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Growth Opportunities for Service Providers in the Internet of Things (IoT)

Growth Opportunities for Service Providers in the Internet of Things (IoT)

IoT is already having a major impact on businesses, governments, and consumers. Advancements in connectivity will increasingly enable solutions to integrate with enterprise management solutions and help businesses improve efficiency and increase productivity. To survive in this rapidly changing environment, companies must define their digital strategies and be cognizant of how IoT can help them gain a competitive edge. This insight provides an overview of the current IoT landscape, market metrics, analyst predictions, and growth opportunities for value chain participants.


  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
    • Defining the Internet of Things (IoT)
    • IoT Market Definitions
    • Fragmentation Breeds Innovation and Opportunity
    • The Magic Behind the Power of IoT-Microelectronics
    • Where is the Money?
    • Forces of Transformation
    • Where is the Money?
  • Top Predictions for IoT in 2017
    • Prediction 1-IoT Evolves to Use Sentient Tools
    • Prediction 2-Cognitive is the New Smart
    • Prediction 3-IoT Platforms Get Commoditized
    • Prediction 4-Drone Deliveries are Here
    • Prediction 5-IoT is a National Security Hazard
    • Prediction 6-The Convergence of Car and Home is Here
    • Prediction 7-AI Personal Assistant Race for Dominance
    • Prediction 8-Fog Computing Becomes Common
  • IoT Market Dynamics
    • Market Size and Forecast
    • Total IoT Connections
      • Table IoT Market: Connections Market Size and Forecast, Global, 2014-2023
      • Table IoT Market: Connections Market Size and Forecast by Region, Global, 2014-2023
      • Table IoT Market: Connections Breakdown by Region, Global, 2016 and 2023
      • Table IoT Market: Connections Breakdown by Application, Global, 2014-2023
  • Growth Opportunities for Different Levels of the IoT Ecosystem
    • Growth Opportunities for Platform Vendors
    • Growth Opportunities for Solution Providers and System Integrators
    • Growth Opportunities for Connectivity Providers
  • The Last Word
    • Competition in IoT Heats Up
  • Appendix-Defining IoT
    • An Introduction to the Frost & Sullivan IoT program
      • What Makes IoT Critical for Businesses, Governments, and Consumers?
    • Our Strategic Approach to IoT
    • A Truly End-to-End Perspective
    • Why Frost & Sullivan?

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