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.
2G GSM Sunset: A Call to Action for M2M Healthcare Providers
M2M health care and PERS service providers, which commonly use low-cost 2G GSM connectivity, are being forced to reconsider their network connectivity arrangements because AT&T has announced a shutdown of their 2G GSM cellular network in the U.S. at the end of 2016. In fact, that shutdown has already begun. This paper outlines the issues for M2M healthcare providers and offers best options available for them.
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.
European Single Market: What You Need to Know About the Coming EU Regulations
In Europe, charges for cellular roaming have been a costly headache for M2M service providers, but the European Union has begun implementing new regulations to lessen the complexity and cost of multi-national M2M/IOT deployments. This report outlines the changing landscape to help M2M managers achieve success.
Going Global with M2M: What You Must Know to Control Costs
M2M service providers and enterprise customers planning to set up global operations should plan in advance to deal with a number of issues in individual countries and regions, including cultures, languages, regulations, technologies and pricing. This whitepaper addresses these issues.
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.
Introduction to M2M & IoT: What Technologies and Connectivity Options are Right for You?
This whitepaper discusses the pros and cons of the many options for technology, connectivity, devices, and more.
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.
Securing the Internet of Things
While the rapid development of machine-to-machine communications (M2M) and the Internet of Things (IoT) is making headlines, this white paper addresses the security implications when businesses connect millions of machines to the Internet.
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 Connected Enterprise, The Connected Life
The Internet of Things (IoT), M2M, mobile devices — everything is becoming accessible to everything else and everyone, all the time. Users expect connectivity about as much as they expect to breathe, but for the enterprise, the goals are not that simple. Enabling connectivity for both the employee and the business, involves many steps. Learn how you can leverage all this connectivity and get the right insights to make better business decisions.
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.
The State of 2G, 3G, and 4G LTE Worldwide
If you are planning a new M2M/IOT deployment or updating your existing program, this whitepaper will be critical for your decision-making process. It updates the status of 2G and 3G GSM and CDMA and 4G LTE in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East & Asia.
The Truth about M2M Cellular Roaming
Despite all the friendly talk, traditional cellular operators around the world make a great deal of money on overages caused by roaming. If you want to protect your company from these perils, you need to know the truth about M2M cellular roaming.
The Ultimate Guide to Selecting a M2M Service Provider
The selection of a service provider for your M2M program is a critical step in the application’s deployment. Your choice to manage your M2M initiative can make the difference between success and failure. To help you select the ultimate service provider with the capacity to manage a successful deployment, we suggest six questions to ask any cellular operator of MVNO during the selection process
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.