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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Microsoft and PTC named leading IoT Platform vendors for Cloud and AEP, respectively, as growth in the IoT Platforms Market accelerates to 39%

Microsoft and PTC named leading IoT Platform vendors for Cloud and AEP, respectively, as growth in the IoT Platforms Market accelerates to 39%

PRESS RELEASE: Hamburg, Germany - 26 June 2018 // IoT Analytics, a leading provider of market insights & competitive intelligence for the Internet of Things (IoT), M2M, and Industry 4.0, today published two comprehensive market report updates on IoT Platforms: A. A 193-page report titled IoT Platforms Market Report 2018-2023B. A 450 page in-depth analysis of 20 leading vendors, titled IoT...

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5 Things To Know About IoT Security

5 Things To Know About IoT Security

We are currently witnessing a growing number of IoT deployments and solutions around the world. IoT security is emerging as a key component of these deployments and companies are recognizing they need to get it right from the beginning - By 2022, the IoT security market is forecast to reach $4.4 billion. Various industry surveys , as well as our own research, indicate cybersecurity is the...

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New Report Indicates Worldwide IoT Security Market To Become A US$4.4 Billion Opportunity By 2022

New Report Indicates Worldwide IoT Security Market To Become A US$4.4 Billion Opportunity By 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Hamburg, Germany - 06 September 2017 // IoT security has become a major focus area for businesses, consumers and regulators. This focus is driven by the increasing number of IoT devices being connected to the internet and the new threats and attack vectors emerging almost on a daily basis. IoT Analytics, a leading provider of market insights and strategic business intelligence for...

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Understanding IoT Security – Part 3 of 3: IoT Security lessons from recent IoT projects

Understanding IoT Security – Part 3 of 3: IoT Security lessons from recent IoT projects

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this blog series we looked at the segmentation of the IoT security architecture. In this post, we shift our focus to IoT security lessons from recent projects that could be used to improve security for the Internet of Things. We don’t have to look too deeply to find practical ways to protect IoT operations. In this post, we will cover three common issues facing IoT...

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IoT Platform Comparison: How the 450 providers stack up

IoT Platform Comparison: How the 450 providers stack up

Disclaimer: This article does not provide guidance or intend to compare technical features of different IoT platforms. It looks at the market and compares platforms purely on a market meta level. Key findings of the IoT Platform Comparison: IoT platforms remains a fragmented market with 450+ vendorsLeading providers grow at 50%+Most platforms focus on industrial use cases (32%)M&A activity...

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IoT Platforms Company List 2017 Update

IoT Platforms Company List 2017 Update

450 GLOBAL IOT PLATFORM VENDORS MARKS A NEW RECORD The 2017 list of IoT platform companies contains extensive information on 450 IoT platform vendors, including details on capabilities, revenue, key customers, as well as industry focus. Hamburg, Germany – June 27, 2017 // IoT Analytics, a leading provider of market insights and strategic business intelligence for Industry 4.0 and the Internet of...

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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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