We’ve been hearing "IOT is coming"; "IOT is coming" - for some time. The fact of the matter is IOT is here! GE announced that they saw $6B in revenue in industrial IOT this past year, 2015. Others Amazon, Google, IBM, even the US government have also announced huge investments into the technologies of IOT. Over the past few years, we seen many strategic alliance announcements related to forming and delivering IOT solutions. One of the most recent involves Cisco and Philips who will be developing a smart, connected lighting system for office spaces to save energy, reduce costs, improve productivity and optimize the workplace environment.