How do you decide which IoT suite, data lake management offering or enterprise group messaging app to deploy? Step one: use a Constellation ShortList™ to focus your search. Constellation ShortLists provide a guide for early adopters researching technology offerings for their organizations.
Today Constellation Research published a collection of Constellation ShortLists, including one about The Internet of Things Platforms and Middleware. Why the Internet of Things?
IoT is more than just a buzzword; it already has practical applications in business and is positioned to be a driving force in the next phase of technological innovation. With everything from cars, phones, appliances, and even dogs becoming more connected, forward-thinking businesses are rethinking their business models to take advantage of IoT. The Constellation ShortList for The Internet of Things Platforms and Middleware identifies IoT companies to watch across four categories - Major IT Vendors, Open Source, Specialist Enterprise and Industrial Automation.
Here are the companies that topped the list:
- AWS IoT Platform
- Apache NiFi
- Asset Mapping
- Bosch IoT Suite
- Cisco IOT Cloud Connect
- Ericsson Device Connection Platform
- IBM Watson IOT Platform
- Plat.One IoT & M2M (by SAP)
Constellation advises early adopters using disruptive technologies on how to achieve business model transformation. Products and services named to this Constellation ShortList meet the threshold criteria for each category as determined by Constellation Research through client inquiries, partner conversations, customer references, vendor selection projects, market share and internal research.
Additional lists released today include:
- Cloud-Based Performance Management
- Cloud Identity Management
- Configure Price Quote (CPQ)
- Customer Experience (CX): IOT Platforms
- Data Lake Management
- Distributed Ledger Technology Labs
- Enterprise Group Messaging: Conversation Focus
- Global HCM Suites
- Smart Services Digital Monetization Platforms
Over the next five weeks, we will release nearly 40 Constellation ShortLists authored by our analysts across a range of technologies. If you don't see a list that applies to your technology needs, check back each Wednesday through early November, or inquire directly by contacting ShortList@contellationr.com.
For more information, visit https://www.constellationr.com/shortlist.