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North American IoT Cloud Market Insight

North American IoT Cloud Market Insight

This market insight presents an analysis of the North American Internet of Things (IoT) cloud market. It describes the key challenges addressed by cloud-based solutions for IoT lifecycle management. For instance, common industry challenges in IoT application development include lack of standardization, rapid lifecycle of devices (and device components), longer time-to-market for new IoT applications, and lack of qualified personnel to develop new applications. This research provides the key enterprise considerations for selecting an IoT cloud vendor. Also, a high-level analysis of the economic benefits of using an IoT cloud solution is presented as well as estimates on the total market opportunity for IoT cloud solution providers.


  • Introduction and Overview
  • Market Overview and Key Definitions
    • Defining IoT
    • IoT Platform Layers
    • Role of IoT Cloud in Driving New Product and Service Innovation
    • IoT Platform Segmentation
  • Key Industry Challenges
    • Complexity of New Solution Development and Deployment
    • Need for Appropriate Data Management
    • Challenges According to the Company Type
  • How IoT Cloud Solutions Can Help
    • IoT Cloud vs. DIY-IoT Application Approach
  • Key Market Trends
    • Strong Growth of Connected At-home Consumer Products
    • From Connected Device Management to Connected Product Management-Focus on Value-added Services
    • Combination of Connectivity Management and Application Enablement Functionality
    • Introduction of IoT-specific PaaS Solutions
    • IoT in Advertising and Commerce
  • Key Considerations for Selecting an IoT Cloud Platform
  • Assessing the Market Opportunity for IoT Cloud Solutions
    • Estimating the Market Opportunity for the IoT Cloud
    • Key Considerations
  • The Last Word

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