IHS Markit evaluated nine IoT (Internet of Things) platform vendors based on market presence and momentum. Huawei ranked first among the players based on the volume of devices, strategic commitment, growth rate of devices, breadth of vertical markets, ecosystem development, and technical innovation. The players on the IoT Platform Vendor Scorecard – 2018 are Huawei, Microsoft, Cisco Systems, IBM, PTC, General Electric, SAP, Alibaba, and Amazon Web Services.
According to Huawei, more than 50,000 developers have developed upper-layer applications, and more than 3000 partners from over 50 industries have released services and products on the OceanConnect IoT Platform.
Huawei’s OceanConnect IoT Platform is a unified platform to connect devices in different industries. For southbound devices, Huawei integrates various sensors, devices, and gateways. For northbound applications, Huawei integrates various network applications through open APIs. Huawei says that is providing secure and controllable device management to enable industry innovation and build an IoT ecosystem.