A closer look at the tools and companies targeting all elements of managing IoT data

IoT Data Clouds

ThingSpeak Platform

An open IoT platform that integrates with MATLAB analytics

IBM Watson IoT

Easily and securely connect devices. Quickly build IoT applications that learn from the physical world. Analyze data from any source.

Ayla Networks

Ayla Networks provides cloud platform for major hardware and application vendors.

Xively Platform

Xively is an award winning enterprise IoT platform and application solution that simplifies building and running a connected business.


EVRYTHNG offers an IoT platform targeted at consumer product manufacturers.

IoT Data Platforms

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IoT Data Visualization

DGLogik (Acquired by Acuity Brands)

DGLogik (Acquired by Acuity Brands) provides an application builder and visualization platform.

LOSANT Platform

IoT developer platform for building and visualizing real-time Internet of Things solutions with ease


IoT Data Exchanges & Marketplaces

Additional resources

Slideshare: Key Data Management Requirements for the IoT | MongoDB | 6/26/2014

Slideshare: The Internet of Things and Big Data | John Berns | 4/22/2014

Slideshare: Opportunities and Challenges of Large-scale IoT Data Analytics | Payam Barnaghi | 8/2015

Research Paper: Data Management for the Internet of Things: Design Primitives and Solution | Mervat Abu-Elkheir, Mohammad Hayajneh,Najah Abu Ali | 11/14/2013

Paper: A Fast Lightweight Time-Series Store for IoT Data (PDF) | Daniel G. Waddington, Changhui Lin | 5/9/2016

HBR Article: Using IoT Data to Understand How Your Products Perform | Satya Ramaswamy | 6/16/2016

Wired Overview Article: Internet of Things: Where Does the Data Go? | Patrick Mcfadin, Apache Cassandra| 3/2015

DataInformed Article: The Impact of the Internet of Things on Big Data | Kaushik Pal | 9/10/2015

Bastille Blog: How to Merge the IoT into Enterprise Master Data Management Programs | Dan Virgillito

Research Paper: Unlocking Value in the Fragmented World of Big Data Analytics (PDF) | Cisco IBSG | 2012

Report: The Digital Universe of Opportunities: Rich Data and the Increasing Value of the Internet of Things | IDC | 4/2014