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Market Insight: Next-Generation Service Delivery Platform Market Overview and Strategic Scorecard for Vendors, 2012

Published: 10 February 2012

ID: G00219373

Analyst(s): Martina Kurth


Based on a comprehensive scorecard survey and in-depth interviews with vendors and communications service providers, this report offers CSPs guidance on strategic sourcing decisions for next-generation service delivery platforms. It will also help vendors to re-evaluate their position in the market.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview


  • Market Overview
    • SDPs as Business and VAS Enabler
    • Third Generation of SDP Deployments
    • New SDP Buying Centers
  • Strategic Scorecard for NG SDP Vendors, 2012
    • Scope and Methodology of the Study
    • Definition
  • Scorecard Criteria
  • Overall Evaluation of NG SDP Vendors, 2012
    • Market Conditions
    • The Most Important Changes in the NG SDP Market in 2012
    • Product or Service
    • Market Understanding
    • Geographic Strategy
    • Sales Strategy
    • Market Responsiveness and Track Record
    • Overall Viability
  • Detailed Analysis of Individual Vendors' NG SDP Products and Services, 2012
    • Alcatel-Lucent
    • Amdocs
    • Ericsson
    • HP
    • Huawei
    • IBM
    • Nokia Siemens Networks
    • Oracle
    • Telcordia

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