Gartner Research

Market Insight: Sourcing Trends for Managed M2M Services — A Cross-Industry View

Published: 24 January 2019

ID: G00378243

Analyst(s): Gaspar Valdivia , Lisa Unden-Farboud , Pablo Arriandiaga , Susanna Silvennoinen


An existing client base for managed machine-to-machine services does not guarantee successful growth with new and emerging vertical industry use cases. Technology product managers at managed M2M service providers should adapt portfolios to improve clients’ loyalty and face new competitor threats.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • Sourcing Models for Managed M2M Services
  • Hyperscale Cloud Providers Are the Preferred Provider for Managed M2M Services by 2020

Background and Context

The Impact


Gartner Recommended Reading

©2021 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.