Gartner’s so-called Magic Quadrant ranks competing players in the major technology markets via a uniform set of evaluation criteria. Gartner examines, how well technology providers are executing their stated visions and how well they are performing generally on a given market. In the latest analysis for managed M2M services, Gartner evaluated two strategic areas: “Completeness of Vision” and “Ability to Execute,” while focusing on cellular connectivity and related value-added services.
But what does it mean to be rated a “leader” for managed M2M services? According to Gartner, a “leader” such as Deutsche Telekom invests in the future of the Internet of Things (IoT), performs skilfully and frequently exceeds expectations. Deutsche Telekom has a clear vision on where IoT is going and shapes this market, rather than following it.
This recognition follows up well with Deutsche Telekom’s success story as a pioneer for M2M services. Earlier this year, Analysys Mason also included Deutsche Telekom in an assessment on market leaders based on M2M performance.
The full report of Gartner is available here.
If you want to find out more about Deutsche Telekom’s M2M portfolio, you should check out our interview with Ralf Nejedl, Senior Vice President of B2B & ICT at Deutsche Telekom AG and responsible for Deutsche Telekom’s M2M business in Europe.