Head-to-head on the growth of 5G and technology giants coming together to advance its spread means managed service providers will see new customer demand for how sensors and the Internet of Things (IoT) can drive revenue or cut operational costs can lower.
Market research firm IDC predicts global revenues from private LTE and 5G wireless infrastructure will reach $8.3 billion by 2026, after totaling $1.7 billion in 2021, according to a recent IDC release. The need to support IoT endpoints and sensors is part of the push for this wave of private mobile network deployment.
A recent blog post from the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) provides examples of how MSPs can monetize the IoT explosion that is happening across industries – from improved facilities and fleets to improved production line quality control and inventory management, not to mention not to mention securing all the IoT devices that enable these services.
And with all these opportunities, where’s a partner to start? To keep service providers up to date on the latest and greatest IoT technologies, CRN presents the 50 Coolest IoT Companies of the Year. Our businesses span connectivity, hardware, industrial IoT, security and software.
The 10 Coolest IoT Hardware Companies: The Internet of Things in 2022 50
Innovations in hardware enable artificial intelligence, 5G and other IoT capabilities. That’s why CRN has recognized some of the biggest names in the field, from Dell Technologies and Cisco to Latronix and Advantech. These are the 10 coolest IoT hardware companies of 2022.