|By PR Newswire||
|February 20, 2013 04:15 PM EST||
NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:
Telecom Managed Services Market 2013-2018
A trend that began about a decade ago for telecommunications network operators has accelerated in recent years. This trend, to outsource infrastructure as well as certain operational support to third party managed communications providers, is reaching a next stage in evolution. Historically, telecom operators have looked to service bureau providers for intermediation services, database services, and various OSS/BSS support. The more recent trend has been to outsource infrastructure as a service as a means of reducing Capital Expenditure (CapEx) and to use as negotiation leverage for improved pricing on next generation networks such as IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) and LTE infrastructure such as Voice over LTE (VoLTE).
Carriers' desire to cut Operating Expenses (OpEX) and CapEx has driven growth in the telecom outsourcing market by 4% CAGR and is expected to reach $76 billion by 2016. The top players such as Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Huawei, and Nokia Siemens Networks dominate the market and remain committed to provide managed services.
The next stage in evolution is to outsource value-added services including content, commerce, and next generation communication services. This is a key development as network operators are poised to lose revenue and margins both do to marginalization of bearer services (voice and data both) and the need for value-added service (VAS) applications.
This research provides insights into the current and future state of telecom managed services with a view into the anticipated marketplace through 2018. This report provides the reader with an understanding of the telecom managed service market landscape including market direction, core deliverables, significant players, pricing analysis, cloud computing trends for managed service, cost-benefit advantages over self-managed solutions, and market positioning.
To complement this research, the purchaser of this report is entitled to also receive any (one) currently available Mind Commerce next generation telecom report at no additional charge. Company-wide license purchasers are entitled to up to three (3) currently available Mind Commerce next generation telecom and/or value added services reports at no additional charge.
Telecom network operators
Managed services providers
Application developers and ASP
Network integration companies
Network infrastructure providers
Companies in Report:
Atos Origin S.A
Cisco Systems Inc.
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd
Nokia Siemens Networks
Table of Contents:
1.0 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 5
2.0 INTRODUCTION 8
3.0 TYPES OF SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE TELECOM VENDOR 12
3.1 TECHNICAL SERVICES 13
3.2 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 13
3.3 MANAGED SERVICES 13
4.0 AN OVERVIEW ON MANAGED SERVICE 14
4.1 MANAGED SERVICE PROVIDER (MSP) 14
4.2 REASONS FOR SHIFTING SOLUTION PROVIDERS TO MANAGED SERVICES MODELS 14
4.3 BENEFITS OF PROVIDING MANAGED SERVICE 15
4.4 BECOMING A MANAGED SERVICE PROVIDER 16
4.5 THE CORE DELIVERABLES OF A BASIC MANAGED SERVICES OFFERING 17
4.6 WHAT SHOULD BE INCLUDED IN A MANAGED SERVICES AGREEMENT 18
4.7 HOW TO PRICE MANAGED SERVICE PROVIDER (MSP) OFFERINGS 20
4.7.1 POPULAR PRICING MODEL 22
5.0 AN OVERVIEW FOR TELECOM SERVICE PROVIDERS 24
5.1 CHANGING TELECOMMUNICATIONS MARKETPLACE 24
5.2 MANAGED SERVICES BUSINESS MODELS 26
5.2.1 MANAGED SERVICES BUSINESS MODEL OPTIONS 27
