Tuesday, April 09, 2013

M2M News Weekly – Week of April 7, 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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According to recent research from the Northeast Group LLC, the global opportunities for smart grid investment in emerging markets the coming years are estimated at $66 billion with many of these opportunities predicted to be found in Asia. Read Original Content

According to Navigant Research, the market for smart grid ICS cyber security will reach $608 million in 2020, expanding at a relatively slow compound annual growth rate of 6.4 percent. Read Original Content

In a new report Zpryme forecasts the smart grid communications market among BRICS countries to reach $9.5 billion by 2020. 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.

According to Research 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 significant potential investments from companies to secure their computing environment. Read Original Content

The IoT and M2M communication market was worth $44 billion in 2011 and is expected to grow to $290 billion by 2017. It is expected to have an increasing CAGR of 30.1 percent from 2012 to 2017. Read Original Content
Numerex Corp, a leading provider of on-demand and interactive M2M enterprise solutions, has announced it recently reached a significant industry milestone, supporting over two million M2M subscriptions in a variety of vertical markets, reflecting growth of over 30 percent. Read Original Content

According to a new market research report published by the analysts at MarketsandMarkets, the smart grid technology industry is expected to expand at a 28.7 percent compounded annual growth rate and reach more than $80.6 billion by 2016. Read Original Content

ComEd has submitted data to the Illinois Commerce Commission showing that the 2011 smart grid law created more than 2,400 full-time equivalent jobs in Illinois in 2012. Read Original Content

In 2012 the U.S. lost its number one spot as the world's largest investor in smart grid equipment and systems to China.  Although it is most unlikely it will ever regain this position, the U.S. will hold on to the number two slot during this decade. Read Original Content

World smart grid sales at an installed value climbed to $36.5 billion in 2012, a growth of 30 percent on 2011 while M&A activity reached $19.5 billion, almost doubling the value of deals in the previous year. That's according to Memoori’s latest report, The Smart Grid Business 2012 to 2017. 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.