Is Wi-Fi the answer for the IoT?
One Meru Networks executive argues that Wi-Fi is the future
There are many sides to the debate over which wireless network is best suited for the IoT. Some say Bluetooth, others claim ZigBee is where it’s at, and then there are those who doubt any one network will ever dominate the market. For Ajay Malik, the answer is simple: Wi-Fi. In an opinion piece published by NetworkWorld on May 11, the SVP of worldwide engineering and products at Meru Networks explains how Wi-Fi can help address some of the challenges facing the IoT, including the need for a standardized technology for connecting devices to each other or the cloud, the need for security and protecting privacy, and the need for energy efficiency.