October 2019 | 62 pages
This report does a comprehensive analysis of the latest trends in edge computing
The key trends and drivers of edge computing in the IoT ecosystem
The changes in the acquisition trend over the years in the edge computing space
The preferred route for companies looking for strategic acquisitions in the edge computing domain
A detailed look at modular data center solutions that are enabling entry for companies into the edge computing market
How target companies are leading the acquisition of different edge computing technologies in the US, Europe, Asia, and other regions
The different acquirers actively involved in the acquisition scenario and their technology capabilities
The post-acquisition scenarios for major deals and IP capabilities acquired
A look at untapped technology areas that can be potential targets in the future
Edge computing is redefining the cloud computing space. Companies are transforming their business models to attain edge computing capabilities necessary for offering end-to-end services. Emerging technologies like AI and neuromorphic computing are changing data processing and transforming decision making. Furthermore, the upcoming 5G networks are projected to fuel the expansion of edge infrastructure for high-speed communication.
An increasing number of mergers and acquisitions in the edge computing space for IoT services has propelled an increase in M&A activities. The report includes an analysis of approximately 60 deals, along with a detailed technology overview and the purpose of the acquisitions. The M&A analysis section offers a comprehensive view of various transactions around edge computing, covering different technology aspects, including data center, AI, cybersecurity, software-defined WAN (SD-WAN), analytics, interoperability, multi-access edge computing (MEC), and others.
2. Mergers and Acquisitions in Edge Computing
3. Patent Capabilities of the Target Companies
4. Patent Coverage of Acquired Target Companies
5. Insights and Recommendations