June 7, 2012 Leave a comment
- Axeda offers a cloud-based platform that helps customers develop and manage M2M applications across many vertical industries, and has been in the business for many years
- At its annual event, enthusiasm for M2M continues to mount, and customer case stories show advancement in the maturity of deployments
The annual Axeda Connexion M2M event (held in Cambridge, MA this week) was subtitled: “Get Serious about M2M”. The implication is that we are now at (or close to) the stage where M2M can be transformational to businesses.
To drive the point home, Axeda referred to its Connected Product Maturity Model, a growth curve that depicts six levels of maturity for the industry, against which each company deploying M2M solutions can measure itself. The levels range from Unconnected to Connected to Serviceable to Intelligent to Optimized to Innovative. Most of the customers describing their deployments seem to be somewhere in the middle, where M2M connectivity has begun to not only enhance their existing products and services with productivity benefits and cost reductions, but is beginning to leverage the kind of intelligence that can create even greater organizational impact. Read more of this post