IIoT Platform as a Service - 12PM Boston

Sponsored by: GlobalData

Focused on:

  • Internet Of Things
  • Platform As A Service

Date: 3 November


Time: 12PM Boston/4PM London

Lowering the Barriers to IoT Development and Deployment for Business Customers

Industrial IoT deployments are growing in size and scope but many barriers remain. Developing compelling applications with easy to use tools; securely collecting, processing and analysing data; and sorting through a complex supplier ecosystem are still big challenges for businesses across all verticals.

IoT platform as a Service providers offer solutions to many of these problems by handling data flows, facilitating application development and providing multi-layer security. The goal is to simplify IoT development and deployment in order to help businesses meet market requirements and generate meaningful ROIs, through enhanced productivity, process optimization or enablement of new services. This Webinar describes the challenges IIoT PaaS providers seek to address and resolve and the core elements of their solutions. Examples of leading IoT Platform as a Service providers and their solutions add to the discussion.

Presented by

Kathryn Weldon,

Research Director, Business Network and IT Services – Americas, Enterprise Mobility Practice Lead

As Research Director for Business Network Services in the Americas, Kathryn brings over twenty years of expertise in the telecommunications industry to Current Analysis, and has been with the company for nine years. In her current capacity, she is responsible for driving and managing the strategy, content and direction of the U.S. business services analyst team. Weldon also remains the Mobile IT/Enterprise Mobility Services Practice lead, analyzing events, companies, products and technologies within the US and global mobile enterprise services and solutions space.

Ian Grant,

Senior Analyst, Enterprise Mobility Europe

Ian has almost 30 years' experience covering telecommunications and enterprise computing issues, most recently for UK, African and Asian network managers, carrier operators and service providers. Apart from following product and financial news about the supply side companies, Ian has developed deep insight into how end users perceive what they are offered, and how they make purchase decisions.

Key Learning Objectives

  • What do IoT PaaS solutions purport to provide businesses trying to deploy cost-effective and compelling IoT solutions?
  • What are some of the leading IoT PaaS providers and how do they differ from each other?
  • How do businesses sort through all the possible vendors and platforms in today’s IoT platform market?
  • Beyond the platform: What challenges remain to businesses leveraging IoT technology for higher productivity and streamlined business processes?


  • CIOs
  • IT Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • Line of Business Managers within Manufacturing, Transportation, Logistics, and other industrial companies