New IDC MarketScape Evaluates Internet of Things Software Platform Providers

For more information about this IDC MarketScape, contact Stacy Crook .

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New IDC MarketScape Evaluates Internet of Things Software Platform Providers

In IDCs view, an IoT platform is a commercial software product that offers some combination of the following elements: connectivity management; device management; data ingestion, processing, and management; visualization tools; application enablement; and analytics. The IDC MarketScape assesses the strategies and capabilities of IoT platform software providers that contribute to their success in the marketplace and help anticipate its ascendancy.

The 12 vendors evaluated in the study include Amazon Web Services (AWS), Ayla Networks, Bosch Software Innovations, Fujitsu, GE Digital, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, LogMeIn, Microsoft, Oracle, PTC, and SAP.

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TheIDC MarketScapevendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of IT, telecommunications, or industry-specific suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendors position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT, telecommunications, or industry-specific vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a transparent foundation to allow companies to independently compare the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., July 10, 2017 International Data Corporation (IDC) today announced the publication of a new report,IDC MarketScape : Worldwide IoT Platforms (Software Vendors) 2017 Assessment(Doc US42033517), which provides an in-depth analysis of worldwide Internet of Things (IoT) platform software providers.

This research revealed that technology buyers should look for IoT platform software providers that offer the following attributes:

As a core technology responsible for collecting IoT data and feeding that data into analytical models and services, IoT platforms play a critical role in the IoT ecosystem, said IDCsStacy Crook, research director,Internet of Things. Organizations around the world must now decide which IoT platform offers the best alignment with their Digital Transformation goals.

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