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Mozilla launches open source IoT platform

On April 18th, 2019 Mozilla announced Mozilla WebThings. WebThings is an open source platform aimed at helping consumers connect and monitor IoT devices, presumably in their homes. However, MachNation believes these types of open source platforms have applicability in both enterprise and consumer environments. WebThings was previously called “Project Things,” which is an implementation of the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Web of Things Standard. MachNation has discussed the value of an open source IoT […]

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Updated functional architecture for IoT platforms

MachNation has published an update to our highly demanded IoT platform functional architecture. This publicly available document defines the 8 services categories and 31 microservices required by enterprises in their IoT platforms. IoT platform architecture (Publicly available): Enterprises are using this functional architecture to ensure IoT platform RFXs have the relevant product category questions create their use-case specific IoT solution architectures determine functionality gaps in current their current IoT platform product portfolio No other analyst […]

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Nanotron chooses ClearBlade’s IoT edge capabilities

In January, 2018, we rated ClearBlade as an Application Enablement Platform (AEP) vendor to watch on account of its particularly strong IoT edge computing capabilities. Now the company’s capabilities have secured it a deal with Nanotron Technologies, a German location awareness systems developer. Austin, Texas-based ClearBlade’s AEP middleware will be integrated into Nanotron’s advanced tracking software, according to a recent announcement. Nanotron is looking for ClearBlade’s platform to carry out IoT device maintenance and security […]

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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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3 Things Missing from Device Management Platforms

A core component of any successful large or small IoT implementation is an effective device management solution. An IoT device management platform (DMP) is an offering that provides device lifecycle management functionality associated with the deployment and management of IoT assets. Typical IoT assets include IoT gateways, retrofitted and new industrial equipment and low-powered Linux-based devices. Typical DMP functionality includes asset provisioning, firmware upgrades, security patching, alerting and reporting on specific metrics associated with IoT […]

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