Every quarter the market research platform IoT ONE makes a ranking of companies active in the area of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). IBM went out top of the top 100 out of a total of 1600 companies that have been assessed. This is a great confirmation of IBM's innovation and leadership in the digitalisation of industry. One of the criteria for the assessment is openness. And clearly, IBM is leading in open standards and open source and in providing solutions that prevent vendor lock-in but offer open infrastructures and open technologies.
Read more about it at the IoT ONE website. Another great summary in German is also given by Elektroniknet.