HARMAN today announced that it has been recognized in the “Winner’s Circle” by HfS Research in its newest HfS Blueprint Report: IoT Services 2015. The Company received the highest overall score among top service providers in the Internet of Things (IoT) market.
In its IoT Services Blueprint Report, the industry’s first assessment of the IoT services market, HfS Research examined current trends and forward-looking market activity, covering IoT consulting, enablement, connectivity, integration and management.
“Over the last 12 months, we have witnessed an incredible explosion in demand for connected systems and devices. As this trend accelerates and expands to all areas of life, it’s critical that service providers design and deliver IoT services that are seamless, intelligent and robust for enterprises,” said Charles Sutherland, chief research officer, HfS. “HARMAN’s portfolio of accelerators, Over-the-Air (OTA) capabilities and analytics expertise place it at the forefront of the Winner’s Circle of IoT services providers. With end-to-end service capabilities and a deep knowledge of the industries it serves, HARMAN has demonstrated exceptional innovation and execution, setting it up well to capitalize on the growing IoT market.”
HARMAN partners with customers in the automotive, manufacturing, healthcare, media, retail and consumer device markets to accelerate IoT platform development. Through its Connected Services division, HARMAN provides software engineering and integration services that help businesses rapidly design and develop products and technologies at the convergence of device, sensors, cloud and data.
“HARMAN is proud to receive this significant validation from HfS Research,” said Dinesh Paliwal, chairman, president and chief executive officer of HARMAN. “Earning this recognition reflects HARMAN’s relentless focus on purposeful innovation and flawless execution, two fundamental drivers of progress and success in the IoT space. Already partnering with more than 400 top companies around the world, HARMAN is prepared to extend our track record as an industry leader and global software and services innovator in the rapidly growing IoT market.”