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.

Latest Insights: IoT Platforms & Software

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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State of the IoT 2018: Number of IoT devices now at 7B – Market accelerating

State of the IoT 2018: Number of IoT devices now at 7B – Market accelerating

IoT Analytics has now raised its forecast for the number of connected IoT devices in 2025. The new updated article can be read here. Market Update The market for Internet of Things has seen a somewhat unexpected acceleration in Q1/Q2 2018 and has lifted the total number of IoT devices that are in use to 7B. This is one of many findings in IoT Analytics’ latest “State of the IoT & Short-term...

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How to stand out as an IoT Platform Vendor

How to stand out as an IoT Platform Vendor

Competitive intensity is high in the fragmented IoT Platforms market. With more than 450 companies competing for market share, it can be difficult to differentiate offerings from competitors, especially for smaller players. This has resulted in 90% of IoT Platforms generating less than $10M in revenue in 2017. When analyzing marketing messages by IoT Platform vendors, it shows that these are...

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Our View On IoT Platforms & Software

IoT Software comes in many forms including middleware tools, individual open-source components, custom-made code, and modular IoT platforms that sit in the cloud or at the edge.

An IoT Platform is a specialized software tool that is used for building and managing IoT solutions.

IoT Analytics classifies IoT Platforms into four distinctly different layers that, in total, can consist of up to several components and subcomponents.

The four main layers of an IoT Platform:

  1. Application management/enablement
  2. Data management/enablement
  3. Telco management
  4. Device management
IoT Platforms - definition layers components

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Mohammad Hasan

Mohammad Hasan

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Mohammad is part of the data and software team.
Mohammad has previously served as an analyst at Deutsche Bank and WNS (Aviva Investors). He holds a master’s degree in financial engineering, leveraging nine years of experience in technology and financial research.

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