Top Platforms For The Internet of Things
As more vendors put Internet of Things platforms on the market, research firm IDC has pinpointed the "leaders" in the space.
According to IDC, an IoT platform is a commercial software product that combines connectivity capabilities, management of IoT endpoints, ingestion of data, visualization tools and IoT apps. The vendors listed in IDC's study needed to have a commercial platform by December 2016, offer horizontally appropriate capabilities that could sell into multiple verticals and provide three customers references that had been using the product for six months or more.
Here are IDC's five worldwide Internet of Things platform vendor "leaders."