Gartner Research

Market Guide for Managed IoT Services

Published: 12 September 2016

ID: G00303078

Analyst(s): Eric Goodness


New sourcing options build, integrate and run IoT solutions for CIOs. Successful adoption of these services depends on the right continuum of value-add to support IoT-centric cloud resources and premises-based assets.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

  • Managed IoT Services
    • Managed IoT Services Extend Into IoT Outsourcing

Market Direction

Market Analysis

  • Fitness for Purpose and Extensibility
  • CIOs Need Access to DevOps Thinking and Resources, and Bimodal Approaches to IoT
  • Frictionless and Expedited Time to Value
  • Continual Service Improvement and Cost Optimization
  • Core MSI and Integration Services Within Managed IoT Services Help Users Span Islands of Innovation and Prolong Investments
  • Partnerships and Ecosystems Enable Agile Mass Customization Rather Than Stranded Custom Solutions
  • The Monetization of Things
  • Foundational Attributes and Capabilities of Managed IoT Service Providers
  • Differentiating Provider Attributes and Capabilities
  • Market Evolution

Representative Vendors

  • Accenture
  • Fujitsu
  • Tata Consultancy Services

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