|Supplier Slogan||Bring the IoT to Life.||THINK.||Building A Better Connected World.||Empowering Us All.||Inspire the Next.|
|HQ Location||United States||United States||United States||China||United States||Japan|
|Stock Ticker||NYSE: VMW||NASDAQ: CSCO||NYSE: IBM||NASDAQ: MSFT||OTCMKTS: HTHIY|
|Revenue||$1-10b||> $10b||> $10b||> $10b||> $10b||> $10b|
|Employees||10,001 - 50,000||> 50,000||> 50,000||> 50,000||> 50,000||> 50,000|
|Website||Open website||Open website||Open website||Open website||Open website||Open website|
VMware is the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop to the data center—bringing Cloud Computing to businesses of all sizes. Customers rely on VMware to reduce capital and operating expenses, ensure business continuity, strengthen security, and "go green."
Cisco designs and sells broad lines of products, provides services, and delivers integrated solutions to develop and connect networks around the world, building the Internet. Over the last 30 plus years, they have been the world’s leader in connecting people, things, and technologies - to each other and to the Internet - realizing their vision of changing the way the world works, lives, plays, and learns.
Today, Cisco has over 70,000 employees in over 400 offices worldwide who design, produce, sell, and deliver integrated products, services, and solutions. Over time, they have expanded to new markets that are a natural extension of their core networking business, as the network has become the platform for automating, orchestrating, integrating, and delivering an ever-increasing array of information technology (IT)–based products and services.
Subsidiaries/ Business Units: - Jasper - OpenDNS - CloudLock
IBM is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation that manufactures and markets computer hardware, middleware, and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting, and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology. IBM is intent on leading the development of a global data field.
Huawei is a global leader of ICT solutions. Huawei's strategy in the enterprise domain focuses on close cooperation and integration with partners to deliver a wide range of highly efficient customer-centric ICT solutions and services that are based on a deep understanding of customer needs. In line with their portfolio covers enterprise networking, unified communications & collaboration (UC&C), Cloud Computing & data center, enterprise wireless, network energy and infrastructure services.
Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services. Its best known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, Microsoft Office office suite, and Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers. Year Founded: 1975 Revenue: $93.6 billion (2014) NASDAQ: MSFT
Hitachi is a highly diversified company that operates eleven business segments: Information & Telecommunication Systems, Social Infrastructure, High Functional Materials & Components, Financial Services, Power Systems, Electronic Systems & Equipment, Automotive Systems, Railway & Urban Systems, Digital Media & Consumer Products, Construction Machinery and Other Components & Systems. Year founded: 1910 Revenue: $94.0 billion (2014) TYO: 6501
Flagship Solutions: - Horizon 7 - Cloud Foundation - vSphere Platform - vRealize Suite - vCloud Suite - VMware NSX
Globally, countries, cities, industries, and businesses are becoming digital to capitalize on the next wave of the Internet - the (IoE), which we define as the connection of people, processes, data, and things. When people, processes, data, and things are connected, we believe it creates an opportunity to deliver better customer experiences, create new revenue streams and operating models to drive efficiency and produce value. Cisco's goal is to be a strategic partner to our customers by providing the solutions, people, partners, and experience as their customers move from traditional to digital businesses. They believe their customers’ journey to becoming digital businesses requires security, cloud, mobile, social and analytic technologies with a strong foundation of an intelligent network that is agile, simple and that provides real-time business insight. The move to digital is driving many of their customers to adopt entirely new IT architectures and organization structures. In their view, Cisco is delivering the architectural approach and solution-based results to help them reduce complexity, accelerate and grow, and manage risk in a world that is increasingly virtualized application-centric, cloud-based, analytics-driven, and mobile.
Nine billion (IoT) devices today, and the number is growing. Organizations must consider how to manage the complexities of connecting to a seemingly unlimited number of devices and how to effectively integrate IoT data with data from other sources, such as internal data stores. Business value comes to those who improve their data capabilities—integration, automation, and analysis—not to those who simply connect the most devices to the network. Watson IoT is a set of capabilities that learn from, and infuse intelligence into, the physical world. Firms can securely connect, collect and process IoT data quickly and easily with the Watson IoT Platform.
