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Smart Cities
OverviewJuniper’s latest Smart Cities research highlights how the market landscape has shifted over the past 18 months, from one that was primarily technology-driven, to one where policy plays an increasingly important role. Juniper’s must-read research provides unique insights into this market, providing in-depth analysis of leading global smart cities’ approach to the industry along with an assessment of emerging challenges and opportunities across key service markets.

The analysis covers key industry service segments, including:
  • Smart Grid
  • Smart Traffic Management
  • Smart Parking
  • Smart Street Lighting
This research suite comprises:
  • Market Trends & Competitive Landscape (PDF)
  • 5 Year Market Sizing & Forecast (PDF & Excel)
  • Executive Summary & Core Findings (PDF)

Key Features

  • Global, US, UK Top 10 Smart Cities Analysis: Strengths, weaknesses and opportunities of the top 10 Smart Cities worldwide, in the US and the UK according to:
    • Transport
    • Public Health
    • Public Safety
    • Energy
    • Productivity
  • Sector Dynamics: Multi-segment strategic assessment and breakdown, examining key Smart City service segments:
    • Smart Grid
    • Smart Traffic Management
    • Smart Parking
    • Smart Street Lighting
  • Regional Analysis: Evaluation of Smart City market prospects, in relation to:
    • Challenges in project funding, talent acquisition, governance and innovation
    • Service segment outlook examining investment prospects
  • Interviews with leading players, including: 
    • BoldIQ
    • Cisco
    • Gemalto
    • Moscow Smart City Lab
    • Nokia
    • Ruckus Wireless
    • Siemens

Key Questions

  1. What are the key strengths and weaknesses of major Smart Cities?
  2. Which strategies should stakeholders look to apply when developing Smart City projects?
  3. What are the key trends shaping Smart City policy and service markets?
  4. What are the prospects for city smart energy, traffic services and lighting markets?
  5. What is the economic opportunity for smart city projects?

Companies Referenced

Interviewed: BoldIQ, Cisco, Gemalto, Nokia, Ruckus Wireless, Siemens, Smart City Lab Moscow.
Profiled: ABB, Accenture, Cisco, Hitachi, IBM, Intel, Nokia, Schneider Electric, Siemens, SIGFOX, Silver Spring Networks, Streetline.
Case Studied: BoldIQ, Gemalto, NEMA (National Electrical Manufacturers Association), Ruckus Wireless, Streetline, Smart City Lab Moscow.
Mentioned: Acuity Brand, Advanced Control Systems, AEREA, Alcatel-Lucent, Alliander, Altice, Amey, Amtel, ANSI (American National Standards Institute), Arqiva, ASC, ASIM, AT&T, Ausnet, AutoGrid, Avrio, Bidgely, BMTS, Bosch, Burbank, BYD, Carnegie Mellon, Cellnex, Centre for Economics and Business Research, Citi, Citrix Systems, Citymapper, Clearview Traffic, Cofely, Connode, Cyber Defense Institute, Dynamic Ratings, EESL (Energy Efficiency Services Limited), EMCALI, Engie M2M, EON, Eseye, Fastprk, FLIR, General Electric, GitHub, Honeywell, Hortonworks, Huawei, IDEO Caraïbes, IEA, IEEE, Innovari, INRIX, IO Connect, IoT Denmark, IRD, Itron, Kapsch, KEPCO, Landis+Gyr, Libelium, Living PlanIT, Master Meter, Memsic, Microsoft, Mindteck, Mitsubishi Motors, Mitsui Fudosan, Mizuho Bank, Narrownet, NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Services Companies), Nedaa, NEDO (New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation), NetTrotter, NIST (National Institute for Standards and Technology), NTT DoCoMo, Numbeo, Oi Brasil, Omantel, Omnetric Group, OptiCom, Oracle, Orange, oXya, Pantascene, Pentaho, Philips, Q-Free, Qualcomm, Reliance Energy, RMS, Rongwen, Ruckus Wireless, Samsung, SAP, SELC, Sentient, SFR, Silicon Labs, Silver Spring Networks, Simple Cell, SK Telecom, Smart Parking, SmartGridCIS, Sprint, Streetlight.Vision, Tata, TDC Systems, Tele2, Telefónica, Telit, Tendril, Texas Instruments, The Weather Company, Thinxtra, T‑Mobile, TomTom, Trafficvision, Uber, urbancontrol, Vägverket (Swedish Road Administration), Veolia, Viktoria Swedish ICT, VITI, Vivacity Labs, VMWare, Vodafone, VT Networks, WHO (World Health Organization), Wind River, Wipro, WND.

Data & Interactive Forecast

Juniper’s Smart Cities forecast suite includes:
  • Segment splits for:
    • Smart Grid
    • Smart Traffic Management
    • Smart Parking
    • Smart Street Lighting
  • Regional splits for 8 key regions, as well as country level data splits for:
    • Canada
    • China
    • Denmark
    • Germany
    • Japan
    • Norway
    • Portugal
    • Spain
    • Sweden
    • South Korea
    • UK
    • US
  • Interactive Scenario Tool allowing users to manipulate Juniper’s data for 6 different metrics.
  • Access to the full set of forecast data of 55 tables and over 7,400 datapoints.
Juniper Research’s highly granular interactive excels enable clients to manipulate Juniper’s forecast data and charts to test their own assumptions using the Interactive Scenario Tool; and compare select markets side by side in customised charts and tables. IFxls greatly increase clients’ ability to both understand a particular market and to integrate their own views into the model.

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Smart Cities: Deep Dive Data & Forecasting

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Juniper delivers market-leading forecasts covering the Smart City market. The research report considers how this segment continues to evolve and the forces that are likely to drive it forward. Forecasts are provided for deployment of Smart Grid technologies, Smart Traffic Management and Smart Parking services alongside Smart Street Lighting initiatives.
Provided in a PDF report and in interactive XL spreadsheet.
The forecasts include:
  • Smart Grid
    • Total City Energy Consumption
    • Energy Savings & Emissions Savings
    • Energy Cost Savings & Cost Savings from Emissions Reduction
    • Smart Grid Software System Spend
  • Smart Traffic Management:
    • Total City Motor Vehicles
    • Emissions Savings
    • Cost Savings from Emissions Reduction
    • Smart Traffic Software System Spend
  • Smart Parking:
    • Total City Motor Vehicles
    • Emissions Savings
    • Cost Savings from Emissions Reduction
    • Smart Parking Software System Spend
  • Smart Street Lighting:
    • Total City Streetlights
    • Streetlights Converted to LED
    • Streetlights Converted to Smart LED
    • Energy & Emissions Savings
    • Energy Cost Savings & Cost Savings from Emissions Reduction
    • Smart Street Lighting Software Spend
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Research Details

Steffen Sorrell
8 Key Regions - includes North America, Latin America, West Europe, Central & East Europe, Far East & China, Indian Subcontinent, Rest of Asia Pacific and Africa & Middle East
Canada, China, Denmark, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, UK, USA

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