5.3 BUILDING BUSINESS 30
5.4 MANAGED SERVICES DEMYSTIFIED - HOW TO BE BENEFITED 31
6.0 CURRENT TREND IN THE TELCO SECTOR -MANAGED SERVICES AND CLOUD COMPUTING 33
6.1 TELCOS CONTINUE TO RECOGNIZE THE NEED TO OFFER MANAGED SERVICES 33
6.2 TELECOM OUTSOURCING, MANAGED SERVICES A $76 BILLION OPPORTUNITY BY 2016 34
6.3 TELCOS ON TRACK TO SPEND $75 BILLION PER YEAR ON OUTSOURCED SERVICES BY 2016 36
6.4 MANAGED SERVICES REVENUE TO SURPASS INFRASTRUCTURE SALES FOR MAJOR TELECOM VENDORS, NEW REPORT FINDS 37
6.5 SHALL VENDORS CONTINUE TO PROVIDE MANAGED SERVICE 39
6.6 ALCATEL-LUCENT INVESTING $2.1 BILLION IN TO FUND RESTRUCTURING PROGRAM 40
6.7 ISSUES AND KEY CONCERNS FOR MANAGED SERVICES 40
6.8 CLOUD COMPUTING 42
7.0 THE COMPETITIVE PICTURE FOR MANAGED SERVICE 44
7.1 MANAGED SERVICE MARKET 44
7.1.1 ALCATEL-LUCENT 44
7.1.2 AMDOCS LTD. 46
7.1.3 ARICENT INC. 47
7.1.4 ATOS ORIGIN S.A 48
7.1.5 BYTEMOBILE INC. 50
7.1.6 CISCO SYSTEMS INC. 50
7.1.7 ERICSSON 51
7.1.8 HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO. LTD 52
7.1.9 INFOSYS 53
7.1.10 NEUSTAR 55
7.1.11 NOKIA SIEMENS NETWORKS 56
7.1.12 SYNIVERSE 57
7.1.13 TNS 58
8.0 MANAGED SERVICE PROVIDER PLATFORM 59
8.1 EASE TO TRANSITION EXISTING CUSTOMERS TO MANAGED SERVICES 59
8.2 HOW CAN MANAGED SERVICES INCREASE SOLUTIONS AND SERVICES SALES 59
8.3 HOW MANAGED SERVICES CAN BE MARKETED 60
9.0 NEXT-GENERATION MANAGED SERVICES: THE KEY TO BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION 63
9.1 WHY BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION IS NECESSARY 63
9.1.1 THE AVAILABILITY OF AFFORDABLE BROADBAND 64
9.1.2 INCREASED DEMAND FOR THE HIGH-QUALITY, CONVERGED MULTIMEDIA SERVICES ENABLED BY UBIQUITOUS CONNECTIVITY 64
9.1.3 RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN COSTS AND REVENUES 64
9.2 KEY ELEMENTS OF NEXT-GENERATION MANAGED SERVICES 66
9.2.1 BUILD/OPERATE/MANAGE (BOM) FOR MOBILITY 67
9.2.2 MANAGED INFRASTRUCTURE 68
9.2.3 MANAGED END-TO-END SERVICES OPERATIONS 68
9.2.4 FULL OUTSOURCING 68
10.0 SELLING MANAGED SERVICES TO CLIENTS 70
10.1 UTILIZE EXPERT STATUS 70
10.2 MANAGED SERVICES GENERATES PREDICTABLE REVENUE 71
11.0 CHOOSING RIGHT MANAGED SERVICES PROVIDER 72
12.0 CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS 76
List of Graphs
Figure 1: Service Delivery Platform 11
Figure 2: Network Complexity and Resource Allocation 26
Figure 3: Hosted Applications 29
Figure 4: Managed Services structured from a scope and reward perspective 32
Figure 5: Managed Service Global Market by 2016 35
Figure 6: Market dominated by four major players 35
Figure 7: Service Providers to pay network equipment vendors $75B per year 36
Figure 8: Positioning of Outsourcing/Managed Services Vendor 44
Figure 9: Aricent's Managed Network Service 48
Figure 10: Service provider challenges 63
Figure 11: Managed Services Solutions are moving from network-centric to service-centric 67
Figure 12: Managed Services Value Delivered 69
Figure 13: A well-defined outsourcing model 73
Figure 14: Outsourcing Model Governance Process 74
List of Tables
Table 1: Types of services provided 12
Contact Clare: [email protected]
US:(339) 368 6001
Intl:+1 339 368 6001
Containers have changed the mind of IT in DevOps. They enable developers to work with dev, test, stage and production environments identically. Containers provide the right abstraction for microservices and many cloud platforms have integrated them into deployment pipelines. DevOps and Containers together help companies to achieve their business goals faster and more effectively. In his session at DevOps Summit, Ruslan Synytsky, CEO and Co-founder of Jelastic, reviewed the current landscape of...
