angry tapir writes: Dealing with objects sending frequent messages back and forth between themselves is a given with the 'Internet of Things', but dealing with this traffic, and with the security of implications of networked objects, can be a pain for a devs. LogMeIn, better known for its remote access applications, has launched a service designed to make it easier to create and deploy IoT devices and applications. The awkwardly named 'Xively' offering is a 'platform-as-a-service' cloud designed to take care of much of the nitty gritty. Xively uses the same infrastructure employed for LogMeIn's remote desktop services. I had a chat to the company's CEO prior to Xively's launch about the Internet of Things and the market opportunity it represents for his company.