IoT can be defined as an interconnected system in which devices are connected using network communication technologies. IoT device management is the backbone of an IoT architecture that enables communication between devices or things. IoT device management software provides provisioning, monitoring, authentication, device configuration, software update, and patch management, all of which are indispensable requirements for IoT deployment. Thus, IoT device management aims at managing the exponentially growing IoT devices, providing extraordinary customer experience, maximum uptime, and device security.

VISIONARY LEADERS

Visionary leaders are the leading market players in terms of new developments such as product launches, innovative technologies, and the adoption of growth strategies. These players have a broad product offering that caters to most of the regions globally. Visionary leaders primarily focus on acquiring the leading market position through their strong financial capabilities and their well-established brand equity.

INNOVATORS

Innovators in the competitive leadership mapping are vendors that have demonstrated substantial product innovations as compared to their competitors. The companies have focused on product portfolios. However, they do not have very strong growth strategies for their overall business, when compared with the visionary leaders.

DYNAMIC DIFFERENTIATORS

Dynamic Differentiators are established players with very strong business strategies. However, they have a weaker product portfolio compared to the visionary leaders. They generally focus only on a specific type of technology related to the product.

EMERGING COMPANIES

Emerging companies have niche product and service offerings. Their business strategies are not as strong as that of the established vendors. The emerging vendors include the new entrants in the market, emerging in terms of product portfolio and geographic reach, and require time to gain significant traction in the market.

IoT device management solutions find enormous applications in the healthcare vertical; for instance, in monitoring and notifying a patient’s medical health parameters and medication. Additionally, IoT telecom services are applied for easy monitoring and ad-hoc patient diagnosis, offering automation in operations. The latest IoT-enabled diagnostics devices combined with lab-on-chip technologies have opened innovative treatment opportunities to further arrest the progression of various serious diseases. The transportation and logistics vertical are facing challenges in tracking their logistics components, including trucks and drivers, among various others to achieve automation and scalability in their operations. IoT application in connected logistics allows clients and logistics providers to make quick adjustments, in case there is any delay in shipments. IoT services strengthen supply chain management by offering transparency so that the users can take effective decisions in real-time. IoT is empowering the utility vertical by offering smart services such as smart grid for energy consumption, smart gas metering, and smart water metering. The smart utility domain manages the infrastructure which offers vital services to communities such as water, electricity, and gas. IoT plays a key role in the manufacturing application through identification technologies. By using smart devices such as sensors, actuators, and tags, the production processes can be optimized, and the entire lifecycle of objects from production to delivery can be monitored. By tagging items and containers, the status of the shop, location, and disposition of materials, and the status of production machines can be obtained.

Last updated on: Oct 16, 2019
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IoT Device Management Quadrant

Comparing 57 vendors in IoT Device Management across 85 criteria.

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EVALUATION CRITERIA

Below criteria are most commonly used for comparing IoT Device Management tools.
  • Support
    • Support Activities Provided
      • Customer support service
      • Documentation
      • Support Program
      • Support Training
    • Frequency of Support Service Offered
      • Bi-Annually
  • Feature and Functionality
    • Focus on Innovation
    • R&D Expenditure
    • Solution Features Offered
      • Real-Time Streaming Analytics
      • Data Analytics and Visualization
      • Security Solutions
      • Data Management
    • Services Offered
      • Integration
      • Consulting Services
      • Support and Maintenance Services
      • Managed Services
    • Enterpises Catered
      • Large Enterprises
  • Deployment
    • Preferred Medium of Delivery of Support Services
      • On-Site Support
      • Remote Support
    • Deploment Model
      • Public
      • Private
      • Hybrid

TOP VENDORS

  • 1

    Microsoft announced two new offerings for the streamlining of IoT device management: Azure IoT Hub device management and the Azure IoT Gateway software development kit. These products help developers, IT managers, and Operational Technology (OT) operators to efficiently manage IoT deployments. These platforms manage data from devices such as sensors, single purpose microcontrollers, and gateways.

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    • Enterprise
    • Washington, USA
    • Founded: 1975
    • More than $100 BN
    • 1,00,001 to 5,00,000
  • 2

    Oracle offers reliable IoT device management platform and solution with the help of ODCS, which is involved in managing configuration changes, firmware updates, security, and compatibility issues.

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    • Enterprise
    • California, USA
    • Founded: 1977
    • $10BN to $50BN
    • 1,00,001 to 5,00,000
  • 3

    IBM offers a significant breadth of offerings in the IoT device management arena and provides enhanced features and functionalities to its commercial customers.

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    • Enterprise
    • New York, USA
    • Founded: 1911
    • $50BN to $100BN
    • 1,00,001 to 5,00,000
  • 4

    PTC leads the IoT market by providing robust IoT offerings. The company has been actively adopting organic and inorganic growth strategies. For instance, the company acquired Axeda and ColdLight to deliver the world’s first complete and purpose-built IoT platform.

