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Jan Höller

Jan Höller is a Research Fellow at Ericsson Research, with the responsibility for IoT technology and research strategies. He established Ericsson’s research activities in IoT over a decade ago, and he has been contributing to several European Union research projects. Jan has held various positions in Strategic Product Management and Technology Management and since joining Ericsson Research in 1999, he has led several research activities and research groups. Jan has served on the Board of Directors at the IPSO Alliance, the first IoT alliance formed back in 2008. Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors of OMA SpecWorks and is a cochair of the Networking Task Group in the Industrial Internet Consortium.

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Untangling Industrial IoT networking

Industrial IoT (IIoT) systems are rapidly growing larger, more distributed and gaining new capabilities. Similarly, the diversity of IoT applications will result in diversity in networking needs. Our Mobility Report forecasts 20 billion connected IoT devices by 2023, which will bring scale to the equation too. IIoT system designers and network engineers need to consider many different aspects when designing industrial networking systems. This includes the choice of networking technologies, that will lead to a successful network deployment.

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