ISG Provider Lens “Internet of Things (I4.0) Platforms”: iTAC ranked as leader for I4.0 platforms for the second time.
Leading Market Research and Consulting Company rates iTAC Software AG once again as I4.0 innovation driver
The MES software provider iTAC Software AG has received the title “Leader for Industry 4.0 Platforms” for the second time. In the ISG Provider Lens Germany 2018 – Internet of Things (I4.0) Platforms, Services & Solutions study relevant suppliers on the German market were examined and ranked following the ISG Provider Lens Research process. iTAC was also able to convince the panel in a second category of Industrial Analytics and Visualization as Product Challenger.
The classic core task
of MES (Manufacturing Execution Systems) is to control production processes.
The development of new products around this core task is ongoing. A new
generation of intelligent solutions for networking and automating production
processes is being born. The market research and consulting company Information
Services Group Germany GmbH (ISG) describes these solutions as Industry 4.0
platforms. The unique selling proposition of the iTAC I4.0 solution portfolio
are the three different models available: first, complete from Public Cloud via
IoT platforms, second, complete On Premises solutions and third, as an Edge
Industry 4.0 Platforms
ISG identified ten
companies as relevant providers for industry 4.0 within the German market. Five
of these providers were positioned in the leader quadrant. iTAC is once again
at eye level with Bosch SI and Beckhoff.
The providers ranked
as leaders have a highly attractive range of products and services as well as a
strong market position and a competitive edge. They fulfill all requirements to
serve the market successfully. These providers are strategically dictating the
pace and setting the trends and are a guarantee for strong innovation stability.
iTAC convinced the analysts
with the following advantages: The iTAC.MES.Suite dockerized
with its service-orientated architecture and container-based structure is
available on leading IoT platforms such as Microsoft Azure, AWS, IBM Bluemix
etc. This means that the MES services of iTAC.MES.Suite dockerized can be used with the other high
performance services of these horizontal IoT platforms. iTAC is a company with
great technological expertise. It has proved that a secure and scalable I4.0 platform
from the Cloud with Near-Realtime Capability is possible. Container technology
such as Docker is used for MES services. Years of experience in MES have led to
services that make quality analyses, complete traceability, automatic material
supply control as well as simultaneous multi-resource planning possible – as a
Public Cloud, On Premises or Edge Device solution.
ISG certified iTAC as having an above-average potential for development in
strategy and vision, architecture and service design and client experience.
Last year iTAC received the title “Leader Industry 4.0 Platforms” and was able
to further improve its position in the quadrant this year.
iTAC was awarded the title Product Challenger in the Industrial Analytics and
Visualization category. ISG identified 20 companies as relevant providers in
this area. The products and services of Product Challengers fulfill the
requirements of companies in an exceptional way. The Industrial Analytics &
Visualization segment is for providers whose products, solutions and services
focus on the processing (analytics) and visualization of (sensor)data from
different sources in industrial machines and plants. The purpose is to provide
new insights. All solutions are based on the analysis and visualization of big,
complex and unstructured data.
iTAC was said to have above-average development
potential in strategy and vision with its Smart Data Analytics Service
iTAC.SDA.Service and the IoT-Portal which is based on this.