(NOTE: This story was originally posted to CRN.com June 20.)
IoT For The Factory Floor
In the hunt for Internet of Things opportunities as the technology gains traction, solution providers are looking to transform their own companies and drive sales around manufacturing operations as more factory floors begin to connect their machines and systems. According to research firm IDC, manufacturing operations saw the largest IoT investment in 2016, at $102.5 billion.
However, this means that solution providers need to look beyond traditional IT vendors and toward companies that specialize in and understand operational technology – including SCADA systems and programmable logic controllers.
Here are 16 industrial vendors with cool IoT offerings that solution providers can look to for training, resources and cutting-edge products.