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Telecom Managed Services: The Market for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Managed Service Providers

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Telecom Managed Services: The Market for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Managed Service Providers

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Overview: Machine-to-machine (M2M) communications is a technology that is transforming the way that business is conducted, impacting everything from traditional telephony and IT operations to ERP, SCM, public safety, homeland security, and more. Traditionally the realm of utilities and SCADA systems, M2M is expanding into many new industries, market segments, applications, and use cases. Several new areas hold great promise including connected vehicles and healthcare.

The M2M ecosystem is complex and includes device manufacturers, wireless service providers, integrators, platform providers and developers. There are many drivers for managed services within the M2M value chain. The report evaluates the M2M market, drivers for managed services providers, competitive marketplace, and provides conclusions and recommendations for players within the value chain.

This research is a must-read for anyone within the M2M community including mobile network operators and other service providers, infrastructure providers, managed service providers, and more.

Target Audience: Mobile network operators

Managed services providers

Systems integration companies

Application developers and ASP

Network integration companies

Network infrastructure providers

Enterprise companies of all types

Investment and M&A companies of all types

M2M equipment and service providers of all types

Table of Contents:

1.0 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 5 2.0 INTRODUCTION 8 2.1 MOBILE NETWORK OPERATORS (MNO) AND M2M 8

2.2 M2M AND INDUSTRY VERTICALS 8

3.0 MANAGED SERVICES 12

3.1 WHAT IS MANAGED SERVICE PROVIDER (MSP) 123.2 REASONS FOR SHIFTING SOLUTION PROVIDERS TO MANAGED SERVICES MODELS 123.3 MANAGED SERVICE BENEFITS 133.4 THE ROAD TO BECOMING A MSP 133.5 MSP CORE DELIVERABLES 143.6 WHAT SHOULD BE INCLUDED IN A MANAGED SERVICES AGREEMENT 15

4.0 M2M SERVICES 18

4.1 M2M APPLICATIONS 18

4.2 M2M MARKET OVERVIEW 20

4.3 M2M MARKET DYNAMICS 21

4.3.1 CATEGORIZING M2M APPLICATIONS 21

4.3.2 PROJECTING FUTURE M2M MARKET GROWTH 23

4.4 KEY BENEFITS OF M2M SERVICES 29

4.4.1 MNOS PLAY A PIVOTAL ROLE 30

4.4.2 THE M2M VALUE CHAIN 31

4.4.3 MNOS LEVERAGING THE MARKET 34

4.4.4 M2M BUSINESS CASE IN VARIOUS INDUSTRIES/SEGMENTS 38

5.0 M2M MANAGED SERVICES 68

5.1 THE M2M ECOSYSTEM AND THE NEED FOR MSPS 685.1.1 EQUIPMENT SUPPLIER 685.1.2 TELECOM OPERATOR 695.1.3 SOFTWARE DEVELOPER 695.1.4 INTEGRATOR 695.1.5 DISTRIBUTOR 695.1.6 CONSULTING 705.1.7 HOSTING AND SERVICE PLATFORM SUPPLIER 705.1.8 SECURITY: A KEY ISSUE 715.2 DECISION FACTORS FOR THE MNO IN M2M 725.2.1 OPERATOR OPERATING MODELS 725.2.2 LEASE AIRTIME 735.2.3 COOPERATION WITH AGGREGATOR 735.2.4 PROVIDING SYSTEM INTEGRATION 745.2.5 COOPERATION WITH DEVICE MANUFACTURERS 745.2.6 COOPERATION WITH APPLICATION SERVICE PROVIDER 745.3 MANAGED SERVICES FOR M2M 755.3.1 THE TRANSFORMATION OF M2M TO A MANAGED SERVICES PLAY 765.3.2 MANAGED PLATFORMS PERFECT FIT FOR M2M SERVICES 765.3.3 MANAGED SERVICE DRIVING M2M GROWTH 785.3.4 FUTURE OF M2M MANAGED SERVICES 80

6.0 M2M AND MSP MARKET OUTLOOK 82

6.1 TECHNOLOGY DRIVERS FOR M2M AND MSPS 82

6.2 EMERGING OPPORTUNITIES IN INTELLIGENT CONNECTED SYSTEMS 84

6.3 THE NEED FOR INTEGRATED PLATFORMS IN INTELLIGENT SYSTEM 85

6.4 MANAGED M2M PLATFORMS PROVIDE LONG-TERM SOLUTIONS 90

6.5 A KEY MARKET: M2M IN HEALTHCARE 92

7.0 MARKET OUTLOOK, VENDOR, AND SOLUTION ANALYSIS 95

7.1 M2M MARKET OUTLOOK 957.1.1 CELLULAR AND M2M MODULES 967.1.2 SATELLITE M2M 977.1.3 M2M AND SMART METERS 997.1.4 M2M MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE 1007.2 M2M SERVICES PROVIDERS 1027.2.1 ACCENTURE 1027.2.2 ARICENT GROUP 1037.2.3 CISCO 1037.2.4 DIGI 1047.2.5 ETHERIOS 1057.2.6 ERICSSON 1067.2.7 MAXIS 1077.2.8 MDS 1087.2.9 METRILOG 1087.2.10 M2M INTELLIGENCE 1097.2.11 SCADA ACCESS 1107.2.12 SIERRA WIRELESS 1107.2.13 TELIT WIRELESS SOLUTIONS 1117.2.14 VODAFONE 1127.2.15 WIRELESS LOGIC 1137.2.16 WYLESS 114

8.0 CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS 116

8.1 NEED FOR MSP SMB M2M SOLUTIONS 118

8.2 EXPECT AND PLAN FOR CONSOLIDATION 118

8.2.1 WHY CONSOLIDATE? 118

8.2.2 WHAT TO EXPECT 120

8.3 GET READY FOR THE INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT) 124

8.4 SUMMARY 125

List of Graphs Figure 1: Wireless M2M applications include connectivity-enabled devices 19

Figure 2: Pepsico's Social Vending Machine 47

Figure 3: Diagram of UHF Architecture 60

Figure 4: M2M Value Chain 68

Figure 5: Conceptual M2M Platform 89

Figure 6: Global Cellular M2M Network Connections 2010 - 2016 96

Figure 7: Global WWAN M2M Module Market Revenues 2011 - 2017 97

Figure 8: Global Satellite M2M Market Revenue 2011 - 2016 98

Figure 9: Global Smart Meter M2M Connections units 2010 - 2020 100

Figure 10: Global M2M Management Market Revenues 2011 - 2017 101

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