This IDC Survey presents results from the U.K. segment of IDC's European IoT Decision-Maker Survey. This survey assesses current and planned deployment of IoT projects, including benefits and challenges, impact of COVID-19 on IoT plans, vendor selection criteria, and technology choices in fields such as connectivity, platforms, edge computing, and analytics. The survey was conducted in October 2020.
"U.K. companies prefer to make IoT technology decisions themselves and then have vendors implement them. When choosing those vendors, organizations place solution simplicity and security at the top of their selection criteria." — Group Vice President and IoT, Telecom, and Devices Manager Eric Owen