AWS IoT Core

AWS IoT Core

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Score 8.3 out of 100
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AWS IoT Core

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Recent Reviews

AWS IoT core review

9 out of 10
January 07, 2022
AWS IoT core helps in collecting, managing data from IoT devices without having to manage the underlying infrastructure and focus on …
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AWS IoT Core Review

7 out of 10
September 21, 2020
AWS IoT Core is being used by our organization to connect devices to AWS Services and other devices, secure data and interactions, process …
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My AWS IoT Core Review

8 out of 10
September 18, 2020
We use AWS IoT Core in order to collect real-time data and analysis capabilities for our machine factory in order to collect data of our …
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Popular Features

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Device Security (17)

8.6
86%

IoT Device Management (17)

8.4
84%

IoT Data Management (17)

8.0
80%

IoT Integration (16)

8.0
80%

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Pricing

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Connectivity

$0.08

Cloud
Per Million Minutes

Rules Engine

$0.15

Cloud
Per Million Actions

Messaging

$1.00

Cloud
Per Million Messages

Entry-level set up fee?

  • No setup fee

Offerings

  • Free Trial
  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting / Integration Services

Features Scorecard

Internet of Things

8.2
82%

Product Details

What is AWS IoT Core?

AWS IoT Core is a managed cloud service that lets connected devices interact with cloud applications and other devices. It includes the Device Gateway and the Message Broker, which connect and process messages between IoT devices and the cloud. AWS IoT Core connects AWS and Amazon services like AWS Lambda, Amazon Kinesis, Amazon S3, Amazon SageMaker, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon CloudWatch, AWS CloudTrail, Amazon QuickSight, and Alexa Voice Service to build IoT applications that gather, process, analyze and act on data generated by connected devices, without having to manage any infrastructure. The AWS IoT Device and Mobile SDKs include open-source libraries, developer guides with samples, and porting guides so that users can build innovative IoT products or solutions on your choice of hardware platforms.

AWS IoT Core Technical Details

Deployment TypesSaaS
Operating SystemsUnspecified
Mobile ApplicationNo

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is AWS IoT Core?

AWS IoT Core is a managed cloud service that lets connected devices interact with cloud applications and other devices. It includes the Device Gateway and the Message Broker, which connect and process messages between IoT devices and the cloud. AWS IoT Core connects AWS and Amazon services like AWS Lambda, Amazon Kinesis, Amazon S3, Amazon SageMaker, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon CloudWatch, AWS CloudTrail, Amazon QuickSight, and Alexa Voice Service to build IoT applications that gather, process, analyze and act on data generated by connected devices, without having to manage any infrastructure. The AWS IoT Device and Mobile SDKs include open-source libraries, developer guides with samples, and porting guides so that users can build innovative IoT products or solutions on your choice of hardware platforms.

What is AWS IoT Core's best feature?

Reviewers rate Device Security highest, with a score of 8.6.

Who uses AWS IoT Core?

The most common users of AWS IoT Core are from Enterprises (1,001+ employees) and the Information Technology & Services industry.

Reviews and Ratings

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Ratings

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Manu Gupta | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
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  • Real time communication and sending messages
  • Ability to utilize a variety of communication protocols
  • Filter, transform, and act upon device data on the fly, based on your defined business rules.
  • Secure device connections and end to end encryption
  • Ability to integrate with EtherCalc software solution
  • Ability to introduce NFC toolchains and systems which could be utilized in iot modular gateway solutions like drones
  • Ability to reduce latency as the solution scales is very much needed
  • Hybrid solution which can integrate other existing iot solutions into AWS iot core
Niraj Mehra | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Verified User
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  • Can help send data to elastic cache very easily.
  • SDK is available in all the mobile platform as well as web.
  • MQTT is very fast way to transfer data from one place to another.
  • Native dashboard is okay-ish.
  • Only available with AWS services.
  • Multiple protocols along with MQTT such as Kafka can be added.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
  • smart locks
  • MQTT based application integration
  • telemetric sensor communication
  • integration with other IOT devices
  • Sometimes we faced performance lags while temp key was issued but it was not accepted by locks
  • steps to Integrate telemetric sensor is complex and can be improved
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
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  • Great Rules engine feature
  • Can filter, process and route data
  • Allows the product to interact with other automated services such as Lambda
  • Connection metrics could improve
  • SQL statements special syntax
  • Documentation has some missing information that could improve the experience of using this product
January 07, 2022