The IoT generated data, and it is extremely varied, noisy, time-sensitive, and often confidential. Complexity grows as billions of devices interact in a moving world. This presents a growing challenge that will test the limits of programmable computing. Cognitive IoT is our opportunity to fully exploit this resource. Cognitive IoT is not explicitly programmed. It learns from experiences with the environment and interactions with people. It brings true to systems and processes so they can understand your goals, then integrate and analyze the relevant data to help you achieve them.
Embedded with chips and sensors, objects have started to ‘think’, ‘feel’ and ‘talk’. The Internet of Things (IoT) offers a myriad of possible applications. Huawei is eager to harness the potential of this new evolution. The Internet of Things involves multiple forms of M2M communications – Machine to Machine, machine to man, man to machine, and machine to mobile. Considered the next big IT wave following computers, the internet and mobile communications, M2M makes the idea of a ‘smart planet’ a reality. Huawei is at the forefront of efforts to drive forward this new trend and create the right conditions to unleash its potential. The first European projects in this field are already underway.
The Internet of Things (IoT) does not need to be complicated. It doesn’t have to be about billions or trillions of devices. The Internet of Things is here today, and it’s a practical and applicable technology trend that can generate return on investment (ROI) and drive efficiencies and insights for organizations that know how to use it. The advancements in connectivity, processing power, form factors, operating systems, and applications, among other technology breakthroughs, are key elements to unlocking value from IoT. With the Microsoft Azure Internet of Things Suite, companies can monitor assets to improve efficiencies, drive operational performance to enable innovation, and use advance data analytics to transform the business with new business models and revenue streams. Small changes can have a big impact to companies' bottom line. When a company take advantage of the Microsoft Cloud Platform, they can use the Azure IoT Suit to help them move faster, do more, save money, and capture the benefits of the Internet of Things for their business.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical objects accessed through the Internet—essentially a "Connected Everything Platform." These objects contain embedded technology to interact with internal states or the external environment. When objects can sense and communicate, it changes how and where decisions are made, and who makes them. IoT is connecting new places—such as manufacturing floors, energy grids, healthcare facilities, and transportation systems—to the Internet. When an object can represent itself digitally, it can be controlled from anywhere. This connectivity means more data, gathered from more places, with more ways to: increase efficiency, innovate in product development, increase asset utilization, enhance the customer experience, streamline the supply chain, and improve safety and security. Hitachi Consulting helps apply IoT solutions to drive business value, ultimately allowing companies to be IoT innovators and become an "Enterprise of Things." Companies can learn more about Hitachi Consulting's products, solutions and expertise and how they leverage the diverse product portfolio of Hitachi to help enterprises quickly get value out of IoT capabilities.
PBS Engineering and Environmental, Minara Resources, Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC), Quark Software, Times Internet Ltd, CapGemini, Volkswagen India, Digital River, Lufthansa Systems, Amdocs, Inc., Kaneka Corporation, Deutsche Telekom, Hewlett-Packard (HPE)
Barilla Group, Del Papa Distributing, Stanley Black and Decker
Daimler, Sogeti HighTech, Synchrony Systems
Bell Canada, LG, Telenor
KUKA, Rockwell Automation, ThyssenKrupp
BMW, Cortal Consors, Die Mobiliar
