10 Best IoT Platforms in 2019

By : |January 30, 2019 0

Internet of Things (IoT) is among the fastest growing industries in the present time. We can see connected device in our homes and offices, even now Indian car manufacturers are using IoT solution to connect our cars to offer smarter and effective commute.

The objective of connecting devices using IoT is to communicate information. This implementation involved in building IoT platform and there are some giants and top IoT players that we talked previously 5 best IoT platforms, now we are looking ahead for some more players in the industry with some unique features.

First set of 5 best IoT platforms –

Amazon IoT

Amazon Web Services IoT Core is a platform that enables you to connect devices to AWS Services and other devices, secure data and interactions, process and act upon device data and enable applications to interact with devices even when they are offline.

Google Cloud IoT


Google Cloud IoT is a complete set of tools to connect, process, store, and analyze data both at the edge and in the cloud. The platform consists of scalable, fully-managed cloud services; an integrated software stack for edge/on-premises computing with machine learning capabilities for all your IoT needs.

Microsoft Azure IoT

Drive your digital transformation by gaining insights from your connected devices. Turn those insights into action with powerful applications built on the industry-leading platform for IoT development. From manufacturing to transportation to retail, start fueling new revenue and business opportunities with Microsoft IoT solutions designed for industry needs.

Oracle Internet of Things

Gain new data-driven insights and drive actions from Internet of Things (IoT) data, enabling your business to deliver innovative new services faster than your competitors, with less risk. Securely connect, analyze, and integrate real-time IoT data, at scale, between connected devices and your enterprise applications.

IBM Watson Internet of Things

IBM Watson has advanced analytics and AI, as well as the ability to quickly collect and connect devices. Organizations today are challenged in deploying IoT and getting the most out of their investment. In order to succeed, businesses need to focus on developing the right tools, services, applications and integrations with IoT.

Next set of top 5 IoT platforms

SAP Cloud Platform Internet of Things

The SAP Cloud Platform Internet of Things service for the Cloud Foundry environment connects devices to SAP Cloud Platform to provide scalable ingestion of IoT data and device management. The respective services provide a secure connection to remote devices using a broad variety of IoT protocols and manage the device lifecycle from onboarding to decommissioning.

Key features

# Manage at scale – Manage complete lifecycle of a large number of IoT devices from onboarding to decommissioning.

# Connect securely – Use a wide variety of Internet of Things protocols to connect securely to devices.

# Collect and process sensor data – Collect and process sensor data at scale and store it on the SAP Cloud Platform for use by other applications.

# Connect remote devices – Collect sensor data from remote devices based on rules using locally-installed IoT Gateway.

# Send commands – Switch off device or trigger software updates by sending commands from SAP Cloud Platform IoT to sensors.

# Build protocol adapters and interceptors – Use the SAP Cloud Platform Internet of Things SDK to build communication protocol adapters and interceptors.


Salesforce IoT

Salesforce IoT helps businesses monetise their investment In IoT by routing data generated from connected devices directly into Salesforce, where sales, service, marketing, and other teams can act on it. Businesses now have the ability to add meaningful business value to every connected device with Salesforce IoT.

Key features

# Get more business value from your connected devices – Spot real business opportunities based on actual users and usage. Link IoT device data with customer context to create more engaging experiences across all of your connected products.

# Try out new business ideas without bothering IT – Create your own IoT programs using our intuitive UI based on business logic, not code. Easily set up IoT orchestrations, test engagement models, and iterate quickly.

# Improve every part of the customer experience – Sell, service, and market to your customers with more insight and relevance. Get the whole picture by connecting all your IoT data across all of Salesforce.

# Innovate more using artificial intelligence – Get smarter about your IoT data using Einstein, our built-in AI. Make better decisions using intelligent predictions and recommendations in whatever app you’re using.


Cisco IoT

Cisco’s highly scalable, flexible, secure and easy-to-deploy industrial IoT platforms support you to improve up-time, lower operating costs and future-proof your investments.

Key Features

# IoT networking – Deploy Cisco industrial networking solutions for robust, automated, and highly secure connectivity for the extended enterprise.

# IoT data management – Get maximum value from your IoT data by engaging the Cisco Kinetic IoT platform to extract, compute, and move your data.

# IoT management – Keep IoT operations running smoothly. Use familiar tools, such as Cisco DNA Center and Field Network Director, to integrate IT and OT infrastructure.

# Built-in security – Protect your IoT deployment against threats with a secure IoT solution architecture enhanced with IoT security services.


Bosch IoT Suite

Bosch Software Innovations’ IoT platform allows you to realize innovative business models in the Internet of Things and cross-domain applications. The Bosch IoT Suite is a flexible IoT platform based on open standards and open source.

Key Features

# Cloud services meet the requirements typical of IoT projects.

# Software developers can quickly set up prototype applications before implementing them, deploying them within minutes, and operating them at high availability.

# Highly scalable cloud services with device management capabilities of the Bosch IoT Suite can also be used stand-alone on-premise and as hosted service on different clouds.

# OSGi-based Bosch IoT Gateway Software is ready to be used in different domains for the realization of gateway-based IoT scenarios.


ThingWorx IoT Platform

IoT development is all about transforming data. If your data is in motion, streaming from sensors, or at rest, sitting in an Enterprise Data store, ThingWorx easily classifies that data into information that is then stored internally using a Thing Model. Built-in analytics tools allow you to rapidly unlock actionable insights from your information to be displayed in dashboards or acted on in real time using ThingWorx built-in machine learning analytics.

Key Features

# Secure – The platform manages communication between systems, people, and Things, and handles data transformation, data persistence, and business logic so you can focus on developing your application.

# Experience – Create and design engaging experiences for your customers by leveraging the robust set of pre-built widgets and drag-and-drop GUI IDE to create dynamic applications.

# Build – Build your IoT application with ThingWorx’s simple drag-and-drop GUI development environment. With a properly-constructed framework, your application will be scalable, flexible and more secure.

# Analyze – Convert data readings from your devices into information that’s easy to understand. Automate, instead of manually coding and maintaining predictive models.

# Connect – Connect devices to our robust ThingWorx platform and rapidly scale your application deployment.

# Manage – Manage your connected systems, applications and devices on our platform. Utilize ThingWorx’s comprehensive set of tools and features that improve visibility and control over your IoT systems.


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