Gartner Research

Competitive Landscape: Connected Home Ecosystems, 2016

Published: 28 April 2016

ID: G00289629

Analyst(s): Amanda Sabia , Jessica Ekholm , Fernando Elizalde


The connected home market is blooming in the number of solution providers offering a range of single-product solutions to full-service-based ecosystems. Connected home provider product managers need to focus on cloud integration and increasing intelligence in their solutions to compete and thrive.

Table Of Contents


  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • Consumer Adoption Is Slow
    • High Market Fragmentation Is Causing Confusion
    • Home Monitoring Solutions Are Gaining Momentum Over Home Security Services
    • Platform-Based Services and Products That "Work With" Are Pushing Out Stand-Alone Services and Products
    • Cloud-to-Cloud Integration Is Becoming Mainstream
    • Slow Integration of Entertainment Into the Connected Home
    • The Rise of the Disrupters
    • Communications Service Providers Are Working Toward Carving a Place for Themselves
  • Market Players
    • Market Disrupters
  • The Future of Competition
  • Competitive Profiles
    • AT&T Digital Life
    • Belkin International
    • D-Link
    • Deutsche Telekom Qivicon
    • Icontrol Networks
    • Insteon
    • Nest Labs
    • Samsung SmartThings
    • Vivint Smart Home
    • Webee
  • References and Methodology
  • Definitions

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