IoT Platforms & Software

IoT platforms are the central piece in the Internet of Things architecture that connects the real and the virtual worlds to enable communication between objects, manage the data flows, support application development and provide basic analytics for connected IoT devices.

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The Top 10 Industrial AI use cases

The Top 10 Industrial AI use cases

IoT Analytics’ recently published the Industrial AI Market Report 2020-2025. As part of the research, the analyst team identified a total of 33 different use cases that employ Artificial Intelligence tools and techniques on (predominantly) IoT-connected data sources and assets of industrial enterprises. These 33 industrial AI use cases have been grouped into 10 broader use case categories which...

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Predictive Maintenance Companies Landscape 2019

Predictive Maintenance Companies Landscape 2019

Advances in Internet of Things and in Analytics/AI technologies are saving companies billions of dollars on their asset maintenance, according to IoT Analytics’ recent Predictive Maintenance Market Report 2019-2024. The research (performed in early 2019) shows that the number of vendors particularly focusing on Predictive Maintenance has doubled, compared to a similar analysis conducted in 2017....

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The 25 best IoT Platforms 2019 – based on customer reviews

The 25 best IoT Platforms 2019 – based on customer reviews

In short New 180-page report on IoT Platforms. IoT Analytics released the 2019 IoT Platform End-User Satisfaction Report, that ranks the best IoT Platforms based on 800+ data points from actual users of various IoT Platforms.4 in 5 users report positive IoT Platform ROI. An overwhelming 80% of users reported positive ROI of their IoT Platform investments, highlighting how viable IoT Platforms...

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Predictive Maintenance initiatives saved organizations $17B in 2018, as the number of vendors surges

Predictive Maintenance initiatives saved organizations $17B in 2018, as the number of vendors surges

ANNOUNCEMENT: Hamburg, Germany - 20th June 2019 // IoT Analytics, a leading provider of market insights & competitive intelligence for the Internet of Things (IoT), M2M, and Industry 4.0, today published a comprehensive 136-page market report on the current state of Predictive Maintenance (PdM), titled “Predictive Maintenance Report 2019-2024”. Some of the key findings include: Significant...

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Industrial IoT Platforms for Manufacturing market to become a $12.4B opportunity by 2024, driven by deployments in discrete manufacturing environments

Industrial IoT Platforms for Manufacturing market to become a $12.4B opportunity by 2024, driven by deployments in discrete manufacturing environments

PRESS RELEASE: Hamburg, Germany - 30 April 2019 // IoT Analytics, a leading provider of market insights & competitive intelligence for the Internet of Things (IoT), M2M, and Industry 4.0, today published a comprehensive 155-page market report on Industrial IoT Platforms for Manufacturing 2019-2024. The research uncovers that the Industrial IoT Platforms market is accelerating in 2019 as more...

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Selecting the right IoT Platform: 3 best practices you should adopt

Selecting the right IoT Platform: 3 best practices you should adopt

IoT Platform selection: The importance of getting it right Several thousands of enterprises are currently performing their first IoT projects – whether its smart factory, connected car, or smart energy – most of them now consider using a modular IoT software platform to manage the data flows, support application development and provide basic analytics. This promises lower cost, faster time...

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Our View On IoT Platforms & Software

IoT platforms are the central piece in the Internet of Things architecture that connects the real and the virtual worlds to enable communication between objects, manage the data flows, support application development and provide basic analytics for connected IoT devices.

Five types of IoT Platforms are defined:

1. Connectivity Platforms

… offer coverage capabilities and solutions for connecting the IoT device, managing and orchestrating connectivity, and provisioning communication services for connected IoT devices.

2. Device Management Platforms

… handle provisioning tasks to ensure connected devices are deployed, configured, and kept up-to-date with regular firmware/software updates.

3. IaaS / Cloud Backend Platforms

… offer a scalable enterprise grade backend for data management of IoT applications and services.

4. Application Enablement Platforms (AEPs)

… enable developers rapidly create, test, and deploy an IoT application or service.

5. Advanced Analytics Platforms

… offer sophisticated analytics tools including machine learning techniques and streaming analytics capabilities to extract actionable insights from IoT data.

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Matthew Wopata

Matthew Wopata

Principal Analyst

Matthew is a principal analyst based in the USA, focusing on industrial technologies. He is IoT Analytics’ lead expert for Industrial IoT, including Industry 4.0 and Industrial Software.

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