Tuesday, March 26, 2013

M2M News Weekly – Week of March 24, 2013

Welcome to M2M News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to M2M (machine to machine) and embedded mobile devices.  I aggregate the information, include the original links and add a synopsis of each article.  I also search for the latest market numbers such as market size, growth and trends in and around the M2M market.

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A new report from GTM Research identifies the following companies GTM analysts consider the best smart grid vendors across the smart grid value chain at present: ABB, Cisco, IBM, Itron, Siemens, S&C Electric, Schneider Electric, Opower, Silver Spring Networks and Tendril. Read Original Content

GlobalData predicts European and Asian microgrid initiatives will contribute to a market with a value of $18.9 billion by 2020, well above the 2012 value of $5.3 billion, for a compound annual growth rate of 17.2 percent. Read Original Content

According to a new Zpryme report, Russia is aggressively pursuing much needed infrastructure investments in their electrical infrastructure. These investments are projected to grow their smart grid market from $5.5 billion in 2012 to $15.7 billion by 2017. Read Original Content

ILS Technology provides ready-to-use cloud based platforms to implement and manage M2M (machine to machine) and embedded wireless devices that connect to SAP.  ILS Technology simplifies deployments and offers unparalleled security to protect company and customer data and to ensure regulatory compliance. This newsletter is sponsored in part by ILS Technology.

Ericsson is looking to increase its business activities in Indonesia, its largest market in Southeast Asia, as it ramps up the deployment of M2M products to its operator customer base. Read Original Content

A study published under Telecom segment reveals that although Japan, China and Korea will account for merely 47 percent of all M2M connections in the Asia Pacific region, the overall revenue from these three countries will account for nearly 71 percent of the overall revenue within the Asia Pacific region. Read Original Content
The IoT and M2M communications market was worth $44.0 billion in 2011 and is expected to grow to $290.0 billion by 2017. It is expected to have an increasing CAGR of 30.1 percent from 2012 to 2017. Read Original Content

According to ABI Research, spending by utilities transitioning their networks to smart grid capabilities reached $23.68 billion in 2012. Read Original Content

According to Reseach and Markets, IoT & M2M communication is projected to be the fastest growing technology segments of the Information Technology sector in the next three to five years, with a significant potential investments from companies to secure their computing environment. Read Original Content

U.S. telecom revenue will grow 7.1 percent in 2013, with cloud computing, M2M wireless services and cyber security the fastest-growing sectors, says the Telecommunications Industry Association. Read Original Content

The UK government has pledged to increase funding for innovative businesses by up to £60 million, with investment in fields such as energy efficient computing and the Internet of things. Read Original Content

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Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I am a mobility and SMAC analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.