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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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Ooredoo win offers further clarity on Software AG’s strategy for Cumulocity

A year ago, we offered three scenarios for what might happen to IoT Application Enablement Platform (AEP) developer Cumulocity following its acquisition by Software AG. We predicted Software AG might use the Cumulocity platform as core middleware around which to deploy products for business process management and analytics. Since then, various deals involving Cumulocity have helped to clarify Software AG’s strategy. This month, for example, the Doha, Qatar-based international telecommunications company Ooredoo announced it would […]

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3 Things Missing from Application Enablement Platforms

One of the most fundamental requirements of any successful large or small IoT implementation is an effective application enablement platform. An application enablement platform (AEP) is a technology-centric offering optimized to deliver a best-of-breed, industry-agnostic, extensible middleware core for building a set of interconnected or independent IoT solutions for customers. The AEP forms the heart of an IoT solution, enabling customers to develop, deploy, operate and extend their IoT implementation. An AEP provides a common […]

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World’s First Test Lab Comparing IoT Platforms

Today MachNation, the world’s leading analyst firm researching IoT platforms and middleware, has launched MachNation IoT Test Environment (MIT-E), an IoT platform test lab. MachNation developers test IoT platforms in MIT-E and provide valuable, hands-on test data to enterprises looking to evaluate and buy IoT platform services. Enterprises are seeking actual hands-on data about the performance, features and capabilities of IoT platforms. According to MachNation research, there are over 400 IoT platforms in the market worldwide. But […]

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