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 20 Companies Enabling Predictive Maintenance

The Top 20 Companies Enabling Predictive Maintenance

UPDATE: Please see Predictive Maintenance Companies Landscape 2019 for the latest article. Predictive Maintenance (PdM) is one of the leading use cases for the Industrial Internet of Things and Industry 4.0.  Our recent analysis suggests that the market for PdM applications is poised to grow from $2.2B in 2017 to $10.9B by 2022, a 39% annual growth rate. In a nutshell, PdM strategies are based...

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New Report Indicates US$11 Billion Predictive Maintenance Market By 2022, Driven By IoT Technology And New Services

New Report Indicates US$11 Billion Predictive Maintenance Market By 2022, Driven By IoT Technology And New Services

PRESS RELEASE: Hamburg, Germany - 21 March 2017 // IoT Analytics, a leading provider of market insights for the Internet of Things (IoT), today published a comprehensive Market Report, focusing on sizing the opportunity of the Predictive Maintenance market for the period 2017 to 2022. Predictive Maintenance Report Cover The emerging market for Predictive Maintenance shows increasing growth as...

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Understanding IoT Security – Part 2 of 3: IoT Cyber Security for Cloud and Lifecycle Management

Understanding IoT Security – Part 2 of 3: IoT Cyber Security for Cloud and Lifecycle Management

In Part 1 of this blog series Understanding IoT Security we looked at IoT cyber security architecture from a device and communication layer perspective. In this post, we shift our focus to the Cloud and Lifecycle Management, which present entirely different challenges and risks. Even world leaders are starting to address the growing concerns of connecting billions of devices to the internet. The...

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Understanding IoT Security – Part 1 of 3: IoT Security Architecture on the Device and Communication Layers

Understanding IoT Security – Part 1 of 3: IoT Security Architecture on the Device and Communication Layers

The massive scale of recent DDoS attacks (October 2016) on DYN’s servers that brought down many popular online services in the US, gives us just a glimpse of what is possible when attackers are able to leverage up to 150,000 unsecure IoT devices as malicious endpoints. To address the growing fear and uncertainty out there surrounding the IoT security architecture, our IoT security research...

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New White Paper Uncovers Major Challenges During Internet of Things Implementation Projects

New White Paper Uncovers Major Challenges During Internet of Things Implementation Projects

The "Guide to IoT solution development" white paper aims to steer Internet of Things (IoT) Business and Technical decision makers through the challenging process of developing solutions for the IoT. PRESS RELEASE. Hamburg, Germany - 20 September 2016 // IoT Analytics, the leading provider of market insights for the Internet of Things, announced today the publication of a white paper that serves...

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The top 10 IoT application areas – based on real IoT projects

The top 10 IoT application areas – based on real IoT projects

PLEASE NOTE: There is a more recent 2018 ranking of Top IoT Applications which can be found HERE. It’s time to look beyond the hype and get real about the Internet of Things! As part of a larger effort to track the IoT ecosystem, we set out, mining hundreds of homepages, and managed to assemble and verify 640 actual enterprise IoT projects (Note: We did not include any consumer IoT projects such...

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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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