Research

IoT Device Management

  • Wind River – IoT Device Management Vendor Profile

    Wind River, an Alameda-based Intel subsidiary, specializes in IoT software — specifically, in software solutions for the aerospace, industrial, automotive, medical, and telecommunications markets. Wind River was founded in 1981, made a name for itself in the embedded and mobile software market and was acquired by Intel in mid-2009 as part of the latter company’s effort to expand its software and processor business beyond its traditional markets (PCs and servers) into embedded systems and mobile […]

  • IoT for Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs): Requirements and Case Study

    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)?

  • State of the IoT Device Management Platform Market 2016-2017

    Using market survey data collected from MachNation’s recently published 2017 IoT Device Management ScoreCard, MachNation published this ‘State of the IoT Device Management Platform (DMP) Market 2016-2017’. Using survey data collected from participating ScoreCard vendors, MachNation is publishing the industry’s only source of IoT DMP survey data and quantitative KPIs.

  • The digital thread comes to life at PTC LiveWorx 2017

    Liveworx 17 opened with quite some flash… literally. A dazzling and intricately choreographed laser show, complete with dancing industrial robots and audience participation through LED wrist-bands, wowed journalists, analysts and industry professionals in attendance at this year’s opening keynote.

  • 2017 IoT Device Management ScoreCard – Executive Summary

    The ScoreCard rates the following vendors (listed alphabetically): ARM, Amazon, Axonize, Bosch, Cloud of Things, Cumulocity / Software AG, DevicePilot, Friendly Technologies, Huawei, Microsoft, Particle, PTC, Relayr / Proximetry, Sierra Wireless, SiteWhere, Telit, Thingsboard and Wind River. MachNation’s IoT Device Management ScoreCard is the industry’s most comprehensive technical review of relevant vendors. The research provides a detailed review of product capabilities, SDKs, APIs and documentation to help enterprises manage IoT sensors, devices and gateways at scale. […]

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  • 2017 IoT Device Management ScoreCard

    The ScoreCard rates the following vendors (listed alphabetically): ARM, Amazon, Axonize, Bosch, Cloud of Things, Cumulocity / Software AG, DevicePilot, Friendly Technologies, Huawei, Microsoft, Particle, PTC, Relayr / Proximetry, Sierra Wireless, SiteWhere, Telit, Thingsboard and Wind River. MachNation’s IoT Device Management ScoreCard is the industry’s most comprehensive technical review of relevant vendors. The research provides a detailed review of product capabilities, SDKs, APIs and documentation to help enterprises manage IoT sensors, devices and gateways at scale. […]

  • What should Software AG do with newly acquired IoT AEP Cumulocity?

    Software AG has announced the acquisition of Cumulocity, the IoT application enablement platform (AEP) vendor headquartered in Dusseldorf, Germany. In this short report, MachNation suggests an approach for successfully integrating Cumulocity into the Software AG business and solution stack.

  • Relayr acquires Proximetry for IoT device management

    On 22 December, 2016, Relayr — an IoT application enablement platform (AEP) vendor — announced the acquisition of Proximetry — an IoT device management platform (DMP) vendor. MachNation believes this acquisition is significant for two reasons.

  • Productized IoT solutions: making IoT easier

    In this short report, MachNation discusses the importance of having productized IoT solutions available for small and medium enterprises. This report also presents a use case about a USA-based vendor of unified communications (UC) solutions extending its platforms to offer a novel new IoT solution to its existing customers.

  • Platform Guide: AEP, DMP, and CDP

    This 1-page document is a guide showing the differences between an application enablement platform (AEP), a device management platform (DMP), and a connected device platform (CDP). MachNation has created this guide to help dispel some of the confusion about various types of IoT platforms.

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  • Executive Summary IoT Security Landscape and Vendor Recommendations 2015

    IoT Security Landscape and Vendor Recommendations 2015 is the industry’s first comprehensive publication providing in-depth analysis of the current state of IoT cyber security and physical security. Enterprises will rely on this publication when looking to deploy a secure IoT solution. IoT technology vendors will leverage this publication to better understand security challenges and attack vectors. This report discusses MachNation’s recommended top 5 IoT security vendors: ARM, Bayshore Networks, Cisco, Intel and Wipro.

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  • IoT Security Landscape and Vendor Recommendations 2015

    IoT Security Landscape and Vendor Recommendations 2015 is the industry’s first comprehensive publication providing in-depth analysis of the current state of IoT cyber security and physical security. Enterprises will rely on this publication when looking to deploy a secure IoT solution. IoT technology vendors will leverage this publication to better understand security challenges and attack vectors. This report discusses MachNation’s recommended top 5 IoT security vendors: ARM, Bayshore Networks, Cisco, Intel and Wipro.

  • Top 5 IoT Security Challenges Enterprises Face Today

    In this document, MachNation outlines the Top 5 enterprise IoT security concerns based on a survey of IoT industry leaders like ARM, Cisco, Intel, Wipro and others.

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