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Unpacking the Amazon acquisition of 2lemetry

On 12 March 2015, IoT application enablement platform (AEP) vendor 2lemetry quietly announced it was acquired by Amazon. MachNation estimates Amazon bought 2lemetry for USD90 million to USD110 million. This very discreet acquisition could be one of the biggest deals for IoT enablement in 2015. MachNation has created a short research document for our clients about this acquisition.

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Cumulocity and PayPal Bring Vending Machines into the 21st Century

VendMe brings vending machines into the 21st century. VendMe — an application from Cumulocity and PayPal — is a complete end-to-end telemetry and cashless payment solution that makes vending machines smarter. It is built on top of Cumulocity’s market leading Internet of Things (IoT) application enablement platform and features a unique partnership with PayPal.

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The best of Apple and Google meet in IoT plug-and-play solution: Proteus case study

In 2015 MachNation expects to see a new deployment model for IoT solutions – a model where plug-and-play functionality is built into the solutions. A plug-and-play experience for IoT brings together the Google Android-type benefits of having many device types available and allowing open integrations with the Apple iOS-type benefits of solution reliability and ease-of-use. In this piece of research we discuss Proteus’ EcoCloud solution — a good example of a plug-and-play IoT solution that uses unique […]

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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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