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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A Week in IoT: How secure are your devices, and your elderly?

Well, this week’s themes are BIG. Fundamental flaws in chip security are affecting all kinds of IoT devices, and big players like Intel and Apple are in the frame as they scramble to patch the problem. ‘Does the IoT have the device management tools needed to fix this?’ asks Jeremy Cowan. One analyst doubts it.

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Telit updates IoT portal so users can switch network providers ‘on the fly’ and ensure data continuity

Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced major updates to their IoT Portal. Now, users can switch network providers on the fly, ensure data continuity,

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Verizon to acquire Fleetmatics for US$2.4bn

Verizon Communications Inc. and Fleetmatics Group PLC have entered an agreement under which Verizon will acquire Fleetmatics, a global provider of fleet and mobile workforce management solutions.

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MachNation forecasts US$83bn in IoT application enablement revenue in 2025

IoT industry analyst firm, MachNation, has announced the publication of what it says is the industry’s first IoT Platform-Enabled Solutions (PES) ScoreCard and IoT AEP worldwide forecast.

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Cisco’s US$1.4bn acquisition of Jasper shows determination to gain a stronghold in IoT

San Jose, CA, USA. February 3, 2016 – Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO) today announced its intention to acquire Jasper Technologies, Inc., a privately-held company based in Santa Clara. Jasper delivers a cloud-based IoT service platform to help enterprises and service providers launch, manage and monetise Internet of Things services globally.

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MachNation identifies 10 AEPs that meet enterprises’ criteria for providing IoT solutions

After an in-depth evaluation process, MachNation identifies 10 AEPs that meet enterprises’ criteria for providing IoT solutions.

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Analyst report from MachNation recommends five IoT security vendors

MachNation, Inc. has announced the availability of what it describes as “a first-of-its-kind research publication”.

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