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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Industrial IoT Platforms


CIOs in industrial enterprises serve larger roles in the selection of IIoT platforms. Complex IT/OT integration is accelerating as first-generation solutions evolve and trust develops in operations. CIOs must focus on the long-term potential of IIoT platforms in addition to near-term impact.

Published: 19 October 2020

ID: G00436179

Analyst(s): Eric Goodness , Alfonso Velosa , Ted Friedman , Emil Berthelsen , Scot Kim , Peter Havart-Simkin , Katell Thielemann

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

  • IIoT Platforms
    • IIoT Platform Capabilities
  • Targeted Industrial Enterprises

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Altizon
    • AWS
    • Braincube
    • Davra
    • Eurotech
    • Exosite
    • Flutura
    • GE Digital
    • Hitachi
    • IBM
    • Litmus
    • Microsoft
    • Oracle
    • PTC
    • QiO
    • Samsung SDS
    • Software AG
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped
    • Notable Vendors to Consider for IIoT

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

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


Market Overview

  • The Future of the IIoT Edge Is Container-Based
  • IoT Remains the Primary Catalyst Driving Real IT/OT Convergence
  • IIoT DataOps

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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