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IDC MarketScape: OceanConnect Places Huawei in Leader Segment

Jun 15, 2018

[Hannover, Germany, June 15, 2018] A recent report by international IT and data analysis consultancy IDC, titled IDC MarketScape: Worldwide IoT Platforms (Device and Network Connectivity Providers) 2018 Vendor Assessment, ranks Huawei OceanConnect as a leader in the IoT market segment. Depicted in the following chart, their analysis finds that Huawei's platform excels in three dimensions: capabilities (vertical axis), strategies (horizontal axis), and market performance (bubble size).

A graph from IDC that shows the market of worldwide IoT platforms from device and network connectivity providers in 2018

IDC MarketScape Worldwide IoT Platforms (Device and Network Connectivity Providers) Source IDC, 2018

The report notes that Huawei's OceanConnect IoT Platform provides full-stack platform services, including connectivity management, device management, and application enablement. In large commercial deployments of their technology, Huawei collaborates with operators to offer cloud-network synergy and leverage the advantages of NB-IoT networks. Unlike other IoT players, Huawei provides enterprises with IoT cloud services accessible anywhere in the world. In addition, HUAWEI CLOUD strategies lay a solid foundation for IoT development. Customers praised Huawei for its secure and reliable services, and for forming a genuine partnership.

Huawei remains committed to bringing digital transformation to every person, home, and organization to create a fully connected, intelligent world. To this end, back in 2015, Huawei focused its strategic development on a bringing together three elements: the OceanConnect IoT Platform, two access modes (wired and wireless), and the lightweight but powerful LiteOS. Taking an integrative approach to innovation and development, Huawei endeavors to build a smart IoT platform, develop multiple connection modes, and foster an intricate IoT ecosystem. 

Huawei's OceanConnect IoT Platform has been deployed widely in industry, including Internet of Vehicles (IoV), public utilities, and Smart Cities. It has served customers such as Groupe PSA, Shenzhen Gas, Shenzhen Water Group, Weifang Municipal Government, China Telecom, China Unicom, and China Mobile. The platform provides a variety of innovative services to bring value to industry customers and operators, and promotes IoT service innovation and commercial deployment.

*The preceding information comes from the report IDC MarketScape: Worldwide IoT Platforms (Device and Network Connectivity Providers) 2018 Vendor Assessment. Huawei is not liable for this information. Any third party shall bear all risks caused by use of this information.

About IDC MarketScape:  IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.