SOURCE: Vodafone

Vodafone

September 14, 2015 09:01 ET

Vodafone Retains Leadership Position in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Machine-to-Machine Services, Worldwide

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 14, 2015) - Vodafone has retained its position as a leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Managed Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Services, Worldwide for both "ability to execute" and "completeness of vision" categories.

Vodafone's Director of M2M, Erik Brenneis said, "M2M is a highly competitive and rapidly evolving market. We welcome this recognition -- for the second year in a row -- of the scale and scope of our network together with our commitment to meeting our customers' needs."

Vodafone has connected M2M customers globally for more than 20 years. The Group's technology underpins some of the world's most prominent and successful M2M applications from smart metering and connected cars to fleet management and mHealth applications.

The assessment criteria for "ability to execute" category include an evaluation of the product or service; overall viability; sales execution and pricing; market responsiveness and record; marketing execution; customer experience and operations. Criteria for "completeness of vision" category include market understanding; marketing strategy; sales strategy; offering (product) strategy; business model; vertical and industry strategy; innovation and geographic strategy.

To view the full report, "Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Machine-to-Machine Services, Worldwide" by Eric Goodness, King-Yew Foong, Leif-Olof Wallin and Katja Ruud published August 26, 2015 please visit: http://www.vodafone.com/business/m2m/vodafone-retains-leadership-position-in-gartner-magic-quadrant-for-managed-machine-to-machine-services-worldwide-2015-09-14

About Vodafone

Vodafone is one of the world's largest telecommunications companies and provides a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications. Vodafone has mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with mobile networks in 55 more, and fixed broadband operations in 17 markets. As of 30 June 2015, Vodafone had 449 million mobile customers and 12 million fixed broadband customers. For more information, please visit: www.vodafone.com.

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