The research firm says the South American country is experiencing a boom in cloud adoption, evolution of data to intelligence, increased availability of different types of connectivity, and improved productivity.
“The automotive industry is forecast to spend the most on the IoT over the next two years since commercial vehicle telematics represented the bulk of machine-to-machine (M2M) connections in the Colombian market,” said Gina Sanchez, Information and Communication Services Senior Consultant at Frost & Sullivan.
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“Security, data protection and privacy remain key concerns in terms of embedding ubiquitous sensing and communication technology into machines and everyday objects, and are likely to slow adoption and initial IoT deployment,” said Sanchez. “The challenge of integrating all components to achieve interoperability and provide access to data also must be addressed when adopting IoT solutions.”
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