IBM Watson IoT Platform named a leader in IDC MarketScape Report

Cognitive analytics, innovative technologies and the ability to help transform organizations place Watson ahead of the competition.

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Stop thinking about IoT solutions.
Start building IoT solutions that think.

There are business solutions that work with data, and there are business solutions that put data to work for you.

Watson IoT Platform is designed to simplify cognitive IoT development so you can harness the full potential of the Internet of Things.

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Watson IoT Platform — easy-to-use, secure and scalable so you can start small and grow quickly.

Find the tools and services you need to connect, manage, analyze and secure IoT devices and data using cognitive APIs, Weather Company data, blockchain and more.

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Integrated solutions at a glance

Change a business need into a competitive differentiator by integrating Watson IoT Platform with traditional systems.

Transform the way business works using data, cognitive computing and Watson IoT Platform.

Use the power of Watson IoT Platform’s cognitive engine to build specialized, integrated solutions to solve your industry and business challenges.


Blurring the line between industries

What does IoT mean to your business?

At IBM, we have identified IoT zones where we believe Watson IoT has the potential to fundamentally change the world as we know it.


Analysts project by 2025, data from connected devices will yield insights driving potential economic value of as much as

USD 11 trillion*

*Unlocking the potential of the Internet of Things. McKinsey & Company, June 2015.

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What is the Internet of Things and why does it matter?


Transforming the way we live, work and play. IoT can make life easier for all of us. Imagine if you had smart devices in your home, your car, your workplace ─ or even on yourself.

The Internet of Things is now a reality due to the convergence of several technologies.

By combining IoT data with cognitive computing, businesses can extract valuable insights to improve virtually every aspect of their operations and enable innovative, new business models.

A “thing” is any object with embedded electronics that can transfer data over a network — without any human interaction.

Examples are wearable devices, environmental sensors, machinery in factories, devices in homes and buildings or components in a vehicle.

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Financing is available to help fund the development of advanced, cognitive Watson IoT solutions for your organization.

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