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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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State of the IoT device management market: 2016-2017

MachNation has published the industry’s first “State of the IoT Device Management Platform (DMP) Market Report: 2016-2017.” MachNation collected, aggregated and analyzed quantitative data from the 18 vendors that participated in MachNation’s 2017 IoT Device Management ScoreCard. Using these data, MachNation has published the industry’s only source of IoT device management (DM) survey data and quantitative key performance indicators (KPIs). In this report are the following survey data tables and KPIs: Device management platform (DMP) top business challenges DMP top technology […]

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Cumulocity strengthens IoT AEP presence in Asia-Pacific

Software AG’s Cumulocity acquisition has strengthened the enterprise software leader’s presence in the fast-growing Asia Pacific (APAC) market for IoT Application Enablement Platforms (AEPs). Düsseldorf-based Cumulocity not only figures in MachNation’s IoT AEP ScoreCard of 35 AEPs to watch in 2017, but also just prior to being bought by Software AG had inked two significant deals in major APAC IoT markets. In February Cumulocity unveiled a strategic partnership with Reliance Group-owned Unlimit, the first dedicated […]

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Survey data: State of the IoT AEP market 2016-2017

Today, MachNation published the industry’s first “State of the IoT Application Enablement Platform (AEP) Market Report: 2016-2017“. MachNation collected and analyzed quantitative data from the vendors that participated in MachNation’s 2016 IoT AEP ScoreCard. Using these data, MachNation published the industry’s only source of IoT AEP survey data and quantitative key performance indicators (KPIs). In this report are the following survey data tables and KPIs AEP top business challenges AEP top technology challenges 2016-2017 anticipated AEP vendor revenue growth […]

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Productized IoT solutions: making IoT easier

IoT is easy: a phrase that no one has ever said. More precisely, no one has ever said that deploying an enterprise- or carrier-grade IoT solution that supports multiple, integrated applications is easy. And this is certainly understandable. In general, it takes 5-7 IoT technology partners to stand-up one IoT solution. IoT technology vendors have not spent much time integrating IoT solutions that are relatively productized. However, MachNation is beginning to see some movement toward off-the-shelf IoT […]

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