MachNation, a pioneer of detailed independent technology assessments - exclusively dedicated to testing and researching Internet of Things (IoT) platforms, middleware, and services - has rated Software AG’s Cumulocity IoT platform as a leader in device management among 17 vendors.
MachNation cited Cumulocity IoT’s excellence in device lifecycle management and support for LWM2M - plus its powerful dashboarding capabilities - in its report, the 2018 IoT Device Management Scorecard. This is the second year in a row that Cumulocity IoT has achieved this important recognition from MachNation.
The MachNation report said: “Software AG has a particularly strong offering in the growing IoT device management ecosystem. MachNation believes this strength comes from its excellent device management capabilities; highly extensible device management dashboard capabilities and support for LWM2M.”
IoT device management is one of the most complex parts of IoT architecture and an equally critically important component in IoT deployments. Cumulocity IoT is unique in that it provides enterprises with the ability to very quickly start limited-scale, cloud-based IoT projects. As their sophistication grows customers can be confident that the platform and IoT services will grow effortlessly with them. Enterprises can develop and implement IoT services with the optimal balance between risk and ambition - at their pace, at their choice.
Dima Tokar, co-founder and head analyst at MachNation, said: “Enterprises should evaluate their IoT device management software based on requirements across four categories: excellence in lifecycle management capabilities; a cogent and robust architecture and security model; and a forward-thinking business strategy. By leveraging these requirements, enterprises ensure they are selecting a best-in-class platform for management of IoT devices. By choosing the right, high-quality device management, enterprises position themselves for long-term success in their IoT solution deployments.”
The Cumulocity IoT platform operates across cloud, on premise and edge – providing enterprises and service providers with total freedom and choice in designing, building, deploying and upgrading enterprise IoT platform, solutions and services. Cumulocity IoT provides an open and comprehensive device management solution that helps enterprises and Service Providers address the challenge of deploying, managing and analyzing connected IoT assets – with no vendor lock in.
We are thrilled with this most recent recognition of Cumulocity IoT’s device management capabilities.
An excerpt of the MachNation Scorecard can be downloaded below.