Magazine Article | November 20, 2013

Make M2M A Reality In Your Business

Source: Field Technologies Magazine

By Larry Jovanovic, VP of cloud product management, Etherios, www.etherios.com

You’ve heard about what M2M can do for you — now here’s how you can make it come to life for your organization.

Deploying an M2M (machine-to-machine) solution can be extremely complex, from wireless hardware integration to application development. When and how does M2M and the Internet of Things move from idea to implementation? To answer this question, organizations are increasingly looking for an end-to-end M2M solutions provider — someone who can navigate the complexities of moving from idea to deployed solution.

Customers are seeing tremendous benefits from working with single-solution providers that can deliver across the continuum of components required of a holistic M2M solution, rather than dealing with the complexities of handoffs between service providers. Following is an overview of the core capabilities an end-to-end M2M solutions provider should offer.