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IoT Application Platform ScoreCard 2014

Update: MachNation has published the updated 2015 IoT Application Enablement Scorecard with 23 vendors.   MachNation profiled 13 vendors in its 2014 IoT Application Platform ScoreCard. The IoT Application Platform space is one of the most exciting and rapidly developing pieces of the IoT technology stack. Buyers of IoT solutions and technology companies seeking IoT partners must understand this critical element of the technology stack and the best vendors in the ecosystem. Research for our IoT Application […]

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Next Generation IoT Carrier ScoreCard 2014

Seven (7) carriers took part in MachNation’s Next Generation IoT Carrier ScoreCard. This newly designed ScoreCard focuses on the impact that carriers will have in the IoT ecosystem: an ecosystem focused on driving IT-based technologies into the operational technology (OT) organizations of public and private sector organizations. MachNation — the only dedicated insight services and application development firm focused exclusively on IoT — has found that machine-to-machine (M2M) is a legacy concept that marginalizes carriers as the […]

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PTC acquires Axeda

In the ever evolving world of IoT, the acquisition of Axeda for USD170 million is certainly not a surprise. First PTC acquired ThingWorx in December, 2013, now they’ve snapped up Axeda. Why did PTC do it and what were the valuation metrics of the Axeda and ThingWorx purchases? MachNation partners can log-in to our partner portal for more information about this acquisition.

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Google and NEST validate the power of the Industrial Internet

Google and NEST. Yesterday we learned 3.2 billion reasons why the Industrial Internet is a topic we must follow. As I wrote at the beginning of 2014, the Industrial Internet is one of my three IoT hot topics for the year. Why is the Industrial Internet a critically important issue: 1. The Industrial Internet may not be as sexy as the latest smart watch, but there’s huge amount of money to make from devices, applications, […]

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