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IoT Cloud Platform Landscape

Find and compare IoT Cloud Platform providers. Quickly narrow your choices based on your feature requirements, vertical market focus and vendor hardware integrations.

Developing for the Internet of Things is a complex endeavor, and nobody wants to do it from scratch. IoT data platforms offer a jumping-off point by combining many of the tools needed to manage a deployment from device management to data prediction and insights into one service.

Providers of platforms include pure-play 3rd party platforms, hardware vendors, connectivity providers, and system integrators.

The following Channel Guide will help you:

  • Help narrow down your platform requirements (end-to-end, open source, etc)
  • Filter based on feature sets, API, architecture, apps and pricing.
  • Comparisons based on platform focus (analytics, mobile, device integrations)

11/01/2019

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Publicly Traded

IoT Cloud Platform solutions backed by large publicly traded companies.

Artik Cloud
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Highlights

  • Our end-to-end ecosystem strategy means you don’t have to develop your own modules, network stack, or cloud on-boarding
  • Java/Android, ObjC (iOS and Mac), Python, Ruby and more SDKs.
  • REST/HTTP, websockets, MQTT, and CoAP support
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Autodesk Fusion Connect
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Highlights

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GE Predix
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Highlights

  • Supports over 60 regulatory frameworks worldwide.
  • Predix Services
  • Based on Pivotal Cloud Foundry
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Google Cloud IoT
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Highlights

  • Take advantage of Google’s heritage of web-scale processing, analytics, and machine intelligence.
  • Utilizes Google's global fiber network (70 points of presence across 33 countries) for ultra-low latency
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ThingWorx (Acquired by PTC)
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Highlights

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Salesforce IoT Cloud
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Highlights

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Xively Platform
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Highlights

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Zebra Zatar Cloud
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Highlights

  • ARM mbed OS IoT Starter Kit
  • Zatar offers an open Application API for creating custom applications, a Device API for connecting smarter devices and a portfolio of IoT applications for implementing IoT solutions.
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WebNMS Platform
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Highlights

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  • Free Demo
  • https://www.webnms.com/iot/request-demo.html

User & Technical

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Open Source

Data management services with open source licenses

Macchina Platform
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Highlights

  • Open Source
  • macchina.io implements a web-enabled, modular and extensible C++ and JavaScript runtime environment
  • Runs on Embedded Linux devices with as little as 32 MB of RAM
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User & Technical

SiteWhere Platform
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Highlights

  • CPAL 1.0 open source license
  • Connect devices with MQTT, AMQP, Stomp, and other protocols
  • Integrates with Azure EventHub
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User & Technical

ThingSpeak Platform
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Highlights

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User & Technical

DIY Friendly

Popular maker friendly platforms with integration with Arduino, Raspi and other DIY hardware platforms

Carriots Platform
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Highlights

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Reviews

User & Technical

Initial State Platform
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Highlights

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User & Technical

LOSANT Platform
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Highlights

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Apps

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Download5

User & Technical

Temboo Platform
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Highlights

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Reviews

User & Technical

Ubidots Platform
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Highlights

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Reviews

User & Technical

End-to-End Platforms

Overview of IoT platforms designed from the ground up based on supplied hardware

Samsara Platform
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Highlights

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User & Technical

B+B SmartWorx (Acquired by Advantech)
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User & Technical

Particle Cloud
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Highlights

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Apps

Download3.5

Download4.3

Connectivity Driven

Comparison of providers where connectivity is the primary entry point to data management platform

Hologram
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Highlights

  • Pay-As-You-Go Plans (Coverage in 100 Counties)
  • Safely deploy and manage firmware across your devices
  • integrate your product with other web services
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Provider List Comparison

A directory list of platform providers based on feature sets, hardware/language support, etc

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Additional resources

Common IoT Platform Features

Edge System Management & Connections Insights & Actions
Device / User Management Cloud Connectors Dashboards / Visualizations / Apps
Roles & Permissioning Event Logic / Alerts Application Builders
Local Cloud Gateway Subscriptions / Billing Data Marketplaces
Libraries Adapters / SDKs APIs Turn-key Vertical Applications
Security & Access Controls OTA firmware and software updates Predictive / Prescriptive Analytics
Identity Management Storage / App Hosting Voice Interface / AR / MR / VR Integrations

In-depth Technical Comparisons

Making a decision:

Paid Research and Market Reports (IoT Market Reports)

Major Acquisitions in Platform Space

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View Complete list of IoT acquisitions here.

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Trevor Harwood


Trevor has been following the IoT and its implications since 2009. He is most interested in how we can utilize technology and connectivity to reduce resource usage.


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