AWS IoT core review

Score 9 out of 10
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Verified User
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  • Flexibility to select communication protocol based on existing IT setup
  • Near real time collection and processing of data to send real time messages
  • Better security in data transfer
  • Performance lag in case of spike in data collection
  • IoT rules engine can be extended to have flexibility to include multiple coding languages
  • Complexity in terms of business logic design
Pranav Goel | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Verified User
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  • Helps us to test the functioning of devices, and you can create custom applications that communicate with your IoT devices and send data to cloud server.
  • Makes it easy to use other Amazon services like Lambda and S3
  • Its SDK is available on most of the platforms.
  • High security standards during data transmission
  • Monitoring and real-time dashboard features could be improved.
  • Sometimes the server hangs and hence is not able to send data to cloud services.
  • At very early stages, it might be difficult to understand the AWS IoT console.
Score 7 out of 10
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Verified User
Review Source
  • It integrates nicely with other AWS offerings
  • It has a wide range of capabilities
  • It has good integration with AI
  • It would be great to have better integration with other IoT products outside of AWS
  • It has been lagging in some of our applications. It's difficult to tell whether this is on AWS IoT or on our implementation
  • It would be great to support a wider range of protocols
Score 9 out of 10
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Verified User
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  • Makes it easy to use other Amazon services like Lambda and S3
  • Regular updates bring new features to the platform
  • It is exceptionally well documented
  • Tightly coupled with AWS cloud services.
  • Generally one of the more expensive solutions on the market.
Score 10 out of 10
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Verified User
Review Source
  • AWS IoT Core integrates power analytics and an AI solution for sensor data processing.
  • Great protocol support including HTTPs and MQTT required to connect resource constraint IoT devices to cloud
  • High security standards during data transmission
  • Scalability and a great user community
  • Amazon IoT Core provides a lot of IoT services, so beginners need time to go through the documentation and Youtube videos.
  • SQL-like Syntax in the IoT rules engine can be improved.
  • Monitoring and and real-time dashboard features could be improved.
prabhakar srivastava | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Verified User
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  • It provides a good GUI interface for your IoT applications. so the data can be read in a more meaningful manner.
  • It helps us to test the functioning of devices and you can create custom applications that communicate with your IoT devices and send data to cloud server.
  • To develop such a type of application that reads your device data is a tedious work but AWS IoT makes it easy as it provides a custom tool that easily establishes a connection between your IoT devices and Cloud server.
  • Performance needs to increase bit more.
  • Sometime the server hangs and hence is not able to send data to cloud services.
  • Need to extend it to other devices like Android based devices.
September 21, 2020

AWS IoT Core Review

Score 7 out of 10
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Verified User
Review Source
  • Secures data and interactions
  • Processes and acts upon device data
  • Connects devices to AWS Services and other devices
  • Enabling applications to interact with offline devices
  • Freezes up a lot
  • Glitches sometimes
September 18, 2020

My AWS IoT Core Review

Score 8 out of 10
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  • Quickly retrieve data
  • Efficiently analyze data to meet quality controls
  • Available data in the cloud for all departments
  • Set up of IoT system
  • Firewall issues
Jay Momaya | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Verified User
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  • The most amazing thing about this product is it is easy to set up and it has a wide range of integration with AWS's other services like DynamoDB, SNS, SQS, Lambda, which helps a lot to create an end-to-end system.
  • Its SDK is available on most of the platforms.
  • At very early stages it might be difficult to understand the AWS IoT console.
  • It takes time to understand the concepts.