• Today Internet of Things (IoT) has become an imperative requisite for many businesses. Facilitating unprecedented connectivity and coverage as well as real-time monitoring and tracking services, IoT is rapidly gaining recognition in the present business environment. The utmost capabilities of IoT, are making it into an astounding phenomenon in the technology space, as evidenced by the proliferation of wearable devices, connected vehicles and smart appliances etc. From connected vehicles to smart homes, IoT adoption is growing expeditiously, hence its potential is immensely impacting our day-to-day activities. The IoT market in India is anticipated to hit $15 billion by 2020. Certainly, increasing adoption of cloud computing in IoT services, growing trends of wearable applications, higher demand for industrial IoT (IIoT) and rising M2M communication market are considered as the major drivers of IoT market in India. However, IoT undeniably raises security-related concerns associated with big data. No doubt, businesses are endeavouring to attain new operating models for building a connected enterprise realm. While embracing IoT, they aspire enhanced overall productivity, improved visibility, reduced complexities and cost, and ameliorated operational efficiency. Leveraging IoT technology, today tremendous players brings out outstanding devices and services. Contemplating IoT's relevance, in this edition of CIOReview, we present to you “20 Most Promising IoT Technology Solution Providers 2017” to reinforce C-Level executives for tracing their apt IoT partners. A distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, industry analysts and CIOReview editorial team have scrutinized various companies before finalizing these best of breed vendors who optimize technology for creating a “Connected World”.