2G, 3G, 4G… OMG! What G is Right for M2M?
There are multiple technology options for M2M. How do you know which one is right for your application? Find the best options for your M2M solution in this whitepaper. We discuss the pros and cons of 2G, 3G, and 4G networks, as well as the differences between traditional and varied M2M applications.
AT&T’s 2G GSM Sunset
AT&T is turning off their 2G GSM network on January 1, 2017. Companies using this service must act now. This free whitepaper is the definitive guide on your alternatives and the costs thereof.
GSM v. CDMA: Technical Comparison of M2M Technologies
GSM and CDMA are similar technologies but understanding their differences is crucial for determining the right solution for your M2M program. This whitepaper compares the GSM and CDMA technology families.
M2M Cellular Antennas: SISO v. MIMO Whitepaper
This whitepaper discusses Single Input Single Output (“SISO”) and Multiple Input Multiple Output (“MIMO”) antennas for use in 4G LTE cellular technology.
Managed M2M Platforms: Quick Fix vs. Long-Term Solution
Heavy Reading reviews and compares 12 prominent M2M platform providers who are developing managed propositions that support telecom operators to sell M2M services. It reviews the solutions they offer, their progress-to-date and considers whether they are likely to be long-term partners for telecom operators.
Mobile Network Operator Approaches to M2M and Strategies for Ensuring Profitable Services
Informa Telecoms and Media details the range of considerations and implementation options for Mobile Network Operators looking to improve M2M profitability.
Successful Troubleshooting – Design for It!
Designing for successful troubleshooting can be a difficult process. This whitepaper identifies all the touchpoints during the M2M application lifecycle when it is important to consider the necessary debugging and troubleshooting support in a product.
The Evolution of M2M
Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications and the Internet of Things (IoT) have reached a new level of buzz. Many project it to be the fastest growing industry in the technology sector. However, M2M has been around longer than most people realize. This whitepaper shares the history and evolution of M2M and discusses the future of IoT, including the technologies that will change the industry and where we should expect to see the largest impact.
The Future of M2M Application Enablement Platforms
In recent years, Application Enablement Platforms have emerged as software infrastructures that provide support for M2M application developers to launch and operate M2M applications. Today, as M2M is gaining strategic importance in enterprises, customers are asking for more capable solutions. This white paper discusses how emerging trends in M2M are shaping the evolution of Application Enablement Platforms for more reliable and intelligent M2M solutions.
Using Technology to Lower Costs and Improve Productivity for Fleets
This whitepaper will describe technology solutions that can help you save money on the largest fleet costs including compliance, fuel, maintenance, route planning, load matching, dispatching, and insurance.
Why MVNOs and Carriers Aren’t Right for Your M2M Application
No matter your industry, deploying a machine-to-machine (M2M) application is a complex endeavor. You must first know that there are three distinct types of companies that can connect your cellular M2M devices: mobile/cellular carriers, MVNOs and Aeris. To select the provider that is best for you, you must first know the facts. We understand that cellular M2M is complex and confusing – in this whitepaper, we hope to clarify the situation.
Wireless IP for M2M 101 – The Basics
Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communication is complex. In this whitepaper, we give you an introduction to M2M data transmissions using wireless technology. This paper includes adiscussion of the differences among 2G, 3G, and 4G netorks, selecting the right protocol, security, and more.
Wireless IP for M2M Best Practices
Using wireless IP for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) for data transmission dramatically expands your product and service capabilities however, you must forget you “wired” mentality. This advanced discussion of wireless IP covers how to manage dueling stacks, shoulder taps, encryption and more.