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Telecom Network Infrastructure Market 2013 - 2018

NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Telecom Network Infrastructure Market 2013 - 2018



The telecommunications infrastructure vendor market consists of a variety of companies that provide switching, transmission, signaling, database, content, applications, OSS/BSS systems, and other equipment, software, and services. In recently years, major infrastructure vendors have face many challenges including tightening carrier budgets, technology evolution, and business model evolution.

The telecom infrastructure market continues a transformation as new factors come into play such as network virtualization, cloud-based services, and the integration of the so called heterogeneous networks (HetNets). In this transformative and highly competitive environment, cost effective product and service delivery is of paramount importance as evidenced by the recent announcement by Alcatel-Lucent that they will reduce workforce by 10,000 employees as it consolidates its focus on IP and wireless.

This report provides the reader with an understanding of the telecom infrastructure vendor landscape including major investment drivers, significant players, solutions, market positioning, and forecast through 2018. The report also provides insights into threats and opportunities regarding infrastructure offerings.

The report covers the following topics

Business Case for the telecom infrastructure applications: An assessment of the business case for the current solutions.

Technology Review: A review of the underlying technology supporting the infrastructure market

A Review of infrastructure Deployments: A review of major deployments by Carriers worldwide.

Market Analysis and Forecasts: A global and regional assessment of the market size and forecasts for the infrastructure market from 2013 to 2018

Key Questions Answered:

• How is the industry's value chain structured?

• What are the current infrastructure solutions?

• What are carrier's attitudes towards virtualization solutions?

• The much CAPEX can Carriers save by NFV and SDN solutions?

• How much will the telecom infrastructure markets worth in 2018?

• What will be the regional outlook for revenue in the telecom infrastructure market?

• Which vendors are leading the market and what key strategies are vendors employing?

Target Audience:

• SDN and NFV vendors

• Telecom OSS/BSS suppliers

• Telecom network operators

• Telecom software developers

• Telecom application developers

• Telecom infrastructure providers

• Associations and Technology Groups

• Corporate and Institutional Investors

• Government and International Bodies

• Service bureau/managed service providers

Table of Contents:

1 Introduction 8

1.1 Executive Summary 8

1.2 Topics Covered 9

1.3 Key Findings 9

1.4 Key Questions Answered 10

1.5 Target Audience 11

1.6 Companies Mentioned 11

2 Telecom Infrastructure Overview 15

2.1 Industry Background 182.2 Types of Services Provided by Telecom Vendor 192.2.1 Technical Services 212.2.2 Current Challenges 212.2.3 Possible Solutions: 242.2.4 Professional Services 252.2.5 Current Challenges 262.2.6 Possible Solutions 282.2.7 Managed Services 282.2.8 Managed Services Benefits 332.2.9 Issues and Key Concerns for Managed Services 35

3 Telecom Service Providers Overview 38

3.1.1 Changing Telecommunication Marketplace 39

3.1.2 Managed Services Business Models 41

3.1.3 Strategic Outsourcing 42

4 Current Trends in the Telecom-Managed Services 45

4.1 M2M Managed Service 454.1.1 Mobile Operators and M2M 484.1.2 M2M and Big Data 494.1.3 Risk Management 504.1.4 Need for End-to-End Security 514.1.5 M2M Security is Key to Industry Verticals 514.1.6 Privacy in M2M 524.2 Vendors Positions and Market Status 2013-2018 534.2.1 Regional Market 2013-2016 544.3 ZTE and Huawei Market Place 55

5 Major Carrier WiFi and Small Cell Deployments 56

5.1 AT&T Mobility 60

5.2 Eircom 61

5.3 KDDI 61

5.4 Korea Telecom 63

5.5 SK Telecom 64

5.6 Optus Australia 64

5.7 SFR France 65

5.8 Sprint 65

5.9 Reliance Communications 66

5.10 Softbank Japan 67

5.11 Telefonica O2 UK 67

5.12 T-Mobile 68

5.13 Tim Brasil 68

5.14 U.S Cellular 69

5.15 Verizon Wireless 69

5.16 Vodafone 70

5.17 Zain Bahrain 70

5.18 Zain Saudi Arabia 70

6 Network Function Virtualization 72

6.1 NFV Functionality 726.1.1 NFV Case Study 736.1.2 Architecture 766.1.3 Software-Defined Networks 816.1.4 Market Assessment 866.2 Virtualization to Drive Telecom Infrastructure and Managed Services Consolidation 89

7 LTE 92

7.1 LTE Scope 92

7.1.1 Managed Services 93

7.1.2 European SMS Revenue and Usage Growth is Slowing 93

7.1.3 LTE infrastructure Sales to Grow: 95

7.1.4 Network Infrastructure Vendors face Sales Drop 96

7.1.5 Small Cells Benefit 3G Networks more than LTE 98

8 Self-Organizing Networks 99

8.1 Self-Organizing Networks Economic Benefits 1068.1.1 Network Automation 1078.1.2 Energy Savings 1088.1.3 Lower Equipment Costs 108

