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The Internet of Things (IoT) combined with cloud computing is an extensively stimulating technologies existing today. IoT is all about sensors, actuator, networks and widely distributed smart devices with limited storage and processing capability with prevalent security and privacy issues. Due to the communication between interconnected devices, the enormous amount of data generated in IoT often referred as Big Data that brings heaps of strain on the internet infrastructure. This has made organization to look for a solution or alternative to reduce this load and introduce cloud computing to solve this problem by providing on demand and virtual services like unlimited storage and processing power. These both technologies are inseparable and work in integration towards increasing the efficiency of every day task. Continuously cloud systems are evolving to provide great support to the Internet of Things (IoT). IoT produces continuous or streaming data and cloud computing on another hand gives meaning and provides path to this data. In addition to this, by providing remote storage and access to data, cloud allows developers to implement projects with no delays. Also, taking advantages of this, many cloud providers provide pay-as-you use strategy and charge users for the services used. This chapter discusses the cloud based support to IoT, applications offered by the paradigm, platforms available, challenges faced by integration.

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Tyagi, H., Kumar, R. (2020). Cloud Computing for IoT. In: Alam, M., Shakil, K., Khan, S. (eds) Internet of Things (IoT). Springer, Cham.

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