Fog Computing in IoT: Growth opportunities for IoT suppliers

27 April 2016
Report type: Research Note
Author(s): Aapo Markkanen
Keywords: Fog computing, edge computing, edge intelligence, distributed intelligence, embedded systems, centralised intelligence, cloud intelligence, cloud computing, cloud, analytics, big data, data storage, data integration, event processing, communication protocols, protocol translation, device management, security, gateways, routers, local servers, operational technologies, OT, Internet of Things, IoT, Industrial Internet, Enterprise IoT, IoT platforms
Companies: AGT International, ARM, Bit Stew Systems, Bright Wolf, Camgian Microsystems, Cisco, Cradlepoint, CyberLightning, Dell, Digi International, Eurotech, FogHorn Systems, FreeWave Technologies, GE, HP Enterprise, Informatica, Intel, Microsoft, OSIsoft, Plat.One, PTC, VMWare, WI-NEXT
Number of Pages: 7

Given the impact that fog computing is set to have on the IoT, it poses various opportunities – and, by the same token, disruptive threats – to technology suppliers.

This third and final part of Machina Research’s series of Research Notes about the topic, looks into the fog’s competitive dimension and highlights various companies that have either pioneered the fog or are well-placed to benefit from it, owing typically to their existing foothold in edge and distributed intelligence.

Keywords: Fog computing, edge computing, edge intelligence, distributed intelligence, embedded systems, centralised intelligence, cloud intelligence, cloud computing, cloud, analytics, big data, data storage, data integration, event processing, communication protocols, protocol translation, device management, security, gateways, routers, local servers, operational technologies, OT, Internet of Things, IoT, Industrial Internet, Enterprise IoT, IoT platforms

Companies covered in this report: AGT International, ARM, Bit Stew Systems, Bright Wolf, Camgian Microsystems, Cisco, Cradlepoint, CyberLightning, Dell, Digi International, Eurotech, FogHorn Systems, FreeWave Technologies, GE, HP Enterprise, Informatica, Intel, Microsoft, OSIsoft, Plat.One, PTC, VMWare, WI-NEXT

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