Friday, June 03, 2011

M2M News Weekly - Week of May 30, 2011 **Special Edition

This is a special edition of the M2M News Weekly.  In this edition I have collected the best market and trend numbers from the past few months and aggregated them into one edition.  You can save this edition and use these numbers in your own business plans and presentations.

Juniper Research reports that the M2M market by 2016 will see revenues of over $35 billion. Read Original Content

The global market for satellite M2M services is projected to reach $1.7 billion by the year 2017. Read Original Content

By 2020 there will be 1.5 billion M2M connections in the utilities business, the majority coming from smartmeters. Read Original Content

According to Berg Insight, M2M technology in mobile communications will double by 2015. Read Original Content

The U.S. market for smart grid technologies is expected to increase to $37.4 billion in 2014, for an annual growth rate of over 16 percent. Read Original Content

With the help of smart meters the M2M market will account for approximately 24 billion euros in revenue by 2020. Read Original Content

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According to Berg Insight, the number of fleet management systems deployed in commercial vehicle fleets in North America is expected to reach 3.8 million by 2015. Read Original Content

A Yankee Group forecast predicts enterprise cellular M2M connections worldwide will surge from 81.8 million in 2011 to nearly 217.5 million in 2015. Read Original Content

M2M connections are forecast to more than double from their 2011 level of 19.6 million to 50.2 million in 2015. Read Original Content

Analysys Mason research projects that there will be 2.1 billion M2M devices by 2020, up from 62 million last year. Read Original Content

Recent Articles by Kevin Benedict

What I Learned About Mobility at SAPPHIRENOW 2011
Challenges for a Global Manager of Service Delivery
Mobile Expert Video Series:  VIP’s Mark Goddard
Mobile Expert Video Series:  SAP’s Nick Brown
Mobile Expert Video Series:  Novus’ Dave Ploch
Mobile Expert Video Series:  Clicksoftware’s Nigel Clark
SAPPHIRE NOW 2011 Day 3 Mobility Photos!

Whitepapers of Note

The Business Benefits of Mobile Adoption with SAP Systems
ClickSoftware Mobility Suite and Sybase Mobility Solution
Networked Field Services

Webinars of Note

3 Critical Considerations for Embracing Mobile CRM
Exclusive SAP Mentor and Blogger Briefing:  Syclo and SAP Deliver Mobile Apps on Sybase Unwired Platform
The Future of Enterprise Mobility
The Latest m-Business Trends and How the Onslaught of Mobile Devices Affects Development Strategies
The Real-Time Mobile Enterprise:  The Benefits of Rapid, Easy Access
Redstone Arsenal's (DOD/Chugach) 3 Maintenance Challenges Solved by Mobile

You can follow me on Twitter @krbenedict and read my blog, Enterprise Mobility Strategies.

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Kevin Benedict, Independent Mobile and M2M Industry Analyst, SAP Mentor Volunteer
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Full Disclosure: I am an independent mobility analyst, consultant and blogger. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.