Jul. 3, 2015 11:15 AM EDT Reads: 2,352
Explosive growth in connected devices. Enormous amounts of data for collection and analysis. Critical use of data for split-second decision making and actionable information. All three are factors in making the Internet of Things a reality. Yet, any one factor would have an IT organization pondering its infrastructure strategy. How should your organization enhance its IT framework to enable an Internet of Things implementation? In his session at @ThingsExpo, James Kirkland, Red Hat's Chief Arch...
Jul. 3, 2015 11:15 AM EDT Reads: 903
Live Webinar with 451 Research Analyst Peter Christy. Join us on Wednesday July 22, 2015, at 10 am PT / 1 pm ET In a world where users are on the Internet and the applications are in the cloud, how do you maintain your historic SLA with your users? Peter Christy, Research Director, Networks at 451 Research, will discuss this new network paradigm, one in which there is no LAN and no WAN, and discuss what users and network administrators gain and give up when migrating to the agile world of clo...
Jul. 3, 2015 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 765
Agile, which started in the development organization, has gradually expanded into other areas downstream - namely IT and Operations. Teams – then teams of teams – have streamlined processes, improved feedback loops and driven a much faster pace into IT departments which have had profound effects on the entire organization. In his session at DevOps Summit, Anders Wallgren, Chief Technology Officer of Electric Cloud, will discuss how DevOps and Continuous Delivery have emerged to help connect dev...
Jul. 3, 2015 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,061
IT data is typically silo'd by the various tools in place. Unifying all the log, metric and event data in one analytics platform stops finger pointing and provides the end-to-end correlation. Logs, metrics and custom event data can be joined to tell the holistic story of your software and operations. For example, users can correlate code deploys to system performance to application error codes. In his session at DevOps Summit, Michael Demmer, VP of Engineering at Jut, will discuss how this can...
Jul. 3, 2015 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 590
The last decade was about virtual machines, but the next one is about containers. Containers enable a service to run on any host at any time. Traditional tools are starting to show cracks because they were not designed for this level of application portability. Now is the time to look at new ways to deploy and manage applications at scale. In his session at @DevOpsSummit, Brian “Redbeard” Harrington, a principal architect at CoreOS, will examine how CoreOS helps teams run in production. Attende...
Jul. 3, 2015 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 675
Containers are revolutionizing the way we deploy and maintain our infrastructures, but monitoring and troubleshooting in a containerized environment can still be painful and impractical. Understanding even basic resource usage is difficult – let alone tracking network connections or malicious activity. In his session at DevOps Summit, Gianluca Borello, Sr. Software Engineer at Sysdig, will cover the current state of the art for container monitoring and visibility, including pros / cons and liv...
Jul. 3, 2015 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 686
WebRTC converts the entire network into a ubiquitous communications cloud thereby connecting anytime, anywhere through any point. In his session at WebRTC Summit,, Mark Castleman, EIR at Bell Labs and Head of Future X Labs, will discuss how the transformational nature of communications is achieved through the democratizing force of WebRTC. WebRTC is doing for voice what HTML did for web content.
Jul. 3, 2015 10:00 AM EDT Reads: 749
"A lot of the enterprises that have been using our systems for many years are reaching out to the cloud - the public cloud, the private cloud and hybrid," stated Reuven Harrison, CTO and Co-Founder of Tufin, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 16th Cloud Expo, held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City.
Jul. 3, 2015 09:00 AM EDT Reads: 786
The Internet of Things is not only adding billions of sensors and billions of terabytes to the Internet. It is also forcing a fundamental change in the way we envision Information Technology. For the first time, more data is being created by devices at the edge of the Internet rather than from centralized systems. What does this mean for today's IT professional? In this Power Panel at @ThingsExpo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, panelists addressed this very serious issue of pro...
