Parallel Technologies Director of Data Center Strategies, Tim Kittila was quoted for an article on

“The increased network demand placed upon network systems due to IoT via Shadow IT, must be considered as a possible “cost” of shadow IT,” says Tim Kittila, Director of Data Center Strategies at Parallel Technologies. “One aspect of the IoT is the demand for more information via network connectable devices. The new demand on internal networks due to IoT can cause a lot more noise on the network than was originally anticipated. Let alone opening themselves to a huge security vulnerability, this demand also chews up valuable pipeline and bandwidth and may end up causing issues with end-user application experience for tried and true business applications that are driving the business. These additional IoT items can end up costing the business in operational expense beyond the business case, if built through the course of Shadow IT.”

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