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This tracker logs, classifies, and provides trend analysis for publicly announced platform deployments between vendors and service providers (wireless carriers and third-party specialists).


  • Software platforms have been at the center of all meaningful innovation in the market for connected assets over the last six years. Platforms have transformed embedded connectivity from the simple wholesale of SIMs and modems to a market for intelligent, managed services.
  • Connectivity management, device management, and application management are the three typical platform types. Having started with the cellular M2M market, platform providers are now re-architecting their products for the wider world of the Internet of Things.
  • Ovum has catalogued 84 individual deals between service providers and platform vendors in this tracker.

Features and Benefits

  • Details M2M and IoT platform deals by service providers, from 2009 until the end of 1Q15.
  • Summarizes M2M and IoT platform sales by vendor, from 2009 until the end of 1Q15.

Key questions answered

  • What is the current and historical growth trend for M2M and IoT platform deployments?
  • Who are the market-leading vendors, and with whom are they embedded?
  • Who are the most active service providers, and what vendor suppliers are they choosing?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: M2M and IoT Platform Deals Tracker: 1Q15


  • Author

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