Watson IoT Platform disabling TLS 1.0

As part of our commitment to security, Watson IoT Platform will be shortly withdrawing support for TLS 1.0.  This helps us align with industry best practices for security and data integrity. The Watson IoT Platform will continue to support TLS 1.1 and 1.2 and clients using TLS 1.0 must upgrade to 1.1 or higher. What is TLS? TLS...  Continue reading Watson IoT Platform disabling TLS 1.0

Notification of changes: Increased default security via TLS for IBM Watson IoT Platform

As our continued effort to increase security built into the IBM Watson IoT Platform, we have an important notification for our customers. Notification: On or after May 2017, Transport Level Security (TLS) will be the default connection security setting for devices and gateways  connecting via MQTT to new organizations You can read more about the details of these...  Continue reading Notification of changes: Increased default security via TLS for IBM Watson IoT Platform

Free quota increase in Watson Internet of Things Platform Lite Plan

The Watson Internet of Things Platform Lite Plan new quota is now live! Free of charge, you get: 500 registered devices (previously 20) 500 application bindings (previously 10) 200MB of each data exchanged, data analyzed and edge data analyzed (previously 100MB) The new Lite Plan will allow you to build a more comprehensive proof of concept for your IoT application. Continue reading Free quota increase in Watson Internet of Things Platform Lite Plan

Watson IoT Platform Analytics – Covering all your IoT analytics needs

Overview The Watson IoT Platform provides a spectrum of analytics that enable you to start quickly and realize value immediately and then apply more advanced analytics as you collect more data and improve analytics skills. The analytics support a progression of capabilities to cover a wide variety of devices and assets from light bulbs...  Continue reading Watson IoT Platform Analytics – Covering all your IoT analytics needs

MessageSight V2.0 IFIT19072 IFIX released on February 6

The latest MessageSight V2.0 IFIX has been released: 2.0.0.1-IBM-IFIT19072. As always, MessageSight admins can monitor the following page for new releases: Fixes Released for MessageSight. 2.0.0.1-IBM-IFIT19072 contains a fix for an issue that can occur if a disconnecting client sends a retained will message to a full subscription, which...  Continue reading MessageSight V2.0 IFIT19072 IFIX released on February 6

Changes to client state

We'd like to let you know about a change coming up in the Watson IoT Platform that affects devices, gateways and applications if they are disconnected for an extended period of time. When a device connects to the platform over MQTT, it can ask the platform to collect commands and actions for it while it is disconnected.  It does that...  Continue reading Changes to client state

Announcing improved load balancing for applications (Beta)

I'm pleased to announce improved load balancing for applications within the Watson IoT Platform. The IoT Platform extends MQTT 3.1.1 with shared subscriptions.  This allows you to have multiple instances of an application connect to the platform and share out the message workload between them.  This ability to add more instances of an application allows you...  Continue reading Announcing improved load balancing for applications (Beta)

Edge Analytics SDK now available

I'm pleased to announce that we have released our Edge Analytics SDK! Edge Analytics enables data processing and analytical computations to be performed close to the source instead of waiting for data to be sent back to a centralized location. These analytical services can run on gateways, industrial computers, routers or servers...  Continue reading Edge Analytics SDK now available