Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) Gateways and Routers Selection

This guide includes both selection criteria and strategies for choosing the correct Industrial Internet of Things IIoT) Gateways and Routers technology and supplier.

Overview

The edge of industrial Internet-enabled architectures has emerged as one of the most diverse, dynamic components of these evolving ecosystems.  Originally tasked with simple connectivity to the assets, devices, and data resident in operational processes and endpoints, the edge is increasingly viewed as the platform for local computation and application execution in service to Industrial IoT-enabled business processes.  This profile continues to evolve as activities at the edge expand to incorporate artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and video analytics. 

Industrial IoT Gateways and Routers

Industrial IoT Gateways and Routers selection is mission critical, particularly for manufacturers.  The total solution has become complex, and functionality involves the combination of an expanded range of capabilities and specific technology requirements.  While product functionality and support play major roles, suppliers have specific domain expertise, geographical presence, and knowledge of certain industry dynamics.  These must all be evaluated in a supplier selection process.

Industrial IoT Gateways and Routers Strategic Issues

ARC has been researching the gateways and routers market for many years.  With the advent of Industrial IoT trends, we understand the challenges that organizations must overcome when you make Industrial IoT gateways and routers choices.  We know where additional insight may be needed, and the features that an Industrial IoT Gateways and Routers solution needs to be a fit for this purpose.  This includes:

  • Technology and architecture
  • Deployment models and methodologies
  • Integration with complementary enterprise applications and automation systems
  • New Industrial IoT-based technologies, such virtualization, mobile devices, and analytics
  • Supplier’s business viability, as well as local and global presence
  • Supplier’s long-term vision
  • Supplier’s market share across numerous segmentations

This ARC Selection Guide will help you select the best available Industrial IoT Gateways and Routers solution to meet your needs now and in the future.

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

  • Major Trends
  • Industry Trends
  • Regional Trends
  • Strategies for Success

Scope

Partial List of Selection Criteria Topics

  • Business Goals
  • Solution Functions & Features
    • Architecture
    • Basic Features
    • Advanced Features
  • Service Requirements
    • Project
    • Lifecycle

Leading Supplier Analysis

  • Market Shares of the Leading Suppliers
  • Market Shares by Region
  • Market Shares by Customer Type
  • Market Shares by Application
  • Market Shares by Industry

Leading Supplier Profiles

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