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6 Questions to Ask an M2M Service Provider

Businesses are becoming increasingly reliant on machines to deliver accurate, secure information. No matter your industry, deploying a machine-to-machine (M2M) or Internet of Things (IoT) application is a complex endeavor. So you need an M2M solution that delivers information in a consistent and reliable way.

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5 Benefits of a Dedicated M2M Network

With the proliferation of the Internet of Things (IoT), organizations are looking for technologies to better communicate with machines. Cellular technologies are a primary choice for this purpose, but the networks that organizations choose often makes all the difference in quality of service, features and especially pricing.

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Why ‘Carrier-Agnostic’ M2M Service Providers Have the Best Coverage

Maintaining relationships with multiple carriers as part of a global machine-to-machine (M2M) cellular communications strategy is a costly endeavor. Trying to keep track of so many different devices, platforms and plans often leads to costly overages. And the more relationships you have, the more inefficient and expensive it usually is.

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Infonetics Research: M2M Gains Momentum as Enterprises Seek Competitive Advantage

Enterprises are turning in greater numbers to machine-to-machine (M2M) communications as a way to gain competitive advantage, Infonetics Research said this week.

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What Type of M2M Service Provider Will Keep You Connected 24/7?

Reliability is vital when it comes to machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions for your organization. So what features should an M2M service provider have to ensure you stay connected?

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How Do You Know if Pay-Per-Use is Right for You?

When looking at machine-to-machine (M2M) services, it often makes more sense to go with a pay-per-use plan than with a per-device or fixed-data plan.

M2M uses cellular technology for machine communications only, and the traditional carriers that provide the cellular service began as providers for consumer networks. Since their services,...

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11 Quick Tips On Making M2M Costs More Predictable

Machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions are becoming increasingly prevalent and communicating information about everything from the cars we drive to the food we eat. While the technologies are becoming more visible in our everyday lives, the costs involved in delivering M2M remain something of a mystery.

By paying attention to seemingly insignificant...

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When Selecting a M2M Service Provider, the Aeris “Ultimate Guide” Is Essential

You might believe that all machine-to-machine (M2M) service providers are the same. You might think that you will select a cellular vendor based on the lowest connectivity rates. If you do, you might be heading for trouble.

The Aeris Communications white paper, “The Ultimate Guide for Selecting a M2M Service Provider,” shows that not all M2M...

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Aeris’s Johnson Named a Top 100 Wireless Tech Expert

As Vice President of Software Engineering with Aeris Communications, Drew Johnson is playing a key role as Aeris serves the burgeoning machine-to-machine (M2M) communications and Internet of Things (IoT) market.

In recognition of Johnson’s work, Today’s Wireless World named him among the Top 100 Wireless Technology Experts for 2014.


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Minimizing TCO in M2M, the Aeris Way

Providing your customers with the most reliable machine-to-machine (M2M) connectivity at the lowest cost is not as simple as it should be. The job becomes even more difficult when your connected devices must regularly cross borders. Connected World magazine is showcasing an Aeris Communications white paper, “The Truth About Roaming,” that outlines...

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Why Transparent Billing Is a Good Quality in a M2M Service Provider

Transparent billing is an essential quality in a machine-to-machine (M2M) service provider. Since M2M uses significantly less data than consumer devices — sometimes less than 100 kilobytes (KBs) per month — it would seem to be an exceptionally inexpensive service. But the per-megabyte (MB) data costs with M2M are considerably higher than consumer...

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5 Hidden Costs That Are Driving Up Your M2M Services Bill

So you’ve decided to launch the first machine-to-machine (M2M) solution for your company. You put together a plan, do all the appropriate testing, carefully choose a provider and then deploy. Your solution is up and running and already you’re seeing operational efficiencies that inspire you to look at ways of expanding.

Then your bill for your...

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Vending Machine Industry a Growing Market for M2M Communications

The market for intelligent vending machines is rapidly expanding as technology evolves to transform the machines by adding uses such as touch-screen controls, cashless payments, real time monitoring, credit card acceptance, route management, and machine audits, and more.

Shipments of intelligent vending machines are expected to increase at a 49...

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8 Questions to Ask a M2M Service Provider that Will Keep Costs Down

Companies around the world are rapidly discovering the benefits of deploying machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions in order to create new revenue streams, lower cost and to stay in compliance. Before deploying a M2M solution for your company it’s important to vet wireless service providers to in order understand the total cost of ownership and ensure...

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Aeris Webinar Shows How to Minimize TCO When Investing in M2M/IOT

Understanding Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of a machine-to-machine communications (M2M) deployment is essential to judging the true value of a M2M solution. Recognizing the hidden costs, companies deploying M2M and IoT programs CAN significantly reduce their costs.

To help IT operations and business development professionals managing M2M and IoT...

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