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    • Enterprise
    • 1 to 50
  • 5

    Wind River Helix has a comprehensive portfolio of software solutions for harnessing intelligence to drive innovation and business transformation. It provides software and tools for developing infrastructure for the IoT.

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    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
  • 6

    The company offers a wide range portfolio of integrated products and services for end-to-end IoT deployments. These products and services include cellular communication modules in all technologies, GNSS, short-to-long range wireless modules, IoT modules, IoT connectivity plans, and IoT platform services. The IoT modules include automotive IoT modules, short-range wireless IoT modules, cellular IoT modules, and GNSS positioning IoT modules.

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    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
  • 7

    Cumulocity’s device and application management platform is instrumental in reducing the complexities of IoT, and allows the scalable and flexible management of millions of heterogeneous devices connected over the network. It manages the status of newly-connected devices, monitors the connection quality and the service status of devices, manages the software and the firmware on devices, including the credentials of devices, and helps to remotely locate, monitor, control, and troubleshoot the connected devices.

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    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
    • Enterprise
    • San Diego, California, US
    • Founded: 2005
    • 51 to 100
    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
    • Enterprise
    • Taipei, Taiwan
    • Founded: 1981
    • $101MN to $500MN
    • 5,001 to 10,000
  • 13

    Aeris provides a wide array of device management solutions and services for its commercial clients in the IoT arena across the globe. The company offers reliable IoT device management solutions and services, including M2M solutions and services that help IoT vendors and CSPs build profitable IoT businesses. Aeris’ flagship platform, AerPort, has been instrumental in offering advanced functionalities in different areas of IoT device management, including device traffic management and alert management.

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    • Startup
    • California, USA
    • Founded: 1992
    • $11MN to $50MN
    • 51 to 100
    • Startup
    • Aliso Viejo, California, United States
    • Founded: 1982
    • $11MN to $50MN
    • 101 to 500
    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
  • 16

    Xively offers a wide range of products, which includes IoT platforms, connected product management, and product launcher platform for its commercial customers across the globe. The company also offers a reliable IoT device management platform and solution under its flagship Xively IoT platform, which provides the scalability necessary for deploying large numbers of heterogeneous devices.

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    • Enterprise
    • London, UK
    • Founded: 2007
    • 51 to 100
    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
  • 18

    Zentri is emerging as a secure IoT platform provider that helps commercial customers to install software on embedded devices and developers to create mobile apps which work jointly with the connected products and the cloud. The company’s device control and management products and services, including cloud-based monitoring, are widely adopted by various enterprises and commercial customers in the market. This has helped Zentri to gain a competitive advantage in the market and increase its customer base and market share.

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    • Enterprise
    • Los Gatos, California, US
    • Founded: 2013
    • Enterprise
    • Taipei, Taiwan
    • Founded: 2002
    • 51 to 100
    • Enterprise
    • London, UK
    • Founded: 2013
    • Enterprise
    • Mountain View, California, US
    • Founded: 2005
    • 51 to 100
    • Startup
    • Texas, USA
    • Founded: 1996
    • Below $10 MN
    • 51 to 100
    • Startup
    • Oulu, Finland
    • Founded: 2002
    • Below $10 MN
    • 51 to 100
  • 24

    Enhanced Telecommunications Inc. offers a wide range of products, which includes service assurance, service management, device management, and IP services to its commercial customers across the globe. It offers reliable device management solutions and services, including Auto Configuration Server (ACS), device management, IoT device management, integrated ACS, field tech ACS, tips and tricks for device management, and device testing.

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    • Startup
    • Founded: 1933
    • $11MN to $50MN
    • 101 to 500
    • Enterprise
    • 1 to 50
    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
    • Enterprise
    • Bezons, France
    • $11MN to $50MN
    • 1,00,001 to 5,00,000
    • Enterprise
    • 1 to 50
    • Startup
    • 501 to 1,000
  • 30
    • Enterprise
    • 1 to 50
    • Enterprise
    • 1 to 50
    • Enterprise
    • 1,00,001 to 5,00,000
    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
    • Enterprise
    • San Jose, California, US
    • Founded: 1994
    • $500MN to $1BN
    • 1,001 to 5,000
    • SME
    • Udine, Italy
    • Founded: 1992
    • 101 to 500
  • 36
    • Enterprise
    • 1 to 50
    • Enterprise
    • 1 to 50
    • Enterprise
    • Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    • Founded: 1938
    • $10BN to $50BN
    • 40,001 to 45,000
    • Enterprise
    • 1 to 50
    • Enterprise
    • 1 to 50
    • SME
    • Waltham, Massachusetts, US
    • Founded: 1993
    • $101MN to $500MN
    • 1,001 to 5,000
    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
    • Enterprise
    • 1 to 50
    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
    • SME
    • 5,001 to 10,000
    • Enterprise
    • 1 to 50
    • Enterprise
    • 1 to 50
    • Enterprise
    • North Carolina, USA
    • Founded: 1976
    • $1BN to $5BN
    • 10,001 to 15,000
    • Startup
    • 101 to 500
    • Enterprise
    • 1 to 50

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