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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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Digitization, ADAMOS and Cumulocity

ADAMOS puts Cumulocity at the heart of its industrial manufacturing IoT platform. ADAMOS, which describes itself as “the strategic alliance for machine and plant engineering,” has picked Cumulocity’s IoT platform to power its digitization business. The Cumulocity Application Enablement Platform (AEP) will act as the middleware allowing ADAMOS to share apps and technology tools as it aims to improve digitization in engineering. MachNation has written about the Cumulocity platform in its 2016 IoT Application Enablement […]

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Functional architecture for IoT platforms

Today, MachNation has created the industry’s first vendor-agnostic, functional architecture for IoT platforms. While much literature exists on the types of enterprise IoT platforms available, until now there was no independent source that described the detailed functional components that enterprises demand in an IoT platform. This publicly available document defines the 24 micro-services required by enterprises in their IoT platforms. IoT platform architecture (Publicly available): Enterprises are using this functional architecture to ensure IoT platform […]

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MachNation rates 18 IoT Device Management vendors in 2017 ScoreCard

Update: MachNation has published the updated 2018 IoT Device Management Scorecard with 17 vendors. MachNation announces availability of the industry’s first, global IoT Device Management ScoreCard, an in-depth evaluation and rating of 18 Internet of Things device management vendors. Executive summary (Publicly available): Full report (Client-only access): According to survey data collected from participating vendors in the scorecard, IoT device management revenue will grow at a blazing 107% in 2017 with only 33% of the revenue coming […]

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