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The Digital Infrastructure: Worldwide Forecast 2018-2022

  • ID: 4745509
  • Report
  • January 2019
  • Region: Global
  • 22 pages
  • Analysys Mason

"CSPs will start to implement cloud-native digital infrastructure in earnest to prepare for 5G; this will lead to the growth of the CSP digital infrastructure market to USD42.1 billion by 2022 (2017–2022 CAGR of 25%)."

This report provides software, hardware and professional services forecasts for communications service provider (CSP) spending on digital infrastructure for 2018–2022. The growth in spending on cloud computing will taper off, while spending on both NFV and SDN will grow strongly (CAGR of 13%, 48% and 39%, respectively) as the total digital infrastructure market grows to USD42.1 billion by 2022.

This forecast report provides:

  • a detailed, 5-year worldwide forecast for spending in the digital infrastructure 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 digital infrastructure 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 digital infrastructure market during 2018-2022?
  • 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 for digital infrastructure segments perform during the forecast period?
  • What are the major drivers and inhibitors that will influence CSP spending on digital infrastructure?

Who Should Read This Report

  • Vendor strategy teams that need to understand how spending is shifting from integrated NFV stacks to common NFV infrastructures and cloud native components.
  • Product management teams responsible for feature functionality and geographical focus, and product marketing teams responsible for growth.
  • CSPs that are planning network function virtualisation (NFV)/software defined networking (SDN) and cloud computing transformation journeys and want to ensure that they remain up to date.
  • Professional services vendors that want to understand the growth opportunities over the next 5 years.
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Executive summary
Market drivers and inhibitors
Business environment
Market definition

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