The increasing adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) within industrial settings will trigger new data management needs and substantial growth in the number of connected industrial devices, according to a new report from ABI Research.

Indeed, the number of connected programmable industrial controllers will triple -- growing at an average rate of 20% from 2014 to 2020, the firm estimates. Data created at the network edge -- and information flowing between the edge and centalized data centers -- will create new IT management and analytics needs.

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