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  • Whitepaper: Five requirements of a leading IoT edge platform

    Enterprises are building IoT solutions to increase productivity, reduce operational costs, improve safety and provide higher levels of service. But they face a number of challenges when deploying IoT solutions in many types of environments. For example, the environment for a national freight railroad system is so geographically dispersed that intensive IoT data transmission costs would undermine total project ROI. The environment for a manufacturing plant has so many brownfield assets that a solution not […]

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  • Microsoft Azure IoT Suite and Hub – IoT Device Management Vendor Profile

    Azure is Microsoft’s flagship cloud product, providing an enterprise-grade cloud platform for outside customers as well as several of Microsoft’s own products (such as Office365 and OneDrive). Before the 2015 announcement of Azure IoT Suite at its annual Microsoft Convergence conference, Microsoft was already well-placed in the IoT market with its Azure IoT Services, key to early-stage development of IoT products. This vendor profile discusses Microsoft Azure’s offerings for IoT platforms. MachNation has also evaluated […]

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) – IoT Device Management Vendor Profile

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the subsidiary of Amazon that offers cloud-based computing products and services. The present-day iteration of AWS officially launched in 2006 with the release of Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) — Amazon’s first scalable object storage solution. AWS entered the Internet of Things (IoT) market in late 2015 with AWS IoT, a managed cloud platform for collecting, processing and transferring data from connected devices. This vendor profile discussses AWS’ IoT platform […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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.

  • Whitepaper: five key traits of leading IoT Application Enablement Platforms (AEPs)

    An application enablement platform (AEP) is a critically important component of an IoT solution. MachNation research suggests there are five key traits that determine the quality of an AEP including a flexible deployment model; a focus on the developer persona; sophisticated management capabilities; the comprehensiveness of the overall platform; and a well-executed partnership strategy. In this whitepaper, MachNation outlines each trait in detail and explains why these five characteristics should be used by savvy buyers […]

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  • Empowering partners with an integrated IoT application, network and device management platform

    MachNation discusses key characteristics’ of Davra Networks’ RuBAN Application Enablement Platform (AEP).

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