ABI Research Coverage of PTC

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PTC Inc. is an American computer software and services company founded in 1985 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The global technology company serves myriad verticals and provides technology solutions such as Augmented Reality (AR), CAD, and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), to name a few.

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ABI Research named PTC the Overall Leader in PLM For Large Manufacturers. PTC goes above and beyond the industry average for what a PLM solution can do, with highlights coming from PTC Vuforia’s integration with Windchill for frontline worker training and operations. PTC PLM scores highly across the board with a large user base for industrial manufacturers, providing scalable architecture for growing businesses, and the best-in-class user experience.

ABI Research recognized PTC as a Top Implementer of PLM For Large Manufacturers. The company demonstrated clear tangible gains from manufacturers across multiple industries, along with providing scalable solutions through role-based user seats to allow for expansion and shrinkage of PLM use. User experience was a large factor as to why PTC scored highly with implementation, as customer support in the form of tutorial guides make new users ramp up quickly and effectively

PTC is a Top Innovator of PLM For Large Manufacturers. Through Arena and Windchill, PTC covers all bases for innovation criteria with great scores for compliance regulation and deployment offerings.

PTC’s global partner ecosystem leads the way when it comes to GTM strategy, consisting of 700+ partners, including technology partners, Global System Integrators (GSIs), resellers, and consultants. PTC focuses on developing partnerships that can support particular use cases, have industry expertise, or have a regional focus.

PTC was named a leader in the Manufacturing Data Analytics competitive ranking thanks to the company’s expertise across the value chain from data collection through to supporting companies’ efforts to share findings in other industrial applications. The analytical focus on saving customers time and improving productivity should resonate with manufacturers across all kinds of sectors and the large network of partners should help the customers achieve their objectives.

PTC was recognized as a Top Innovator in ABI Research's Manufacturing Data Analytics competitive ranking. PTC provides expertise across the value chain with Kepware enabling customers to collect data via a wide range of inputs, such as Programmable LogicControllers (PLCs ) and via Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines.

PTC is a leader in ABI Research's MCAD SaaS for Large Enterprises & Manufacturing at Scale competitive assessment, and close second with its Creo and Creo+ offerings that achieves the highest innovation score and fourth place in the implementation ranking. This Leader position is largely attributed the PTC's wide range of computer-aided additions.

PTC was considered a top implementer in ABI Research's MCAD SaaS for Large Enterprises & Manufacturing at Scale competitive assessment. The company has a best in class customer support and easy to use interface for new users.

PTC leads in innovation in ABI Research's MCAD SaaS for Large Enterprises & Manufacturing at Scale competitive assessment - with Creo and Creo+ both offering the best service for integrated functions such as a fully-fledged CAx model, embedded computer-aided additions, and extended functionality in the form of cloud usage, generative design, and AR/VR viewing. Specific areas of CAD in which PTC provides a better solution are for parametric surfacing, MBD, mechanism design, and BIM. With this robust CAD toolset, along with simulation integrated through Ansys, Creo, and Creo+, are the overall strongest offerings for industrial-scale manufacturers.

ABI Research Competitive Rankings of PTC

Coverage of PTC by Technology Area

PTC in Industrial & Manufacturing Technologies

PTC in Augmented & Virtual Reality

PTC in Metaverse Markets & Technologies

PTC in Industrial & Manufacturing Markets

PTC in Sustainability For Industrial Markets

PTC in Sustainability For Telco Markets

PTC in Circularity Technologies & Programs

PTC in IoT Markets

PTC in Consumer Technologies

PTC in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth & Wireless Connectivity

PTC in Wi-Fi & WLAN Technologies & Markets

PTC in Industrial Cybersecurity

PTC in Industrial, Collaborative & Commercial Robotics

PTC in 5G & 6G Cloud-Native Systems

PTC in 5G Devices, Smartphones & Wearables

PTC in IoT Hardware & Devices