OnFarm currently takes readings from more than 5,000 "things" for its customers, taking in more than 7 million pieces of data per month. This figure grows at a rate of 30 percent annually, Donny says.
Another advantage of the pre-built platform, he adds, is that its scalability has already been proven. This matters, as Internet of Things applications are relatively new. If the Internet of Things is to succeed as many people expect, then applications vendors such as OnFarm may be required to scale their offerings very rapidly in the coming years.
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