Published: 30 March 2015
Analyst(s): Norbert Scholz , Ian Keene , Kathie Hackler , Deborah Kish , Sylvain Fabre , Mentor Cana , Neil Osmond , Jouni Forsman , Kosei Takiishi , Peter Liu , Kamlesh Bhatia , Martina Kurth , Akshay K. Sharma
This analysis covers technologies and services specific to CSPs. The market was worth more than $168 billion by the end of 2014: approximately 50% in network infrastructure, 10% in operational software and the rest in network and software services. Large network equipment providers dominate.
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