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The Industrial Internet: Trends, Forecasts, and Supplier Profiles

The years 2016 and 2017 saw massive movements by the major industrial suppliers to create and offer their own IoT solutions and build partnership ecosystems.  These are companies that are powering a great majority of the world's industrial processes with a primary focus around manufacturing.  However because these players carry multiple product lines and serve multiple markets, their IoT offerings and value can be hard to understand when combined with the diversity and breadth of the IoT value chain.  This report untangles the relationships between industrial player legacy businesses and their approach to IoT.  It assesses the focus areas of industrial supplier IoT investments and partner activities, the key business units driving their IoT efforts, and the relevance of all these activities to their market positioning and competitiveness.  It also provides analysis on major trends driving industrial markets and sizes the industrial opportunity based on industrial ethernet and fieldbus protocol connected devices.  

Table of Contents

  • 1. INDUSTRIAL IOT MARKET REVIEW
    • 1.1. Executive Summary
    • 1.2. Industrial IoT Trends
    • 1.3. Industrial Automation Networks and Communication Protocols
  • 2. RECOMMENDATIONS
  • 3. INDUSTRIAL IOT FORECASTS
  • 4. INDUSTRIAL SUPPLIER IOT STRATEGY ASSESSMENTS
    • 4.1. Hitachi
    • 4.2. Mitsubishi
    • 4.3. NEC
    • 4.4. Omron
    • 4.5. Yokogawa
    • 4.6. Fujitsu
    • 4.7. GE
    • 4.8. Bosch
    • 4.9. Siemens
    • 4.10. ABB
    • 4.11. Rockwell Automation
    • 4.12. Schneider Electric