DEBUG: PAGE=domain, TITLE=View all Vendors,ID=1466,TEMPLATE=vendors
toggle expanded view
VENDORparam =
Title = View all Vendors
Description =

Search across all vendors:

Harman Connected Services - IoT Services

Vendor Analysis

by Dominique Raviart

published on Feb 27, 2017

Access to this report is restricted to logged in clients with access. Login to get full access

Report Overview:

This NelsonHall vendor assessment analyzes Harman Connected Services' offerings and capabilities in IoT.

Who is this Report for:

NelsonHall’s IoT services vendor assessment for Harman Connected Services is a comprehensive assessment of Harman Connected Services’ IoT service offerings and capabilities designed for: 

  • Sourcing managers monitoring the capabilities of existing suppliers of IT services and identifying vendor suitability for IoT services 
  • Vendor marketing, sales and business managers looking to benchmark themselves against their peers 
  • Financial analysts and investors specializing in the IoT sector.


Scope of this Report:

The report provides a comprehensive and objective analysis of Harman Connected Services’ IoT service offerings, capabilities, and market and financial strength, including: 

  • Analysis of the company’s offerings and key service components, accelerators, and “platforms” 
  • Revenue estimates
  • Identification of the company’s strategy, emphasis and new  developments
  • Analysis of the profile of the company’s customer base including the  company’s targeting strategy 
  • Analysis of the company’s strengths, weaknesses and outlook. 

Key Findings & Highlights:

Harman Connected Services (HCS) is a subsidiary of Harman International, and one of its four units along with Connected Car, Lifestyle Audio, and Professional Solutions. HCS is structured in three units/targets  three client segments: 

  • Automotive
  • Mobile device manufacturers and communication service providers
  • "Software Enabled Businesses". 

HCS develops its IoT service capabilities through its mobile device  manufacturer and communication service provider (MDMSCP) line of business.  

The company perceives its USPs to be:

  • A consulting unit to drive pre-sales consulting  
  • Its onshore-based design organization, to accompany IoT projects towards customer interactions, e.g. in large stadiums, engaging with fans, providing Wi-Fi access, and offering discounts and cross-sell opportunities 
  • Its engineering and embedded software capabilities across client sectors 
  • Its analytics capabilities.
  • HCS has ~50 IoT clients. 

Login to get full access: