What is "The Internet of Things?"

The simplest definition of "The Internet of Things" is physical objects that use connectivity to communicate with data. Forbes has a great, more in-depth look here. For example: When you car has a GPS system installed, the communication from your car to the satellites is classified as the internet of things.

Why is "The Internet of Things" important?

It affects your daily life and you may not even realize it. With from activity monitors to thermostats, your data is being collected, stored, and retrieved on a consistent basis. One of the most common devices that connects with the internet of things? Your multifunction printer! Using the cloud to store documents and applications is a prime example of "The Internet of Things." Want to learn more about cloud storage? What about safety and security for the data you're sending? CHQS' Account Managers and IT team are here to help!