Tuesday, April 29, 2014

M2M News Weekly - Week of April 27, 2014

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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Analysts forecast the Global Connected Car M2M Connections and Services market to grow at a CAGR of 28.45 percent over the period 2014-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing awareness and demand for safety and security of connected car M2M services. Read Original Content

Machine-to-machine connectivity and predictive analytics will fuel a 22 percent compound annual growth rate in maintenance analytics revenues, which are forecast by ABI Research to total $24.7 billion in 2019. Read Original Content

The global market for M2M services reached just over $16 billion in 2013, and there were nearly 1.7 billion M2M connections worldwide, according to the latest stats from Infonetics Research. Read Original Content

Ever wonder why your Citrix or VMware mobile applications are so hard to use? Recently, with the increased adoption of mobile devices by enterprises and enterprise workers, remote desktop computing protocol providers are enabling their customers to extend existing applications in an “as-is” format to mobile devices. While it is indeed attractive to consider the usage of remote desktop protocols and their variants as a solution for enterprise mobility, there remains a critical failure of these approaches that have severely handicap them from serious adoption. Join us as we debate and discuss the use of remote desktop protocols and their variants as a solution for enterprise mobility. Join StarMobile as we debate and discuss the use of remote desktop protocols and their variants as a solution for enterprise mobility. http://starmobileinc.com/webinar-virtualization-is-not-mobilization/

According to Yano Research Institute in Japan, the global M2M market has grown 18.8 percent since 2012 to surpass $14 billion last year. The institute expects the M2M market to grow 15.2 percent over the next several years and surpass $36 billion by 2020. Read Original Content

Research and Markets forecast the Global Smart Grid Cyber Security market to grow at a CAGR of 29.43 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in the occurrence of cyber threats which in turn is forcing the implementation of strong security measures. Read Original Content

The U.S. market for connected homes is expected to hit $10 billion this year, and will grow to $44 billion by 2017, according to estimates from wireless industry group GSM Association. Read Original Content

A report by IDC suggests technology and services revenue for IoT will go from $4.8 trillion in 2012 to a staggering $7.3 trillion in 2017, with a compound annual growth rate of 8.8 percent. Read Original Content

Cumulative utility spending on IT systems for the smart grid will total $139.3 billion from 2014 through 2022, said Navigant Research. Read Original Content

According to Marketpublishers.com China is primed to be the globe’s biggest smart grid market. Over the next decade, the country is expected to spend $200 billion on grid infrastructure, commensurate with the plans and goals of the State Grid Corporation of China of building the smart grid all over China by 2020. Read Original Content

New York has opened its new $38 million smart grid and control center which is expected to help improve grid reliability as well as avoid blackouts in the city. 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 digital transformation analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.