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MQTT and LWM2M: choosing the right IoT data protocol

MachNation has engaged many enterprise clients on the topic of IoT data communication protocols. In particular, there is tremendous interest in understanding the nuances of two of the most debated protocols: MQTT and LWM2M. MachNation’s 2018 IoT Device Management ScoreCard noted that almost all IoT device management vendors emphasized the LWM2M data communications protocol in their discussions with us, a tremendous difference from the 2017 ScoreCard when virtually no vendor mentioned LWM2M. In this short article […]

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IoT platform build versus buy TCO calculator

Today, MachNation launched its newest, freely available, TCO tool to help enterprises understand the costs of building their own IoT platform versus buying IoT platform services and capabilities from a third-party vendor. Check out MachNation’s new IoT platform build versus buy TCO (total cost of ownership) calculator. Every week, large and small enterprises talk with us about building their own IoT application enablement (AEP) and IoT device management (DM) platforms. It’s understandable: enterprises want complete […]

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IoT edge state of the market 2017-2018: survey data

Today, MachNation published the industry’s first State of the IoT Edge Market Report: 2017-2018. MachNation collected and analyzed quantitative data from the vendors that participated in MachNation’s 2018 IoT Edge ScoreCard. Using these data, MachNation published the industry’s only source of IoT edge survey data and quantitative key performance indicators (KPIs). In this report are the following survey data tables and KPIs Edge top business challenges Edge top technology challenges 2017-2018 anticipated edge vendor revenue growth Edge revenues: percentage […]

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4 things I’m going to do at DevNet Create ’18

DevNet Create is starting on April 10, 2018, and I’ve been spending time looking at all the speakers, sessions, tech talks and workshops. I’m an industry analyst, but I’m also a user and tester of Internet of Things (IoT) platforms both for work and at home. I spend a lot of time learning about and using IoT technology microservices like edge processing tools, device management platforms, analytics platforms and more. And DevNet Create is a […]

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IoT for small and medium businesses (SMBs): requirements

Over the last 7 or 8 years, Internet of Things (IoT) solutions have generally been marketed to and purchased by large enterprises. There are hundreds of IoT solutions for countless use cases including remote asset tracking, factory automation, fleet services, energy/utilities management, parking management, facilities management, smart vehicle enablement and many others. But what about sales of IoT to the world’s 200 million small and medium businesses (SMBs)? While MachNation forecasts 24 billion connected IoT […]

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