Jul. 3, 2015 09:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,276
"We got started as search consultants. On the services side of the business we have help organizations save time and save money when they hit issues that everyone more or less hits when their data grows," noted Otis Gospodnetić, Founder of Sematext, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @DevOpsSummit, held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City.
Jul. 3, 2015 08:45 AM EDT Reads: 1,103
Internet of Things (IoT) will be a hybrid ecosystem of diverse devices and sensors collaborating with operational and enterprise systems to create the next big application. In their session at @ThingsExpo, Bramh Gupta, founder and CEO of robomq.io, and Fred Yatzeck, principal architect leading product development at robomq.io, discussed how choosing the right middleware and integration strategy from the get-go will enable IoT solution developers to adapt and grow with the industry, while at th...
Jul. 3, 2015 08:15 AM EDT Reads: 2,087
"We have a tagline - "Power in the API Economy." What that means is everything that is built in applications and connected applications is done through APIs," explained Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President at Akana, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 16th Cloud Expo, held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City.
Jul. 3, 2015 08:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,107
Internet of Things is moving from being a hype to a reality. Experts estimate that internet connected cars will grow to 152 million, while over 100 million internet connected wireless light bulbs and lamps will be operational by 2020. These and many other intriguing statistics highlight the importance of Internet powered devices and how market penetration is going to multiply many times over in the next few years.
Jul. 3, 2015 07:45 AM EDT Reads: 2,236
In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Simone Brunozzi, VP and Chief Technologist of Cloud Services at VMware, reviewed the changes that the cloud computing industry has gone through over the last five years and shared insights into what the next five will bring. He also chronicled the challenges enterprise companies are facing as they move to the public cloud. He delved into the "Hybrid Cloud" space and explained why every CIO should consider ‘hybrid cloud' as part of their future strategy to achi...
Jul. 3, 2015 07:30 AM EDT Reads: 876
"We help to transform an organization and their operations and make them more efficient, more agile, and more nimble to move into the cloud or to move between cloud providers and create an agnostic tool set," noted Jeremy Steinert, DevOps Services Practice Lead at WSM International, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @DevOpsSummit, held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City.
Jul. 2, 2015 04:13 PM EDT Reads: 694
The basic integration architecture, as defined by ESBs, hasn’t changed for more than a decade. Most cloud integration providers still rely on an ESB architecture and their proprietary connectors. As a result, enterprise integration projects suffer from constraints of availability and reliability of these connectors that are not re-usable across other integration vendors. However, the rapid adoption of APIs and almost ubiquitous availability of APIs amongst most SaaS and Cloud applications are ra...
Jul. 2, 2015 03:18 PM EDT Reads: 726
"What Dyn is able to do with our Internet performance and our Internet intelligence is give companies visibility into what is actually going on in that cloud," noted Corey Hamilton, Product Marketing Manager at Dyn, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 16th Cloud Expo, held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City.
Jul. 2, 2015 02:52 PM EDT Reads: 717
Manufacturing has widely adopted standardized and automated processes to create designs, build them, and maintain them through their life cycle. However, many modern manufacturing systems go beyond mechanized workflows to introduce empowered workers, flexible collaboration, and rapid iteration. Such behaviors also characterize open source software development and are at the heart of DevOps culture, processes, and tooling.
Jul. 2, 2015 02:15 PM EDT Reads: 942
Today air travel is a minefield of delays, hassles and customer disappointment. Airlines struggle to revitalize the experience. GE and M2Mi will demonstrate practical examples of how IoT solutions are helping airlines bring back personalization, reduce trip time and improve reliability. In their session at @ThingsExpo, Shyam Varan Nath, Principal Architect with GE, and Dr. Sarah Cooper, M2Mi’s VP Business Development and Engineering, will explore the IoT cloud-based platform technologies drivi...
Jul. 2, 2015 02:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,100