STAMFORD, CT, August 29, 2017 – HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, today announced that it has aced the IoT Services ratings for the Zinnov Zones 2017 – a first-of-its-kind detailed analysis of 24 service providers and their capabilities. HARMAN Connected Services was recognized in the leadership zone in all nine sub categories included in Zinnov’s analysis.
Zinnov predicted that IoT spending will grow to $322 billion by 2022. HARMAN Connected Services has worked to build IoT solutions that span a wide variety of markets from product engineering to managed services to analytics across all HARMAN divisions – connected services, lifestyle (conversational technologies), health care, industrial and manufacturing, connected car and professional division. By partnering with customers to accelerate transformation to the connected world and utilizing its industry expertise, HARMAN has earned the position as the leading IoT service provider. For additional details, please visit https://services.harman.com/content/harman-leads-pack-iot-services-yet-again
“Organizations across industries are looking to bridge the gap between operational technology (OT) and information technology to maximize the potential of IoT,” said Mimi Spier, vice president of IoT Business at VMware. “In HARMAN we have a partner that is a clear industry leader and with their superior, enterprise grade services can help us deliver scalable, secure and easy to manage IoT Solutions for global IT and OT infrastructure.”
“This recognition from Zinnov confirms that HARMAN remains far above current players in the IoT solution and services marketplace,” said Sanjay Dhawan, President, HARMAN Connected Services. “As the market continues to grow, we look forward to facilitating digital transformation within organizations and delivering innovative IoT solutions to our customers.”
Industry giants like Google, IBM and Microsoft have recognized the efforts of HARMAN’s IoT capabilities by partnering with the company. HARMAN Connected Services has established itself as a leader in IoT with more than 400 customers in the automotive, telecom, ISVs, retail, consumer electronics and IoT markets. HARMAN acts as the tip of the spear in driving innovation around IoT platform engineering, device-to-cloud, artificial intelligence, and digital transformation solutions (DTS) for their customers.
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HARMAN (harman.com) designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 50 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Zinnov was founded in 2002, with presence in Bangalore, Gurgaon, Silicon Valley, and Houston. Since its inception, Zinnov has built in-depth expertise in Product Engineering and Digital Transformation. With a strong foundation in Research and Strategy Consulting they enable their clients to accelerate growth and create efficiencies through innovation, productivity, technology, networked economies and cost savings. They work with clients in the Software, Automotive, Telecom & Networking, Consumer Electronics, Storage, Healthcare, Financial Services & Retail, Semiconductor verticals in US, Europe, Japan & India.
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