MachineShop Named IDC Innovator for the 2016 Internet of Things Platform Market

Leading Research Firm Recognizes MachineShop’s API-centric Approach to IoT Enablement

BOSTON, MA – May 24, 2016 – MachineShop, the leading provider of API-based enablement and integration services for the connected enterprise, today announced that it has been recognized as an IDC Innovator in the report IDC Innovators: Internet of Things Platforms, 2016 (doc #US411141616, May 2016).

The IDC Innovators report recognizes a set of vendors in the Internet of Things market offering an innovative new technology, a groundbreaking new approach to an issue, and/or an interesting new business model. MachineShop’s primary focus is solving the problems of enabling and integrating operational data and systems into broader enterprise and customer applications. The company uniquely offers a set of Cloud and Edge based services that are unmatched in the market today.

“We are gratified by the IDC Innovator recognition" said MachineShop CEO, Michael Campbell. “The report conveys the true breadth of integrated components and services that go into today’s Internet of Things Platform. They’ve insightfully acknowledged that, “one-size-does-not-fit-all” when it comes to modern IoT implementations and architectures.”

Enterprise IoT is ultimately about accessing data from connected systems and the ability to control these systems outside of their proprietary silos. MachineShop is comprised of a collection of hundreds of discrete services – for functions like data acquisition and integration, device/data source management, application-enablement and more. With MachineShop, every data source (i.e. devices, systems, sensors, etc.) and every service offered within the platform is exposed as a simple, RESTful API, which developers can pick and choose from to integrate disparate (and often legacy) systems and build mission-critical applications.


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About IDC Innovators


IDC Innovators reports present a set of vendors chosen by an IDC analyst within a specific market that offer an innovative new technology, a groundbreaking approach to an existing issue, and/or an interesting new business model. It is not an exhaustive evaluation of all companies in a segment or a comparative ranking of the companies. IDC INNOVATOR and IDC INNOVATORS are trademarks of International Data Group, Inc.


About MachineShop

MachineShop is an enterprise software company completely focused on simplifying the way organizations integrate and act upon operational data and the systems that generate it. MachineShop’s offering is a collection of API-based services and tools for data acquisition and integration, device management and application enablement. Through its “Internet of Services,” organizations can bridge the chasm between connected Operational Technology (OT) and their IT business systems and customer applications. MachineShop is the only software company that provides a common framework for deploying and managing data services at the Edge and in the Cloud. To learn more, visit or follow us on Twitter @MachineShopIO.


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Hunter Phillips