Niche Player: Accenture
Accenture's Connected Platforms as a Service (CPaaS) is a hybrid, industry-agnostic stand-alone software solution. The multi-cloud platform supports common open-source technologies in areas such as protocols, data management and analytics. CPaaS spans the full range of required IIoT platform components, and is extensible and configurable for specific customer needs.
Vertical industries include heavy industrial manufacturing, automotive, utilities, natural resources, and transportation and logistics. Deployments leverage the company's professional services for design, configuration and delivery -- including customization of analytics and applications. Accenture ranks No. 3 for execution and among the middle of the pack for vision on the quadrant.