HPE LogoHewlett-Packard Enterprise has unveiled its Universal Internet of Things (IoT) Platform, a unified solution for the enablement and management of heterogeneous sets of apps, sensors, and machine-to-machine (M2M) devices. HPE says the platform will allow providers and enterprises to add new functionality and benefits as use of IoT grows. It can be deployed on premises or in a private cloud environment and offered on an as-a-service model by service providers. Gartner predicts that IoT endpoints will increase at a 31.7% CAGR from 2013 through 2020, reaching an installed base of 20.8 billion units.