How IoT Can Make a Difference for Your Business

How IoT Can Make a Difference for Your Business

Leading up to 2020, the Internet of Things was all the rage. For obvious reasons, IoT hasn’t been at the top of many IT administrator’s minds unless it was in an effort to secure file access for the endpoints of a newly remote workforce. Despite the questions surrounding revenue and budgets, IoT can bring a lot of value to the small business. Let’s take a look at today’s IoT and talk about a few options that you can use for yours.

How IoT Can Make a Difference for Your Business: The IoT

The Internet of Things has been growing incredibly fast over the past five years. Many small business owners still don’t know where it fits. That’s because there are tens of millions of devices that could actually serve some purpose for their businesses. This may cause buyer’s paralysis or are skeptical that integrating these tools is going to save them money. Here are some ways that the IoT can be used to do just that.


Pysical security is a priority for businesses, and the IoT presents several options to promote solid security standards. Smart camera systems, smart locks, and other Internet-fueled security solutions can be of beneficial. This allows a business to have strong security and deterrents, while having the ability to manage the system remotely.  

Lighting and HVAC

Heating, cooling, and power costs can be prohibitive to their ability to function the way small businesses want. IoT tools can now to read the situation and adjust utilities to save capital. The more you save on utilities, the more you can spend on your business. 

RFID Sensors for Inventory Control

RFID sensors have been used for some time. Today, businesses are using them to track their inventories and supply chains. Using IoT devices, a business can track fast-moving systems such as resource and product procurement to make orders, should the inventory get low. The consistency and reliability of these systems can automate large portions of the procurement and inventory management process.

Mobile Card Readers

The average small business pays a lot in credit card fees. With mobile card readers, a simple app and dongle can transform a tablet or smartphone into a register. With a fee structure that works to save small businesses money, with card readers they aren’t losing their PCI DSS regulatory compliance; a big deal for the growing business.

As stated above, there are millions of IoT tools out there that can actually help you manage your business or help reduce costs. If you are interested in learning how IoT deployments can help your business, call us today at (973) 659-1350 and our knowledgeable consultants will take you through how Internet and cloud-connected technology can help you transfer your costs and provide you with the innovative tools you need to grow your business.