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Sizing Up the Internet of Things 
October 2014 
Copyright (c) 2014 CompTIA Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved. | CompTIA...
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1992 1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016 2020 
Billions of Things Connected to the Internet 
Projecting t...
49% 
51% 
Over-hyped 
Hyped at an appropriate level 
IT Industry Executives Split on Internet of Things Hype 
21% 
44% 
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The Evolving Internet of Things Ecosystem 
Regulators / 
Government 
Miniature 
Devices 
Sensors / 
Chips 
Networks 
Platf...
Perceptions of Who Will be Making Money with the 
Internet of Things 
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15% 
23% 
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26% 
30% 
35% 
40% 
45% 
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IT Executive Perceptions of where the Internet of Things 
will Most Likely Have an Impact or Provide Value 
Internet of Th...
Actions Taken by IT Industry Executives to Understand 
IoT Opportunities 
25% 
8% 
12% 
20% 
21% 
22% 
34% 
61% 
None of t...
About CompTIA Market Research 
Source: CompTIA Market Research 
CompTIA is a member of the Marketing Research Association ...
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Sizing up the Internet of Things

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IT industry executives are split on the Internet of Things (IoT) hype, according to CompTIA market research. Where do you sit in the mix?

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Sizing up the Internet of Things

  1. 1. Sizing Up the Internet of Things October 2014 Copyright (c) 2014 CompTIA Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved. | CompTIA.org
  2. 2. 0 10 20 30 40 50 1992 1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016 2020 Billions of Things Connected to the Internet Projecting the ‘Things’ Behind the Internet of Things 50.1 billion 34.8 billion 22.9 billion 14.4 billion 8.7 billion 0.1 billion 0.5 billion IoT primarily comprised of computers, mobile phones and tablet ‘things’ Industrial and emerging ‘things’ increasingly captures a larger share of IoT market Sources: Group SJR | Cisco | CompTIA From 2014-2020, IoT grows at an annual compound rate of 23.1% CAGR
  3. 3. 49% 51% Over-hyped Hyped at an appropriate level IT Industry Executives Split on Internet of Things Hype 21% 44% 30% 5% Hyped at an appropriate level Over-hyped IoT Hype Rating Hype Rating Segmentation Outlook promising Outlook unknown Source: CompTIA’s Sizing Up the Internet of Things study | Base: n=293 U.S. IT companies
  4. 4. The Evolving Internet of Things Ecosystem Regulators / Government Miniature Devices Sensors / Chips Networks Platforms IT Services / Management Carriers / Network Providers Analytics Security Integration / Solutions Standards & Protocols Consortiums / Industry Groups Cloud Service Providers Software / Apps SERVICES SOFTWARE / CONNECTIVITY RULES HARDWARE Source: CompTIA
  5. 5. Perceptions of Who Will be Making Money with the Internet of Things 11% 15% 23% 25% 26% 30% 35% 40% 45% None of the above / don't know Platform and ecosystem providers (e.g. ThingWorx, AllJoyn, iOS Homekit, etc.) Sensor and chip companies Networking equipment/software companies Telecom carriers, cable companies and other “owners of the pipes” IT solution providers/MSPs to support/manage IoT Companies, such as integrators, skilled at tying various services together using APIs Data analytics/Big data companies Device companies (e.g. Nest, Fitbit, SmartThings, Google Glass, etc.) Among IT channel partners in this study, 9% believe they will definitely be in a position to make money from the IoT over the next 2 years, while 23% believe they probably will be positioned to do so. Source: CompTIA’s Sizing Up the Internet of Things study | Base: n=293 U.S. IT companies
  6. 6. IT Executive Perceptions of where the Internet of Things will Most Likely Have an Impact or Provide Value Internet of Things Elements Create Collect Intelligence Context 46% 45% 44% 42% 35% Control & Monitor Creating new revenue/business opportunities from connected systems (e.g. smart cities, connected vehicles) Controlling/monito ring newly connected pieces of equipment Collecting new streams of data Adding intelligence to previously “dumb” objects or systems Gathering contextual information about customers Note: these results are another reflection of the uncertainty in the market. It is likely IT industry executives expect IoT to impact all of these on some level over the long-term, but in the short-term, it is more difficult to say for sure. Source: CompTIA’s Sizing Up the Internet of Things study | Base: n=293 U.S. IT companies
  7. 7. Actions Taken by IT Industry Executives to Understand IoT Opportunities 25% 8% 12% 20% 21% 22% 34% 61% None of the above Investigated the offerings of companies in the IoT space Received information from a vendor partner Had internal strategic discussions Attended a conference / presentation / webinar Had discussions with customers Read research or market intelligence reports Follow IoT news stories Source: CompTIA’s Sizing Up the Internet of Things study | Base: n=293 U.S. IT companies
  8. 8. About CompTIA Market Research Source: CompTIA Market Research CompTIA is a member of the Marketing Research Association and abides by its guidelines for survey best practices and research ethics. CompTIA is responsible for all content contained in this report. CompTIA research is one way in which the association re-invests resources in the IT channel. As the voice of the IT industry, CompTIA has hundreds of tools, market intelligence reports and business training programs to help IT channel organizations grow through education, certification, advocacy and philanthropy. CompTIA research reports are available at no cost to CompTIA members to help them develop and hone their business plans. Visit www.comptia.org or contact research@comptia.org for more information.

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