HARMAN Rated As An Undisputed IoT Service Provider Leader by Consulting Firm Zinnov

2016-10-11 07:00 1458

SEOUl, Korea, Oct. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, in anticipation of tomorrow's opening of the 2016 IoT Korea Exhibition & International Conference, HARMAN (NYSE: HAR), the premier connected technologies company for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, announced that it has been named  the undisputed Internet of Things (IoT) service provider by Zinnov, a leading management consulting firm. HARMAN emerged as the top leader in both the Product Development Engineering and Software Platform Engineering & Management categories in the Zinnov Zones 2016 IoT ratings.

The Zinnov Zones 2016 - Internet of Things Technology Services report is a first-of-its-kind, detailed analysis of over 30 services providers. This rating enables business leaders across industries to make informed decisions in partner selection across geographies for their IoT-led product and service initiatives.

HARMAN went through an extensive process that included analyst briefings, customer references and demos, earning Zinnov's top position as the leading IoT Service Provider. HARMAN partners with customers to accelerate their transformation to the connected world with its expertise in Mobile, Cloud, Analytics, Agile Development and Minimal Viable Product procedures. With more than 400 customers in the automotive, telecom, ISVs, retail, consumer electronics and IoT markets, HARMAN Connected Services has successfully driven the following projects:

  • 1,000+ Android projects successfully managed and developed
  • 300+ handset firmware projects managed and developed
  • 2 billion OTA software-enabled devices deployed
  • 15 million OTA software-enabled vehicles deployed

Industry giants like Google and Microsoft have recognized the efforts of HARMAN's more than 1,200 IoT specialists propelling the industry forward in segments such as retail, healthcare, financial, ISVs, gaming and energy & infrastructure.

"We're very proud that Zinnov has validated our efforts and recognized HARMAN once again, this time as the gold standard for its newest area of analysis: the Internet of Things," said Sanjay Dhawan, President, HARMAN Connected Services. "Based on Zinnov's findings, the IoT Technology market is expected to grow by 16 percent by 2017. I'm confident that HARMAN's partnerships with technology leaders, along with our breadth of services, will allow us to continue driving the IoT megatrend."

"It's clear that HARMAN Connected Service is making a name for itself in the market by creating standards in IoT to enable the interoperability of billions of connected devices. We're looking forward to watching HARMAN continue to grow as a standout player," said Sidhant Rastogi partner & practice head, Zinnov.


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Source: HARMAN
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