Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Managed M2M Services, Worldwide

Published: 17 October 2016

ID: G00291801

Analyst(s): Katja Ruud , Eric Goodness , Leif-Olof Wallin

Summary

Managed M2M services span management of connectivity, IoT edge devices, sensor data and basic analytics. Some providers have expanded into IoT platforms as a service. CIOs can use this research to help them select provider contracts that support their critical functions and business objectives.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

  • Provider Models
    • Communications Service Providers
    • Mobile Virtual Network Operators
    • IT Outsourcers and Integrators
    • OT and IT Vendors
    • Dedicated IoT Network Providers

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Aeris
    • Arkessa
    • AT&T
    • Deutsche Telekom
    • Eseye
    • Fujitsu
    • Kore
    • KPN
    • Numerex
    • Orange Business Services
    • Orbcomm
    • Sierra Wireless
    • Silver Spring Networks
    • Telef√≥nica
    • Telenor Connexion
    • Verizon
    • Vodafone
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
    • Product or Service
    • Overall Viability
    • Sales Execution/Pricing
    • Market Responsiveness/Record
    • Marketing Execution
    • Customer Experience
    • Operations
  • Completeness of Vision
    • Market Understanding
    • Marketing Strategy
    • Sales Strategy
    • Offering (Product) Strategy
    • Business Model
    • Vertical/Industry Strategy
    • Innovation
    • Geographic Strategy
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players

Context

Market Overview

  • Trends in Managed M2M Services
    • Cellular and LTE M2M Remain Fast-Growing Use Cases for IoT Solutions
    • Technology Decisions in M2M and IoT
    • Encouraging Signs That CSPs Are Transitioning to Broader, and Deeper, Platform-Centric Models
    • Security Remains an Inhibitor to M2M, and Broader IoT, Solutions
    • Common Observations on Buying Centers and Sponsors of Managed M2M Services

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  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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