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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Industrial IoT Platforms


CIOs in industrial enterprises must approach IIoT platforms cautiously. Adoption is accelerating, but complex IT/OT integration is emergent and often focused on narrowly defined outcomes. Focus on intra- and interplatform integration, along with data and device management, to ensure platforms scale.

Published: 25 June 2019

ID: G00363999

Analyst(s): Eric Goodness , Scot Kim , Ted Friedman , Alfonso Velosa , Emil Berthelsen , Amitesh Shrivastava

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

  • IIoT Platform Capabilities
  • Targeted Industrial Enterprises
  • Differentiating the IIoT Platform for General IoT

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Accenture
    • Altizon
    • Atos
    • Davra
    • Eurotech
    • Exosite
    • Flutura
    • GE Digital
    • Hitachi
    • IBM
    • Litmus Automation
    • Oracle
    • PTC
    • QiO
    • Software AG
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped
    • Notable Vendors to Consider for IIoT
    • ABB
    • Alibaba
    • AWS
    • Huawei
    • IoT.nxt
    • Microsoft
    • Schneider Electric
    • Siemens

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Gartner Technology and Market Criteria for IIoT Platforms
    • Platform Deployment
    • IIoT Platform Offered as Horizontal, Stand-Alone Platform Offering
    • Cloud Hybrid Versus Edge Versus On-Premises Deployments

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
    • Product/Service
    • Overall Viability (Business Unit, Financial, Strategy and Organization)
    • Sales Execution/Pricing
    • Market Responsiveness and Track Record
    • Marketing Execution
    • Customer Experience
    • Operations
  • Completeness of Vision
    • Market Understanding
  • Marketing Strategy
    • Sales Strategy
    • Offering (Product) Strategy
    • Business Model
    • Vertical/Industry Strategy
    • Innovation
    • Geographic Strategy
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players


  • How to Use This Magic Quadrant

Market Overview

  • IoT-OT Convergence and Virtualized and Software-Defined Control
  • Managed IoT Services in Industrial Enterprises

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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