- Deutsche Telekom recognized second time in a row
- 11 providers for Managed M2M Services evaluated
- Providers collectively manage more than 90 million cellular M2M connections
For the second time in a row Deutsche Telekom has been recognized as a leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Managed M2M Services. Gartner evaluated against the two strategic axes ‘completeness of vision‘ and ‚ability to execute‘ with focus on cellular connectivity and related value-added services. Gartner states that „the use of managed M2M services is an important element of many Internet of Things solutions”.
“The recognition is especially exciting for us as we believe it acknowledges our aim to be the best choice for our customers to connect things. This covers not only high quality global access but also a horizontal Application Enabling Platform and end-to-end solutions. A good example for our horizontal services is the “Cloud of Things” platform which allows our customers to easily connect and manage their assets worldwide, a fact that was also acknowledged in the report,” says Alexander Lautz, Senior Vice President, Machine-to-Machine, Deutsche Telekom.
The full report (“Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed M2M Services” by Eric Goodness, King-Yew Foong, Leif-Olof Wallin, Katja Ruud, August 26, 2015)
is available here.
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About Deutsche Telekom
Deutsche Telekom is one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies with around 151 million mobile customers, 30 million fixed-network lines and more than 17 million broadband lines (as of December 31, 2014). The Group provides fixed network, mobile communications, Internet and IPTV products and services for consumers and ICT solutions for business customers and corporate customers. Deutsche Telekom is present in more than 50 countries and has approximately 228,000 employees worldwide. The Group generated revenues of EUR 62.7 billion in the 2014 financial year – more than 60 percent of it outside Germany.