9 Telecom Infrastructure Vendors Analysis 110

9.1 WiFi and Small Cell Vendors 110

9.2 Vendor Ranking Matrix 110

9.3 Vendor Product Portfolio and Strategy 113

9.3.1 ADTRAN 113

9.3.2 Argela 114

9.3.3 Airvana 114

9.3.4 Aptilo Networks 114

9.3.5 Aruba Networks 115

9.3.6 Alcatel-Lucent 115

9.3.7 Cisco 116

9.3.8 Contela 116

9.3.9 Devicescape 117

9.3.10 Ericsson 117

9.3.11 Huawei 118

9.3.12 ip.access 118

9.3.13 Juniper Networks 119

9.3.14 Kineto Wireless 119

9.3.15 Motorola Solutions 120

9.3.16 NEC 121

9.3.17 Nokia Siemens Networks 121

9.3.18 Ruckus Wireless 122

9.3.19 Samsung 123

9.3.20 Ubee-AirWalk 123

9.3.21 Ubiquisys 123

10 Self-Organizing Networks Vendors 125

10.1 Optimi Solutions 12810.2 Ericsson SON Solution 12910.3 Motorola 13210.3.1 Motorola SWOT 13310.3.2 Strength 13310.3.3 Weakness 13310.3.4 Opportunities 13410.3.5 Threats 13410.3.6 Motorola SON services 13510.3.7 Features of Motorola SON 13510.4 Actix 13810.4.1 SON by Actix 13910.4.2 Actix SWOT 14210.4.3 Strength 14210.4.4 Weakness 14210.4.5 Opportunities 14210.4.6 Threats 14310.4.7 Client's Feedback on Actix SON Solution 14310.5 NEC and Actix SON 14410.6 Huawei SON solution 14410.6.1 Phase 1 14910.6.2 Phase 2 15010.6.3 Phase 3 15110.6.4 Phase 4 152Maintenance 15210.6.5 Huawei's SON Analysis 15310.7 Nokia-Siemens Networks SON solution 15310.7.1 NSN SON Analysis 157

11 Digital Media Infrastructure Vendors 159

11.1 Multicast Video 160

11.2 Multimedia Broadcast Vendors Landscape 163

11.3 Ericsson 164

11.3.1 Ericsson LTE Broadcast Solution Package 166

11.3.2 The Solution Analysis 167

11.4 Alcatel-Lucent 168

11.5 Qualcomm Broadcast Solution Package 169

11.5.1 The Solution Analysis 170

12 NFV Vendors Assessments 172

12.1 Intel 17212.1.1 The Solution 17312.2 CommScope 17712.2.1 The Solution 17812.3 NextG Networks / Crown Castle 17812.4 TE Connectivity 18012.4.1 The Solution 18112.5 Arista 18212.5.1 The Solution 182

13 Telecom Infrastructure Market 2013-2018 184

13.1 Global Telecom Infrastructure Market 2013-2018 184

13.1.1 US Telecom Infrastructure Market 2013-2018 185

13.1.2 Europe 186

13.1.3 Asia Pacific 188

13.1.4 Middle East and Africa 189

13.2 Telecom Infrastructure Market by Category 2013-2018 191

14 Conclusions 193List of Figures

Figure 1: LAN Architecture and Components 16

Figure 2: LAN Architecture and Component Topography 17

Figure 3: Service Delivery Platform 32

Figure 4: M2M Managed Services 48

Figure 5: Regional Managed Service Market 2011-2016 54

Figure 6: KDDI's 3M Strategy Vision 62

Figure 7: LTE E-UTRAN Infrastructure Network Elements 77

Figure 8: Network Virtualization Architecture 80

Figure 9: SDN and Cloud Infrastructure Data Center Consolidation 83

Figure 10: NFV and SDN 86

Figure 11: SON Use Cases 105

Figure 12: SDN-enabled Intel Open Network Platform Switch Reference Design 174

Figure 13: ToR Switch based on the Intel ONP Switch Reference Design 176

Figure 14: Global Telecom Infrastructure Market 2013-2018 (Billion USD) 185

Figure 15: Telecom Infrastructure Market in the US 2013-2018 (USD Billion) 186

Figure 16: Telecom Infrastructure Market 2013-2018 (USD Billion) 188

Figure 17: Asia Telecom Infrastructure Market 2013-2018 (USD Billion) 189

Figure 18: Telecom Infrastructure Market in the ME and Africa 2013-2018 (USD Billion) 190

Figure 19: Telecom Infrastructure Market by Category 2013-2018 (USD Billion) 192

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