20 Most Promising M2M Solution Providers - 2015
Machine-to-Machine has become a keyword that has the potential to transform operations in nearly every industry. With the primary aim of connecting, monitoring and actuating devices that are used chiefly in the telecom industry, the technology is now shifting towards cellular connectivity and data services that monitor the hardware equipments utilized in different industrial sectors. Greater demand for M2M solutions has primarily triggered the widespread adoption and creation of affordable wireless communication.
As the adoption of M2M increases, managing the sheer amount of connected devices is resulting in reduced workflow performance and giving rise to new types of security threats. Further, the convergence of trends like the cloud, mobile, and big data is fuelling a huge inflow of data in M2M space. To overcome these issues, the M2M vendors and service providers are offering new strategies in the submarkets such as M2M security, Connected Device Platforms (CDP) and Application Platforms.
While there are thousands of M2M solution providers in the market, the variety in solutions and their use cases have made spotting the right solution, a difficult task to accomplish. To simplify and help CIOs identify the right M2M solution providers, a distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, analysts, and CIOReview editorial board have selected the top M2M solution providers. The companies featured here demonstrate an ability to develop innovative technologies and methodologies, while offering outstanding customer service.
In our selection process, we looked at the vendor’s capability to fulfill the need for cost-effective and flexible solutions that add value to the M2M landscape. We present to you CIOReview’s 20 Most Promising M2M Solutions Providers 2015.