IoT is Strategic to Organizations

IDC defines the Internet of Things (IoT) as a network of uniquely identifiable end points (or things) that communicate bi-directionally without human interaction using IP connectivity.

Key IoT coverage from IDC includes:

  • Worldwide, regional and ecosystem technology breakout forecasts including units installed and spend
  • Analysis of technology components
  • Annual worldwide business decision maker survey on IoT adoption, preferences, and deployments
  • IoT purpose-built platforms

IDC Predicts...

By 2018, the "open data platform" will emerge as the next frontier, driving higher IoT adoption

By 2019, over 75% of IoT device manufacturers will use security and privacy as competitive positioning

By 2021, IoT & blockchain services will accelerate micro-payments in healthcare, media, and publishing