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The Top 10 IoT Trends in 2020

Report Summary:

The “Roaring Twenties” was characterised as a decade of economic growth and widespread prosperity, driven by recovery from wartime devastation and deferred spending, a boom in construction, and the rapid growth of consumer goods. As we head into a new decade, a century on from the Original “Roaring Twenties,” IoT stands at the forefront of a new frontier in technological innovation and economic opportunity, having finally started to move beyond hype and into reality for the first time.

In this report Strategy Analytics puts together a list of its top 10 predictions that will impact the coming year in the Internet of Things (IoT).

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary 4
2. Hyperscale IoT, 5G and MEC presents new UEM Challenges 6
2.1 2020 Outlook 7
3. IoT Security Begins to Evolve with Machine Learning and Blockchain 8
3.1 2020 Outlook 8
3.1.1 Machine Learning and Security 8
3.1.2 Blockchain and Security 8
4. Edge Computing Surges in 2020, Driven by 5G Emergence 10
4.1 2020 Outlook 10
5. 5G Starts Steadily for IoT in 2020 12
5.1 2020 Outlook 13
6. Specific Industry Verticals Pioneer the Move to 5G, especially Private Networks 14
6.1 2020 Outlook 14
6.1.1 Major Barriers to SA Widespread deployment in 2020 and 2021. 15
7. IoT offers Transparency and Traceability but Tread Carefully! 16
7.1 2020 Outlook 17
8. eSIM deployments will grow rapidly throughout 2020 18
8.1 2020 Outlook 18
8.1.1 Benefits for Enterprises 18
8.1.2 MNOs also stand to gain numerous benefits from eSIMs 19
9. Geolocation Continues to Prove Important in IoT Deployments 20
9.1 2020 Outlook 21
10. Multicloud and the IoT in 2020 23
10.1 2020 Outlook 23
11. IoT Gains Traction as a Tool for Sustainability 25
11.1 2020 Outlook 26
12. How Can We Help You? 27

Figure 1: 2019 IoT Device Deployment Intentions 6
Figure 2: Using Blockchain to ensure Integrity in Manufacturing 9
Figure 3: Multi Access Edge Computing (MEC) 10
Figure 4: 5G IoT Cellular Device Connections by Vertical Industry 12
Figure 5: Blockchain use cases in supply chains 16
Figure 6: Company geolocation implementation plans? 21
Figure 7: A Multi cloud enterprise environment 24
Figure 8: Allocation of global GHG emissions in 2010 to seven end use sectors 25

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