This report assesses the market for M2M application platforms (MAPs), including the vendor/provider competitive landscape, key adoption trends, and market forecasts presented in US dollar revenues for the period from 2013 to 2018. An increasingly important part of M2M value chain, MAPs enable developers to abstract features and functionalities that are common across many M2M applications and focus more on features and functionalities that will differentiate their products and services in the market. MAPs differ from the related concept of M2M connection platforms (MCPs) in that MAPs focus on management of the remote device and facilitating application development, while MCPs focus on management of the cellular connection to the device.
Senior Principal Analyst, IoT Platforms
Sam Lucero is a seasoned industry analyst with over 16 years of experience analyzing telecommunications and networking technology markets. His current area of research focus centers on the Internet of Things (IoT) platforms market.