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This is Ovum’s data set covering investments and acquisitions in the Internet of Things sector by OEMs and vendors from across the TMT landscape.


  • There were 27 new deals listed in 2H17, 11 of which disclosed terms of purchase. Across those 12 deals, companies spent a total of $7.7bn. Acquisitions and investments mainly consisted of US and European companies in IT services/IoT platform solutions.
  • The most notable deals of 2H17 was Atos's $5.3bn acquisition of Gemalto, which is for the purpose of strengthening Gemalto's cybersecurity and IoT services with Atos's codex and analytics.

Features and Benefits

  • Analyzes the spending by TMT companies on IoT, including which sectors they invest in, which regions, and how much money is being invested.
  • Identify key trends and growth areas in IoT investment.

Key questions answered

  • How many TMT companies have invested in IoT since 2011?
  • How much money have TMT companies invested in IoT since 2011?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: IoT Investments Tracker: 2H17

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