2 Systems duncan@connect2.io
  2. 2. ©    Copyright  Connect2  Systems  2017 How  do  you  manage  devices  at  scale? Initial  Purchase  Cost   Deployment Maintenance Update/Bug   Fixes Cost  of  Field  Failure Customer  Perception Communications Support Security Photo  Source:  Wikimedia  Commons;;  Author  AWeith
  3. 3. ©    Copyright  Connect2  Systems  2017 Security  – you  need  to  be  able  remotely  update  device  firmware
  4. 4. ©    Copyright  Connect2  Systems  2017 Must  be  easy  to  update  device  software for  new  features  and  bug  fixes Toyota Recall  1.9  million  Prius  hybrids Because  of  a  software  fault  that   may  cause  the  vehicle  to  slow   down  suddenly Over-­the-­Air  software  update   to  its  Model  S  vehicles To  fix  an  overheating  issue Tesla  
  5. 5. ©    Copyright  Connect2  Systems  2017 The  devices  are  often  deployed  in  remote  or  difficult  to  access  locations locations This  impacts  the  cost  of  managing  and  maintaining  the  devices Photo  Source:  Wikimedia  Commons;;  Author  Peripitus
  6. 6. ©    Copyright  Connect2  Systems  2017 Constrained  Devices  and  Networks Unlike  IoT  gateways,    IoT  edge  devices  typically  have: § limited  CPU  and  memory § limited  communications  bandwidth  on  a  ‘lossy’  wireless  network § power  supply  constraints  
  7. 7. ©    Copyright  Connect2  Systems  2017 Challenges  – Powering  IoT  devices  and  sensors In  many  industrial  situations  the  sensors/devices  will  be  powered  from  batteries   that  require  a  lifetime  of  5  -­ 10  years ⁃ You  do  not  want  to  flatten  the  battery  when  performing  a  firmware  upgrade! Photo  Source:  Wikimedia  Commons;;  Authors:  Matthew  D.  Wilson  LtPowers  &  Accu4all
  8. 8. ©    Copyright  Connect2  Systems  2017 How  do  you  Manage  Devices  at  Scale?  -­ Device  Management  Standards § Fixed  network  broadband  DSL  routers  (TR-­69) § Enterprise  IP  networks  (SNMP) § Mobile  phones (OMA  DM) § IoT  constrained  devices:  OMA  LightweightM2M  v  1.0  (LWM2M) http://technical.openmobilealliance.org/Technical/technical-­information/release-­program/current-­releases/oma-­lightweightm2m-­v1-­0  
  9. 9. ©    Copyright  Connect2  Systems  2017 Connect2  Systems DEVICE MANAGEMENT SERVER (LWM2M) MANAGEMENT APIS EDGE CLIENT &    GATEWAY SOFTWARE SECURITY EXPERTISE
  10. 10. ©    Copyright  Connect2  Systems  2017 Benefits  of  a  Standards  Based  Approach SCALE DEVICES NOT COSTS AVOID VENDOR LOCK-­IN SECURITY – PROTECT YOUR CUSTOMERS AND BRAND INTEROPERABILITY FASTER TIME TO MARKET REDUCE RISK

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