What it can do for your business

IBM Watson IoT Platform is a managed, cloud-hosted service designed to make it simple to derive value from your IoT devices. Watson IoT Platform and its additional add on services - Blockchain service and analytic service - enable organizations to capture and explore data for devices, equipment, and machines, and discover insights that can drive better decision-making.

Capture data in real time

Process IoT data instantly to help identify valuable insights related to device behavior and operations in the field. Spot trends before they impact the bottom line.

Optimize operations and resources

Reduce operational expense by understanding your IoT devices to operate them more effectively and efficiently. Visualize your IoT data to better plan your operations and increase productivity.

Increase revenue

Use improved business insight and bidirectional communication with the end user to introduce innovative new products and services.


Enrich, augment and interact with your IoT data from the IoT Platform with analytics using simplified data ingestion and curation.

Blockchain Service

Increase trust and transparency by enabling IoT assets to validate provenance and events in a trusted, immutable ledger with the blockchain service add-on.

Securely connect, manage and analyze IoT data

  • Connect, manage and secure devices
  • Advanced data management
  • Discover the “why”
  • Trust, share and track with Blockchain Ledger

Security and privacy in the cloud

When using IBM Cloud offerings, your company can scale and adapt quickly to changing business needs without compromising security, privacy or risk levels. Learn more about IBM Cloud security

This offering meets the following industry and global compliance standards, depending on the edition you choose.

  • EU-US Privacy Shield and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Framework

To learn about the compliance and certifications for a specific offering edition, consult the Cloud Services data security and privacy data sheets.

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