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This case study outlines how Octo Telematics implemented its Next Generation Platform to meet the needs of the emerging IoT-insurance market.


  • Identifies the key business and technical challenges facing Octo Telematics and how it worked with Cloudera and others to design and implement its Next Generation Platform.

Features and Benefits

  • Learn how Octo Telematics implemented a next-generation IoT and telematics platform.
  • Outlines a project roadmap that is applicable to organizations facing similar issues.

Key questions answered

  • What are the key considerations for organizations when implementing an IoT platform capable of supporting tens of millions of sensors?
  • How can organizations successfully design and rapidly implement complex IoT platforms to meet customer needs that are only just emerging?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages

Recommendations for the insurance industry

  • Project owners must define a clear vision
  • Openness and trust among co-innovation partners is critical
  • Leverage each co-innovation partner's core capabilities

Meeting the challenge of delivering flexible and scalable data management infrastructure

  • Setting the business context
  • The role of ICT/services in solving the problem


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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