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IDC FutureScape Figure

Figure: IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Internet of Things 2016 Top 10 Predictions

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IDC FutureScape Predictions

Prediction 1: By 2018, 60% of Global 1000 Companies Will Integrate IT and OT at the Technology, Process, Security, and Organization Levels to Fully Realize the Value of Their IoT Investments

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Prediction 2: By 2020, Enterprise IoT Deployments Will Be Focused on International Expansion, with Asia and Europe Leading and North America Following from a Distance

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Prediction 3: By 2019, 45% of IoT-Created Data Will Be Stored, Processed, Analyzed, and Acted Upon Close to, or at the Edge of, the Network

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Prediction 4: By 2018, 20% of All IoT Intelligent Gateways Will Have "Container Technology" for Packaging IoT Application Code in a Thin Containerized Environment, Thus Accelerating IoT Microservices

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Prediction 5: By 2020, 10% of All Attacks Will Target Intelligent IoT Systems

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Prediction 6: 2016 Will Become the "Year of the IoT Developer" with More than 250,000 Unique IoT Applications Created by 2020

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Prediction 7: In 2016, 7.5% of EMEA Businesses Will See IoT as a Revenue Generator in Addition to an Efficiency Gainer

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Prediction 8: By 2018, 80% of IoT Smart Device Vendors in China Will Be Eliminated Through Competition, and the Market Will Be Reshuffled for a Better Landscape

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Prediction 9: By 2018, 16% of the Population Will Be Millennials and Be Accelerating IoT Adoption Because of Their Reality of a Connected World

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Prediction 10: As Crime Becomes More Mobile and Invisible, and the Global Threat Environment More Complex, Local Public Safety Organizations Will Spend $20.7 Billion in 2016 on IoT-Enabled Solutions

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