Gartner Research

What the Large IT Hardware and Software Vendors Are Doing in the 2016 Internet of Things Market

Published: 28 June 2016

ID: G00299231

Analyst(s): Leif-Olof Wallin , Nick Jones


Leveraging vendors when not aligned with strategic direction is rarely successful. This research provides CIOs and IoT strategists with a framework to classify existing IT vendors to better understand their strategic direction and ability to support an organization's Internet of Things initiatives.

Table Of Contents


  • A Few Large IT Vendors' IoT Approach
    • Amazon Web Services
    • Cisco
    • Google
    • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
    • IBM
    • Microsoft
    • Oracle
    • SAP
  • What to Consider When Evaluating an Existing Large IT Vendor
  • What to Consider When a Large IT Vendor Acquires One of Your Existing IoT Vendors

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