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IoE, M2M, whatever you want to call it. The general buzzword du jour is the grand sounding Internet of Everything, which sounds good, but is perhaps too broad in scope to really be meaningful. What we really mean by the term “Internet of Everything” is devices talking to other devices using Internet Protocol 6 (IPv6). But, you might think, Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communication has been around for a little while, so what’s the big deal?

Well, the big deal is a potential industry value at stake of $14.4 trillion dollars according to Cisco, based on the fact that 99% of objects View more…