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Software-Controlled Networking: Worldwide Forecast 2017 - 2021

  • ID: 4425401
  • Report
  • October 2017
  • Region: Global
  • Analysys Mason Group
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CSP Spending on NFV and SDN Software, Services and Hardware Will Increase to USD13 billion (a CAGR of 59%) and USD5 billion (38%), Respectively, in 2021, and Spending on Cloud Computing, A More Mature Proposition, Will Reach USD15.5 billion (CAGR 16%)

Communications service providers (CSPs) are well on their way to cloudifying their IT data centres and applications, but have only just begun to tap NFV/SDN technology to radically automate networks and network operations. This report analyses the drivers behind the USD33.5 billion forecast for the software-controlled networking (SCN) market in 2021, and the potential pitfalls that could jeopardise CSP execution strategies.

This Forecast Report Provides:

  • A detailed, 5-year worldwide forecast for spending in the SCN market, split into:
  • Three market segments: NFV, SDN and cloud computing
  • Three market sub-segments: hardware, software and professional services
  • Eight geographical regions: Central and Eastern Europe (CEE); developed Asia–Pacific (DVAP), emerging Asia–Pacific (EMAP); Latin America (LATAM); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); North America (NA); Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and Western Europe (WE)
  • An examination of key market drivers and inhibitors, and how they will change during the forecast period
  • Analysis of the business environment and regional dynamics that will influence the SCN market
  • A detailed market definition
  • Recommendations for communications service providers (CSPs) and vendors.

Key Questions Answered in this Report:

  • What are the key trends and factors that will affect the softwarecontrolled networking (SCN) market during 2017–2021?
  • What are the growth rates in each of the sub-segments?
  • What are the regional factors that will drive growth?
  • What should vendors do to exploit new business opportunities?
  • How will professional services perform during the forecast period?
  • What are the major drivers and inhibitors that will influence CSP spending on software-controlled networking?

Geograhical Coverage:

  • Worldwide
  • Central and Eastern Europe
  • Developed Asia–Pacific
  • Emerging Asia–Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Middle East and North Africa
  • North America
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Western Europe

Sub-Segment Coverage:

  • NFV, SDN and cloud computing spending are split into hardware, software and services.
  • Software is segmented into the virtualisation layer, VNFs and other applications and OSS/management.
  • OSS/management is split into service orchestration, service assurance, VIM, SDN control and network orchestration.

Who Needs to Read this Report?

  • SCN vendor product managers and business development managers who need an independent third-party view of market opportunity size and timing.
  • CSP planning and operations staff eager to gauge the progress of the SCN market by spending type, region, and technology for comparison to their own situation.
  • Professional services vendors and systems integrators that want to understand the growth opportunities over the next 5 years.

This report is delivered as PPTX and PDF and contains 68 slides.

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  • Executive Summary
  • Recommendations
  • Forecast Market Drivers and Inhibitors
  • Business Environment
  • Market Definition
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