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A Tale of Two IoT Titans: The Curious Case of the GE - PTC Partnership

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A Tale of Two IoT Titans: The Curious Case of the GE - PTC Partnership
Published: May 3, 2016 Content info: 12 Pages
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The Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem is flooded with platform providers offering solutions with various value propositions. GE1s visionary Predix platform is owning the spotlight. PTC has acquired several IoT companies, notably ThingWorx, and is also a big name in the IoT arena. Despite overwhelmingly similar feature sets and capabilities, GE and PTC have forged a partnership to provide comprehensive IoT solutions. A closer look at this partnership provides insight into the substance behind the two offerings.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

LANDSCAPE

  • GE and PTC have emerged as leading providers of full-stack IoT solutions.
  • GE is developing its capabilities in-house, while PTC has developed capabilities through aggressive acquisitions.

ANALYSIS

  • Despite a heavy overlap in the technological capabilities of the solutions, GE and PTC have partnered: exploring their decision to forge an IoT partnership provides insight into the substance behind their respective offerings.

OUTLOOK

TABLE OF FIGURES

  • Figure 1: Graphic Generic Solution Stack Showing 3the Ends2 of a Complete IoT Solution
  • Figure 2: Table Table of PTC IoT Acquisitions
  • Figure 3: Graphic Mapping the PTC Acquisitions onto the IoT Solution Stack
  • Figure 4: Graphic Breakdown of the PTC Tools and Features across the IoT Solution Stack
  • Figure 5: Graphic Breakdown of the GE Predix Tools and Features across the IoT Solution Stack
  • Figure 6: Graphic Side by Side, It Is Clear that the Two Solution Stacks Overlap Considerably
  • Figure 7: Table Among IoT Platform Providers, GE Predix Is No Leader in Total Connected Devices
  • Figure 8: Graphic Media Outlets Report Absurd Multibillion-dollar Predix Revenue Figures
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