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|Industries||Mining||AutomotiveCities & MunicipalitiesConsumer GoodsEducationElectrical GridsEquipment & MachineryFood & BeverageHealthcare & HospitalsMetalsMiningOil & GasRenewable EnergyRetailTelecommunicationsTransportationUtilities||AerospaceApparelAutomotiveCities & MunicipalitiesConsumer GoodsElectronicsEquipment & MachineryFinance & InsuranceHealthcare & HospitalsLife SciencesMetalsMiningOil & GasRenewable EnergyRetailSecurity & Public SafetyTelecommunicationsTransportationUtilities||AutomotiveCities & MunicipalitiesElectrical GridsElectronicsEquipment & MachineryHealthcare & HospitalsOil & GasPharmaceuticalsTelecommunicationsTransportation||AutomotiveBuildingsChemicalsCities & MunicipalitiesConstruction & InfrastructureConsumer GoodsElectronicsEquipment & MachineryFinance & InsuranceFood & BeverageHealthcare & HospitalsMetalsMiningOil & GasPharmaceuticalsRenewable EnergyRetailTransportationUtilities||ChemicalsConstruction & InfrastructureElectrical GridsEquipment & MachineryFinance & InsuranceHealthcare & HospitalsOil & GasRenewable EnergyRetailTransportationUtilities|
|Use Cases||Edge Computing & Edge Intelligence||Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)Building Automation & ControlBuilding Energy ManagementCybersecurityEdge Computing & Edge IntelligenceFactory Operations Visibility & IntelligenceLeakage & Flood MonitoringPerimeter Security & Access ControlPersonnel Tracking & MonitoringPredictive MaintenanceProcess Control & OptimizationReal-Time Location System (RTLS)Remote CollaborationRemote ControlRemote Patient MonitoringSmart City OperationsSupply Chain VisibilityTrack & Trace of AssetsTraffic Monitoring||Asset Health Management (AHM)Computer VisionCybersecurityEdge Computing & Edge IntelligenceMachine Condition MonitoringOutdoor Environmental MonitoringPredictive MaintenancePredictive Quality AnalyticsRemote Asset ManagementRemote Patient MonitoringSupply Chain VisibilityTrack & Trace of Assets||Campus Area NetworkComputer VisionEdge Computing & Edge IntelligenceFleet ManagementSmart City OperationsVehicle TelematicsVisual Quality Detection||Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)CybersecurityDigital TwinInventory ManagementMachine Condition MonitoringRemote Asset ManagementRemote Patient MonitoringSmart City OperationsStructural Health MonitoringWater Utility Management||Energy Management SystemCybersecurityEdge Computing & Edge IntelligencePredictive MaintenanceProcess Control & Optimization|
|Functions||Business OperationDiscrete ManufacturingFacility ManagementField ServicesLogistics & TransportationMaintenanceProcess Manufacturing||Business OperationDiscrete ManufacturingMaintenanceProcess ManufacturingQuality AssuranceSales & Marketing||Business OperationDiscrete ManufacturingLogistics & TransportationProcess ManufacturingProduct Research & DevelopmentQuality Assurance||Business OperationDiscrete ManufacturingFacility ManagementField ServicesLogistics & TransportationMaintenanceProcess ManufacturingSales & MarketingWarehouse & Inventory Management||Business OperationDiscrete ManufacturingFacility ManagementLogistics & TransportationMaintenanceProcess Manufacturing|
|Services||Cloud Planning, Design & Implementation Services||Software Design & Engineering ServicesCloud Planning, Design & Implementation ServicesSystem IntegrationTraining||Cloud Planning, Design & Implementation ServicesSoftware Design & Engineering ServicesSystem IntegrationData Science Services||Cloud Planning, Design & Implementation ServicesHardware Design & Engineering ServicesSoftware Design & Engineering ServicesSystem Integration||Cloud Planning, Design & Implementation Services||Software Design & Engineering ServicesCloud Planning, Design & Implementation ServicesCybersecurity ServicesData Science ServicesTraining|
|Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)||Minor||Strong||Strong||Strong||Strong||Strong|
|Platform as a Service (PaaS)||None||Minor||Strong||Moderate||Strong||Strong|
|Application Infrastructure & Middleware||None||Moderate||Strong||Moderate||Strong||Strong|
|Analytics & Modeling||Moderate||Moderate||Strong||Moderate||Strong||Moderate|
|Cybersecurity & Privacy||Moderate||Strong||Moderate||Moderate||Strong||Moderate|
|Networks & Connectivity||None||Strong||None||Moderate||Moderate||None|
|Processors & Edge Intelligence||None||None||None||Minor||None||None|
|Automation & Control||None||Minor||Minor||None||None||None|
|Partners||VMware TanzuVirtustream (DELL)RSA (DELL)||Siemens||IntelGeneral ElectricSiemensVodafoneIBMOracleMicrosoft|