Waylay named a 2017 Cool Vendor in Digitalization Through Industrie 4.0 by Gartner, Inc.

By: Miruna Suru, Belgium, Gent | Date: 15 Jun 2017
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The report recognizes innovative solutions for device and information management, analytics, security, and integration for industrial IoT platform consolidation.

IoT orchestration platform Waylay was named a “cool vendor” in their report “Cool Vendors in Digitalization Through Industrie 4.0, 2017” published by Gartner, Inc - a leading global IT research and advisory firm. The report names Waylay as one of four vendors named this year. CIOs using the Industrie 4.0 vision to accelerate digitalization of their business models should track and consider these vendors.

The challenge: IoT integration

The potential of significantly improving operational efficiency via remote asset monitoring in verticals as diverse as energy metering, waste management, building management and logistics pushes the demand for the adoption of industrial IoT platforms in a broad range of companies. In this context, integration across devices, IT systems and processes is not only a business-driven requirement in Industry 4.0 but a crucial core competency sought after when analysing the value of an industrial IoT solution offering. One of the biggest challenges companies are facing when looking at deploying IoT solutions is lack of interoperability and integration complexity. And this is where Waylay comes in.

Why is Waylay cool?

As companies are rolling out Internet-of-Things applications, they discover that integration with existing IT systems, mobile front-ends and business processes is a critical element to valorize their investments. Waylay’s orchestration platform solves this problem by providing scalable and reliable interoperability and integration across multi-vendor IoT solutions and enterprise IT systems. This way it empowers companies to build advanced alerting, automations and a wide array of new applications across various vertical market segments.

“We are honoured to have Gartner recognize Waylay as it has a unique offering for industrial IoT, and believe it is a recognition that comes to reinforce our strong positioning at the intersection of IoT, the API economy and automation.”

 Waylay CEO Piet Vandaele

The Gartner report “Cool Vendors in Digitalization Through Industrie 4.0, 2017” by analysts Alexander Hoeppe, Bettina Tratz-Ryan, Earl Perkins and Saniye Burcu Alaybeyi was published June 7th, 2017. The full report is available for Gartner clients here.

About Waylay:

Waylay is an ISV founded by a team with a track record of building successful B2B SW products. We are an award-winning cloud software solution that takes an application-centric approach to IoT and it is our mission to transform IoT solutions into business solutions by breaking down silos and connecting devices with SW applications and online services.

Contact: press@waylay.io

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Miruna Suru
Senior B2B marketing and communications generalist, passionate content creator & inbound marketer @ Waylay.
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