Google to shut down Google Cloud IoT core in 2023: Damning verdict and advice from US analysts MachNation

Today, Google has announced that it’s shutting down Google Cloud IoT Core on August 16, 2023. According to Josh Taubenheim, MachNation‘s head IoT analyst, Google is doing this for two reasons.

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Selecting an IoT application enablement platform

The IoT application enablement platform (AEP) space has continued to grow into one of the most critical technology sectors of the Internet of Things (IoT). Enterprises realise that (1) a well-built IoT AEP saves significant development time and money in the creation and operation of an IoT solution and (2) an exceptional AEP architecture aids

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Ways to classify ‘thin’ & ‘thick’ IoT edge deployments

Edge platforms continue to play a vital role in the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem. Businesses deploying IoT solutions recognise that many optimally designed IoT solutions, especially those in the industrial vertical, take advantage of one or multiple edge components, says Josh Taubenheim, IoT technology analyst at MachNation.

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How reliable is your IoT platform?

Surprisingly, reliability is not the most important priority for most IoT platform vendors, but it’s incredibly important for enterprise customers. Reliability is defined in the Merriam-Webster online dictionary as, “the extent to which an experiment, test, or measuring procedure yields the same results on repeated trials.”

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MachNation releases its 2022 IoT application enablement platform ScoreCard

The IoT application enablement space has continued to grow into one of the most critical technology sectors of the Internet of Things (IoT). Enterprises realise that a well-built IoT application enablement platform (AEP) saves significant development time and money in the creation and operation of an IoT solution.

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How to measure IoT scalability in the real world

Everyone loves a scalable product. When you purchase a new laptop, car, or movie-streaming service, scalability might be one of your criteria. For example, does your new laptop have the memory and RAM to handle your future work-related requirements? Does your automobile have enough seats to hold your growing family and all of its trappings?

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Software AG selects MachNation performance testing solution as it focuses on resilient IoT

Enterprise software and digital services provider Software AG has selected new IoT performance testing software to conduct IoT performance testing and tuning of Cumulocity IoT.

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Optimum device management is key to successful IoT deployment

Excellent device management is critical to any Internet of Things (IoT) deployment, says Josh Taubenheim, IoT analyst at the US-based IoT test and research organisation, MachNation. Here he describes the four requirements to consider when choosing an IoT device management vendor.

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MachNation’s 2020 IoT device management scorecard rates 13 IoT platform vendors

MachNation’s 2020 IoT Device Management (DM) ScoreCard, an in-depth rating of 13 Internet of Things (IoT) device management platform vendors, is now available.

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IoT platform architecture updated by MachNation

MachNation has published an update to its Internet of Things (IoT) platform functional architecture.

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Killed off by NTT DoCoMo: NB-IoT still kicking globally, but for how long?

Japan’s telco, NTT DoCoMo, shut down its NarrowBand-IoT (NB-IoT) network on March 31st. Coming barely a year after NTT’s services were launched,  Jeremy Cowan editorial director of IoT Now turned to industry watchers for their views on the decision and what lies ahead for NB-IoT.

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MachNation software for IoT platform performance testing also verifies vendors’ scalability claims

MachNation, a testing and benchmarking firm for IoT platforms, has launched MIT-E Performance (MIT-E Pf).

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The Trusted IoT Alliance announces competitors for its Smart E-Mobility Challenge

The Trusted IoT Alliance (TIoTA), an ecosystem of more than 50 companies working together to build open source trusted systems for IoT with blockchain and related technologies,

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MachNation publishes 2019 IoT Edge ScoreCard that rates 17 IoT edge platform vendors

MachNation is making its 2019 IoT Edge ScoreCard available. This is an in-depth rating of 17 Internet of Things (IoT) edge platform vendors.

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TIoTA and MachNation team up to present trusted IoT challenges worldwide

The Trusted IoT Alliance (TIoTA), an ecosystem of more than 50 companies working together to build open source trusted systems for IoT with blockchain and related technologies, and MachNation, a global independent IoT research and benchmarking firm, introduced an initiative to stage a series of Trusted IoT Challenges worldwide.

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Arm follows Stream purchase with acquisition of Treasure Data heralding a device-to-data IoT platform

Arm acquired enterprise data management provider, Treasure Data. The move also signals the launch of a new device-to-data IoT platform.

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