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Top 10 IoT Tools And Platforms Every Developer Must Check

July 28th, 2018

Have you heard about IoT? All developers and tech minds might be very well aware of it. But, before starting with its latest trends, a small brief is no harm, right? So what is IoT?


IoT – The Internet of Things is an ecosystem of a wide range of Internet-enabled physical devices connected to you and each other.

Now you might be wondering which stuffs are in IoT? They are the ones that collect and exchange data. They can be anything or anyone that has access to the internet. It could be a smartwatch with a heart monitor or any electronic appliances or devices with built-in sensors that can collect and transfer data on their own.

IoT platforms are blessings for organizations. It increases the process efficiency and reduces cost by improving the utilization of assets of the company. Due to its excellent ability to track, companies can benefit from real-time insights and analytics. In short, IoT opens up a plethora of possibilities for people, businesses, and industries.

Now, let us take a look at the top 10 IoT tools and platforms you should check: -

1. Amazon Web Services (AWS)

The reason why all developers love this IoT platform is its connectivity. It can easily connect multiple applications from home light bulbs to automobiles to turbines.

2. Microsoft Azure IoT

Having features like identity registry, device shadowing, information monitoring, rules engine, Microsoft Azure cloud service and Azure IoT suite can process a large amount of information in real-time.

3. ThingWorx IoT Platform

This platform helps developers create and locate the latest apps and solutions to keep up with the present tech world. Its broad connectivity and ability to solve complexities make it the best IoT platform.

4. IBM Watson

Already a star platform, this one is the developers' favorite. Why? Because of its features like device management, data storage, safe communications, real-time data service, and data sensors..

5. Cisco IoT Cloud Connect

It is best suitable for mobile operations. This platform gives good voice & data connectivity, customization of reports & bills, SIM lifecycle management, and has good IP session control.

6. Salesforce IoT Cloud

This platform is entirely dedicated to customer service. It looks after the sales, services, marketing and can also create sales orders and even orders repairs automatically when requested. It can also communicate with the customers through text messages.

7. Carriots

A PaaS platform for machine-to-machine development which gained popularity due to its simple and easy integration with other apps. It is embedded with various features like device and user management, custom alarms, data export, debug and log and much more.,

8. Oracle Integrated Cloud

It can brilliantly analyze big real-time data, end management, device virtualization, and quick messaging.

9. General Electric’s Predix

Another PaaS platform in this list. It is designed for particular sectors like transportation, health care, energy, and aviation. It helps them in making better decisions.

10. Kaa

An open-source platform with features like easy direct hardware integration is a cost and time saver.

These are the top 10 latest Internet of things in 2018. You can pick your app development platform that matches your requirement, works best for you, and give you desired results in no time.


Mukesh Ram

Founder and CEO, Acquaint Softtech

I love to make a difference. Thus, I started Acquaint Softtech with the vision of making developers easily accessible and affordable to all. Me and my beloved team have been fulfilling this vision for over 15 years now and will continue to get even bigger and better.

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