Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Kevin Benedict's Connected Globe News Weekly – Week of April 5, 2015

Welcome to Connected Globe 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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Reports n Reports expects the wireless M2M market to account for nearly $196 billion in revenue by the end of 2020, following a compound annual growth rate of 21 percent during the six year period between 2014 and 2020. Read Original Content

According to Research Beam, the global connected car M2M connections and services market is set to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 26.19 percent over the period 2014-2019. Read Original Content

The worldwide M2M technology market is forecast to grow to £30 billion by 2018 and is set to revolutionize the service management industry. These are the findings of a new white paper commissioned by service management software provider Advanced Field Service. Read Original Content

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According to a new survey, IT professionals approach the Internet of Things more concerned about security/rise of cyber attacks (44 percent) and privacy (28 percent) than any other issues related to the emerging new computing environment. Read Original Content

Smart building technology spending is expected to grow to $17.4 billion in 2019, according to IDC Energy Insights. Read Original Content

According to a report published by ABI Research, Sierra Wireless controlled 34 percent of the global M2M market in 2013. With the acquisition of Maingate and the company’s strong growth over the past two years, the market share number could be higher in 2015.  Read Original Content

IBM has announced it will invest $3 billion over the next four years to establish a new Internet of Things unit, and that it is building a cloud-based open platform designed to help clients and ecosystem partners build IoT solutions.  Read Original Content

The global smart cities market to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 16.6 percent over the period 2014-2019, says a new report, “Global Smart Cities Market 2015-2019“, by Research and Markets. 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.