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IoT Platforms - Technology-centric offerings at the core of the IoT

IoT Platforms – Technology-centric offerings at the core of the Internet of Things

This report explores technological innovations in the IoT platform business, encompassing five distinct categories:

  • Infrastructure as a service
  • Application enablement platforms (AEPs)
  • IoT device management platform (DMP)
  • IoT connectivity management platform (CMP)
  • IoT analytics platform (AP)
After an analysis of the main strengths and weaknesses, business models (including pricing schemes), it takes a detailed look at how the players are positioned in each category.


1. Executive Summary
2. Introduction
2.1. IoT Platforms – Introduction
2.2. IoT platforms – Classification
2.3. Main players, by type of IoT platform
2.4. Main players, by type of vendor
3. Main layers
3.1. Infrastructure as a service
3.2. Application enablement platforms (AEPs)
3.3. IoT device management platform (DMP)
3.4. IoT connectivity management platform (CMP)
3.5. IoT analytics platforms (AP)
3.6. Main IoT platform vendors’ positioning
List of tables and figures
Hierarchy in the IoT ecosystem and the role of IoT platforms
IoT platform types described in brief
The major players in the IoT platform ecosystem
IoT platform vendor companies, by type
Example of an IaaS
Key IoT IaaS players
AEP model
Key AEP players
Key IoT DMP players
Key IoT CMP players
Ecosystem of IoT analytics platforms
Key IoT AP players
IoT platform market leaders

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