Gartner Research

Competitive Landscape: CSP Policy Management Solutions

Published: 31 March 2014

ID: G00260699

Analyst(s): Akshay K. Sharma, Kamlesh Bhatia


Policy management is now an integral part of communications service providers' network management and monetization strategies. We analyze this dynamic market for CSPs and highlight the progress of noteworthy vendors.

Table Of Contents


  • Market Analysis
  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • Policy Management Is Coming of Age
    • Some Challenges Remain
    • New Business Models Require Flexible Policy Control
    • Policy Management Plays an Integral Role in LTE
    • Better Management and Optimization
    • New Revenue Opportunities
    • Policy Management Contributes to Intelligence Management
    • Policy Management Sourcing Has to Involve Multiple-Organizational Units
    • Impact of SDN/NFV on Policy Management
  • Competitive Situation and Trends
  • Market Players
  • The Future of Competition
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Amdocs
    • Cisco
    • Comverse
    • Ericsson
    • Huawei
    • Redknee
    • Openet
    • Oracle
    • Other Notable Vendors
  • References and Methodology

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