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Industrial IoT Platform Vendors Aren't Stealing Their Customers' Data

Before Sending Data To Any IoT Platform, Know What Questions To Ask

November 2, 2018

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Industrial use cases have quickly become among the most common for the internet of things (IoT). Customers of industrial IoT (IIoT) software platforms are confused about ownership of the data they store in those platforms. Vendors believe their position is clear, but Forrester surveyed the market in 2018 to help explain what's really going on and provide some clarity for infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals.

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Table of Contents

  • Data Confusion Inhibits Use Of Industrial IoT Software Platforms
  • Base Decisions On What Platform Vendors Actually Do, Not Rumors
  • Know The Three Scenarios Under Which Different Parties Use Data
  • Recommendations

  • Ensure That Vendors Are Explicit About What They Do And Why
  • Supplemental Material
  • Related Research Documents

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